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Principal Associate, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
Dhruv Matta advises clients on IT laws with specific focus on issues relating to data privacy, technology transfer agreements, royalty agreements, and commodity classification & licensing requirements. He also has exhaustive litigation experience as a clerk to the Retd. Hon’ble Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India (2013-2014); and as a practicing advocate before various judicial forums including the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, different High Courts, and the Hon’ble CESTAT. His background enables him to advice on policy-related issues relating to data privacy and IT products.
Partner Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
Prashant Phillips advises clients on cyber law with focus on data protection and data privacy. His experience also includes patent preparation, patent prosecution, patent litigation and industrial designs practice at L&S. He has written many articles on issues pertaining to cyber law in India and has advised clients on issues pertaining to data protection and data privacy, both under the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, pending before the Indian parliament. His technical expertise enables him to fully understand the nuances of an IT systems and ascertain the key issues that may give rise to obligations under the various laws. His advisory has been focused on taking pre-emptive measures to mitigate any exposure from the existing laws.