Advisory Panel

Dr Ambati N Rao

Dean, Research & Publication, Director, GNLU Legal Incubation Council

Mr. Mradul Mishra

Assistant Professor - Research

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Mr Mradul Mishra finished his LL.B.(Hons) in the year 2010 from Lucknow University and LL.M. in the year 2012 from Dr RMLNLU, Lucknow with specialization in Constitutional Law. Thereafter he started practicing at Bar with his father at District Court, Auraiya (U.P.). Simultaneously he also started preparation for judicial services examinations and appeared twice for the interview of UP Civil Judge (JD) Exam. Later on, for about two years he ran a coaching institute for aspirants of judicial services and APO exam in Lucknow. While he was in Lucknow, he practiced at Lucknow High Court as well in Criminal matters. In April 2017 he joined Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat in the capacity of Assistant Professor (Research). At GNLU he is engaged with various research and teaching assignments with special focus on criminal laws.

Dr. Viralkumar B Mandaliya

Assistant Professor (Research) - Gujarat National Law University

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Dr. VB Mandaliya is native of Rajkot city belongs to Saurashtra region of Gujarat State. He has specialized in Biotechnology. He has completed his doctoral work under Prof. VS Thaker with thesis entitled Molecular and Biochemical studies on genus Gossypiumâ€. With his contribution in Agricultural Research with Dr. Radhakrishnan T., Dr. AL Rathnakumar and Dr. KK Pal, a group of Scientists at ICAR-Directorate of Groundnut Research, Junagadh for more than three years, he has joined Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar in Research Cadre as Assistant Professor under the guidance of Dr. Ranita Nagar, Dean Research and Dr. Bimal N. Patel, VC & Director. He has numerous publications (national and international), book and book chapters, paper-presentations, members and honors to his credit. He has pursued several short term courses from WIPO, Geneva; agMOOCs, Ministry of HRD, GOI; EUIPO, Spain.

Chintan Pathak

Techlawyer & Cyber Law Consultant

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Mr. Chintan Pathak is a popular cyber lawyer and operates from Surat, India. He is specializing in cyber laws and Intellectual property laws. He is also the  Founder of the Cyber Care Clinic, India’s first Cyber Addiction Rehabilitation Centre and Techno Legal Consultancy. He is the founder president of Child Online Protection Foundation of India (COPFI) working for online issues related with children and creates awareness amongst the children and parents regarding sensible use of technology in life. He is prominent cyber crime investigator and cyber forensics professional, working with Surat City Police , Surat Range Police, Vadodara City Police  and guiding the police departments in various cyber crimes related matters. Chintan Pathak is a distinguished expert in the field of Cyber laws and also heads the Criminal laws and Information technology practice at Chintan Pathak & Associates.
In a bid to create better Literacy of Cyber Crimes related issues amongst the common men, Chintan Pathak has been pursuing a programme of creating mass awareness of Cyber Law and Cyber Crimes in Surat City through his “Cyber Safety for All†campaign with Surat City Police.
He has important & various transactional experience encompassing Business laws, Internet and e-commerce laws, Intellectual Property laws, land laws and is legal advisor to many corporate houses, Corporations and Government entities. He has actively resolved many Cybercrime cases in conjunction with the Cyber crime cell, Surat and Economic Offences Wing of the Surat City Police. He regularly conducts cybercrime investigation workshops & seminars for training students of various colleges & police personnel from the Surat City Police.
Chintan Pathak is also a associate faculty at V.T.Choksi Sarvajanik Law College, Surat as well as other institutions such as Indira Gandhi National Open University, Surat Campus, Sheth C.D.Barfiwala College of Commerce, Surat and Surat Technical Education Society. He is also a Guest Lecturer AURO University. 
Chintan Pathak has authored numbers of articles and research papers on various legal issues in India about Information Technology and Laws. The most recent research paper published by him are, Issue of Cyber Bullying amongst School going Children in India – Human Right Perspective, Possible Policy and Legislative Steps to Improve Cloud Computing Regime in India, Consumer Protection in context of E-Commerce, Role of Teachers in Legal Education and Review of Cyber Security Policy of India, 2013 etc. in various National and International conferences. He co-authored Business Law Book for Commerce Students with B.S. Publication.
He is an active Speaker on Cyberlaw issues in Seminars and conferences organized by leading institutions of the country and in various cyberlaw discussions held by radio and print media.
Publishing news latter name “Times of Digital Wisdom†for Internet users, Children and Parents for Cyber Security with Vision of Tomorrow Charitable Trust (NGO).
Chintan Pathak graduated and mastered in Law from the V.T.Choksi Sarvajanik Law College, from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat. He studied Cyberlaws at the Asian School of Cyber Laws, Pune in the year 2003. He is a Certified Cyber Crime Investigator & Cyber Forensic Professional of National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) & ASCL. He has studied PGD in Information Technology from Sikkim Manipal Univeristy, Karnatka in year 2001. He studied PGD in Tax Management from South Gujarat University, Surat in year 2000. He studied Network Security from SAIT, Canada. He is pursing Ph.d in Cyber Laws from VNSGU. Chintan Pathak is also an Associate Member of Bar Council of Gujarat, Advocate Association of Surat and Internet Society of India (ISOC). He is a President of All India Information Technology Association for South Gujarat region.