The Law and Tech Times, RGNUL cordially invites you to a Webinar on “Career in Tech Law”, in collaboration with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) wherein Guest Speaker Mr. Samraat Basu will be interacting with the students on the nuances of specializing in technology law as a lucrative career option. He shall also address the affiliated intricacies associated with the realm of technology in the framework of law.


The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala (RGNUL) is an autonomous National Law University (NLU) established by the RGNUL Act (No. 12 of 2006) passed by the Legislature of the State of Punjab, under the second wave of reforms instituted by the Bar Council of India. Established in 2006, RGNUL has garnered a pan-India reputation as a stellar institution for legal research and education. In May 2015, RGNUL became the first and the only NLU to have been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an ‘A’ grade. In March 2018, RGNUL was amongst the four NLUs to have been granted an autonomous status by the University Grants Commission.

The University has been ranked among the top 10 law schools in India in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.


Law & Tech Times is a student-run, blind peer-reviewed newsletter/blog, working under Centre for Innovation and Intellectual Property (CIIPR), and based at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. It is the flagship initiative in the field of technology law, founded with the objective of facilitating research in the field of technological advancements and its interface with law.

The main objective of the law is to catch-up with the advancing innovations in the field of technology and the laws that govern them. Our team seeks to study this relationship of how the law interacts with science and technology. Within such a short while of its existence, the team has begun publishing its newsletters. The team’s offerings related to science and technology are grouped into various attractive clusters of study like the Intellectual Property Rights law, Health laws, Internet law, and Cyberspace regulations, Technological and Civil liberties, etc.

About the Guest Speaker

Mr. Samraat Basu is currently employed as Lecturer in Law & Tech at Tilburg University. He pursued an Advanced LLM in Law and Digital Technologies from Leiden University, The Hague, Netherlands. He has worked with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas in its TMT / Data Protection Team for close to two years where he advised leading multinational companies on their nuanced queries regarding privacy, gaming, artificial intelligence and machine learning, telemedicine, Aadhaar, fin-tech and other emergent technology and data protection related issues.

He was previously a research fellow with Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy where he provided legal advice, research assistance and policy inputs to the Ministry of Electronics and IT, Ministry of Finance and the Srikrishna Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill. He regularly writes for media outlets such as The Economic Times, Hindustan Times-Mint, The Wire, The Indian Express, Firstpost and the Oxford Business Law Blog, and has published academic articles in journals like International Company and Commercial Law Review (Sweet & Maxwell) and Data Protection Leader Journal (Data Guidance).

Key details of the event

  • Date: December 5, 2021 (Sunday)
  • Time: 3:30 PM IST
  • Platform: Cisco WebEx
  • Link to the session:HERE

For any queries regarding the event, please feel free to contact the undersigned:

  • Satvik Mishra, Senior Editor (+91- 9453010047)
  • Parth Prachi Srivastava, Senior Editor (+91- 7987477317)

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