Sushanth IT Law Associates: Striking a Balance between Law and Technology

Information Technology (IT) is fretful with the fields of Cyber Law, IPR Law, Compliance & Regulatory Framework and Information Security which requires expert proficiency & ability. Thus, there is the need of highly skilled IT Lawyers to tackle with these problems.  Sushanth IT Law Associates aims at establishing the Single Window Solution in the field of IT Law. The firm follows a systematic working structure to keep abreast with the growing demand of IT law professionals to deal with all the facets of technology related legal issues of IT domain.

There is a misconception running in the society that cyber law is only for IT or technology related companies. They are unaware about the fact that if they are using any computer resources, communication devices, including mobile phones, or even information in the digital form, then they are covered under cyber law. Thus, Sushanth IT Law Associates focuses on organizing frequent workshops and gets involved with all their abilities for a social and communal cause of Spreading Cyber Law & Security Awareness in the society. They strive to provide comprehensive, real time practical solutions tailored to the clients’ needs and ensure dedicated service by keeping pace with the trends.

The firm has its vision to excel as a leading global IT Law Firm delivering quality services along with professionalism, techno legal proficiency, enthusiasm, innovation and personal responsibility as its unique principles.

A Techno Legal Expert

Sai Sushanth Samudrala is the CEO of Sushanth IT Law Associates. He is a cyber law expert and techno legal consultant from Hyderabad. He is a law graduate and has procured his masters in cyber law and cyber security from the National Law University, Jodhpur in August 2012.

Sushanth is a technology geek. He had a website for his school when he was only in seventh standard. He has a legal family background and his passion for technology resulted in the blend of law and technology. Thus, he got directed towards building his career in cyber law and joined 14 diploma courses, namely cyber-crime prosecution and defence, IT security, cyber forensic, etc. during his first year of law.

Sushanth is one of the 45 Cyber Law Compliance Auditors in India. He has also conducted many cyber law awareness workshops at various levels including schools, colleges and corporates. Besides, he has mentored quite a few professionals, MNCs and startups on Cyber law and similar subjects. Furthermore, he had authored an ebook, “Websites & Indian Cyber Law” and published several articles in national and international journals. He also keeps visiting as guest faculty for cyber law in various colleges such as National University of Advanced Legal Studies, RSU University, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus, etc.

Sushanth started his journey of building a full service law firm with just 1 office in Hyderabad and eventually expanded to 3 offices across the city with a team of 15-20 members.

Offering Cutting-Edge Blend of Capabilities

Sushanth IT Law Associates provides social and legal concerns relating to IT, such as technology transfer and licensing, software piracy and privacy, e-commerce, data protection & outsourcing, cyber law and IT act. Recently they had launched a legal cloud solution “SITL Legal Cloud”- first ever legal cloud solution provider and a free android app “Cyber law 4 U” to aware professionals and organizations about the cyber legal aspects. They have also launched another app for the Startups called, “Startup Legal Connect”.

Stepping Stones out of Stumbling Blocks

Being an exclusive cyber law consulting firm, the primary challenge for Sushanth IT Law Associates was the lack of awareness about cyber law. On the other hand, the evolution of technology has been increasingly growing fast but the law has not been able to keep up with the pace, due to which, building legal solution for technology in business has been the most challenging part.

Moreover, people are ignorant about the need of specialized cyber lawyer for cyber-crime cases. The terms and conditions, policies of websites, mobile apps, software and cloud platforms, e-contracts, and technology legal matters and techno legal agreements, including cloud computing agreements, data protection agreements, IP licensing agreements, IT contracts, website and mobile app agreements are their specialized core areas. Sushanth IT Law Associates has worked on International Cyber Law and Cross border techno legal aspects and has served clientele across the globe, including USA ( Texas, California, Virginia, New York, Silicon Valley etc.), UK, Middle East ( Dubai), Australia, New Zealand, Mauritius, Singapore. They are trying to decode to the people that a cyber-lawyer can better understand the technology and blend the same with the law, thereby offering techno legal solutions.

Future Perspectives

Sushanth IT Law Associates’s goal is to provide high quality Techno Legal Solutions and cater to all entities, from a startup to a fortune 500 company. Their main vision is to bring about an awareness related to cyber law and contribute to a cyber-safe nation through their workshops and programs. The firm wants to keep pace with the latest technology trends and develop new ideas while striking a balance with law and technology.

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