Dr. Chintan Pathak is by profession Lawyer, by heart Educator and by passion Ethical Hacker. He is working as a Managing Partner at Dr. Chintan Pathak & Associates, a Surat base law firm working internationally from last 16 Years. Dr. Chintan Pathak & Associates major practicing areas included but not limited to the Cyber Crime Cases, Data Privacy Compliance, Cyber Bullying, Online Reputation Management, Cyber Defamation, Cyber Security, Cyber Crime Complaints, Drafting & Reviewing Digital Contracts, Blockchain Legal Compliance, Internet of Things Legal Compliances, Artificial Intelligence Legal Compliances, Intellectual Property Management, Trademark , Copyright , Patent, Design and Geographical Indication Mark Registration and Legal Work, Smart City Legal Compliances, Digital Asset Management, Information Technology Law Compliances and Drafting the Privacy Policies, Terms & Conditions for Web Sites, Applications and E-Commerce Companies and Start-ups etc.
Dr. Chintan Pathak is working with Surat City Police, Surat Range Police, Vadodara City Police, Vadodara Range Police, Western Railway Police and empowering police persons through different trainings in Cyber Crime Investigation & Digital Evidence Collection. He had successfully investigated, prosecuted and defended many sensitive Cyber Crimes Cases. Dr. Chintan Pathak had also conducted training for Judiciary on Cyber Crimes and Digital Evidence related issues. He is associated with most ambitious project of Home Department of Gujarat Government” and Brain Child of Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji, “Cyber Suraksha Kavach”. He is empanel with Surat Range Police as a Technolegal Expert and Guiding Police Persons in Cyber Crime Investigation, Empowering through Capacity Building Programs and Create Awareness in General Public about the various Cyber Crimes related issues in Surat Range Area.
Dr. Chintan Pathak is also a passionate entrepreneur who started India’s first Digital Wellness Consultancy, “Cyber Care ClinicTM”, which is working for Internet Addiction and Rehabilitation, Internet Detox, Digital Diet, Digital Ethics, Smart Digital CitizenshipTM, Digital Mindfulness, Digital Nutrition, Digital Education, Digital Health Management and Cyber Security since 2011 at Surat, Gujarat, India.
He is a founder president of Child Online Protection Foundation of India (www.copfi.in) working for online issues related with children and creates awareness among the children and parents regarding innovative and sensible use of technology in their life. Child Online Protection Foundation of India is a Partner Organization working with “Child Friendly Smart City Knowledge Centre” an initiative of UNICEF & Surat Municipal Corporation. He is founder president of Women Internet Safety Education – WISE (www.bewisebesafe.in) working for Women Safety in Cyber World. In a bid to create better Literacy on Cyber Crimes related issues among the common men, Dr. Chintan Pathak has been pursuing a programme of creating mass awareness of Cyber Law and Cyber Crimes in India through his “Cyber Safety for All” campaign with Various City Police from last eight years. To create Safe, Secure and Vibrant Digital Community and contribute in “Digital India” a most ambitious initiative of Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji for better and transparent governance. he started http://smartdigitalindia.in/ to aware people a sensible use of technology. He was a past President of All India Information Technology Association for South Gujarat region. He is an active Speaker on Cyberlaw related issues and conducted more than 250+ Seminars and workshops for leading institutions of the country and in various cyberlaw discussions held by radio and print media. He addressed more than 50000+ Students & Parents on cyber safety awareness and given oath of “Responsible Digital Citizen”. He is publishing news latter name “Times of Digital Wisdom” for Internet users, Children and Parents for Cyber Security with Vision of Tomorrow Charitable Trust (NGO). Presently he is a Visiting Faculty at V.T.Choksi Law College, Sarvajanik College of Law (SFI), Law Department of Veer Narmad South Gujarat University for LL.M Course, Adjunct Professor at Institute of Law, Parul University, Vadodara, Auro University and many other leading institutions of India. He is also an active member of the Board of Study for Law subject at VNSGU.
Dr. Chintan Pathak graduated and mastered in Law from the V.T.Choksi Sarvajanik Law College, VNSGU, Surat. He Completed his Cyber Forensic & Cyber Crime Investigation Course from National Law School of India University, Bangaluru. He has studied PGD in Information Technology from Sikkim Manipal University, Karnataka in year 2001. He studied PGD in Tax Management from South Gujarat University, Surat. He is Ph.d in Cyber Law from VNSGU.
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, Child Protection in Cyber Space, Review of Cyber Security Policy of India, 2013 and Cyber Crimes against Children: An Appraisal of the Pertinent Legislation & Initiative in India and Abroad etc.