Profile

Advocate Puneet Bhasin is a Cyber Law Expert practicing in Mumbai in matters involving Cyber Crimes, E-Commerce and Intellectual Property disputes in cyber space along with advising Online Gaming companies/ Content based Mobile Apps and Set Top boxes, Payment on Demand Video providers about the legalities of the same.  Founder of Cyberjure Legal Consulting, a Mumbai based firm specializing in Technology, Media and Entertainment Laws. Among the first in India to lay the foundation of Cyber laws and Online Entertainment laws.

A major part of her practice consists of advising Movie Producers and other Online Content broadcasters with respect to legalities with respect to cyber laws and Intellectual Property laws involved in content dissemination, and drafting agreements and compliance structuring for International data dissemination along with data/ content dissemination through various digital media within Indian jurisdiction like mobile apps disseminating movies, songs and television serials. A substantial part of her practice consists of advising with respect to Information Technology Law compliance and drafting the Privacy Policies, Terms & Conditions, etc. of E-Commerce Companies, and she is a retainer with a diverse variety of E-commerce companies. She represents major Nationalized banks in Cyber Crime complaints filed against them and regularly assist them in dealing with online financial scams, and is on the Panel of Punjab National Bank for all their cyber security, data privacy and cyber crime matters. She also has vast experience in formulation and drafting of Information Security Policies and Bring Your Own Device Policies for Companies. Have conducted Information Technology Law Compliance Audits, Privacy Law Compliance Audits, IoT Privacy compliance Audits for MNCs and Major Government organizations.

She holds a Post Graduation in Cyber Laws and is a Certified Cyber Crime Investigator and also a Certified Privacy Professional. She conducts lectures in Cyber Laws in Corporates, IT Companies and at events public events organized by NGOs. She also provides training and consultation to major Consulting companies. She had the opportunity to advice the Rajya Sabha Committee on reforms in Cyber Pornography Laws in India and has thereby helped formulate the current law in India on Online Pornography. She has also authored many articles on various aspects of Cyber Laws and am an active blogger on cyber law related issues. She is a retainer in many E-commerce companies and Technology Companies and handle all legalities including intellectual property rights issues in cyber space and anti-piracy cases in digital content. Her client portfolio consists of online dating, websites, B2B websites, social networking portals, B2C websites and B2B2C websites, Bollywood movie production companies, Television Channels, Nationalised Banks, leading Consulting Companies, MNCs, to name a few. She has handled online piracy cases for leading companies, Production houses and Online content providers. She has many MNCs like Tata, KPMG, Reliance and many others for whom she has worked on online reputation management and worked on blocking online urls which are defamatory in content and also traced emails or other defamatory data.

Also, in recent times she has advised nationalized Banks with whom I am empanelled on various legal aspects and implementation of Cryptocurrency and Blockchains. Advised many Cryptocurrency start ups and Fintech Companies on the nuances of Technology laws in India.

Qualifications

  • B.L.S.LL.B.-Government Law College (Mumbai)
  • LL.M. Mumbai University Specializing in E-commerce Laws and Cyber Crimes
  • Harvard UniversityCourse in Managing Cyber security Risk in the Information Age
  • Global CIO Certification from Indian School Business (ISB), Hyderabad.
  • DSCI Certified Privacy Professional (DCPP)
  • P.G. in Cyber Laws
  • Certified Cyber Crime Investigator
  • Certified in Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security
  • Diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws from NUJS (West Bengal)
  • Diploma in Business and Management from Symbiosis University (Pune)
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