Cyber forensics. Cryptocurrency. Blockchain. Big Data. Data Privacy.
What do these buzzwords have in common? They are the part of the more relevant discussions around the globe. They are the game changers and experts are being sought across different fields.
Technology is evolving too fast. You have drones delivering Amazon packages, cryptocurrency becoming more viable as a medium of exchange, also becoming part of all sorts of industries, cars being sent into outer space, etc.
The intricacies of technology has change and is changing as we speak. There is a huge requirement for lawyers who understand technological nuances well enough to advise their clients and draw contracts detailed enough to protect their clients’ interests.
In the legal field, you now need to know not only how to draft contracts and intellectual property rights, but possess the necessary domain knowledge in order to provide full-service to the clients. When a client comes to a lawyer they want full service at one stop. So the lawyers need to be prepared to be to able address the client’s concerns to the fullest.
What do you need to know to be a technology law or cyber law expert? What are the skill sets that you apart from the rest? You need to know the upcoming technologies, the nuances of the contracts, and the domain knowledge amongst other practical aspects of the work.
What is the career potential after doing this course?
Each and every law firm has a team dedicated to technology law. There are law firms completely dedicated to practice of technology law. They command incredible premium from their clients. The technology sector has been consistently attracting biggest investments, which goes on to further highlight the importance of tech lawyers within law firms.
With technology related disputes and litigation being on the rise, there is a requirement of litigators who is an expert in the field of cyber laws. Banks, NBFCs and financial institutions are heavily investing in technology faced with competition from fintech companies. Both banks and transitional financial institutions as well as fintech companies are recruiting lawyers with knowledge of fintech regulations as well as technology law.
Government is increasingly empanelling and employing many technology lawyers as it is entering into various technology agreements.
Relevant industries: Technology, Finance, Banking, Services, Government, Policy, Consulting
Potential employers: Government, regulators, technology product companies, SAAS, technology consulting service providers, law firms, independent lawyers specializing in technology and startup space, digital marketing agencies, large conglomerates, big technology companies
What is unique about this course?
Generally when we start learning, especially in online courses people start and end with reading the study materials. This course is not about learning the provisions of the statute and case laws.
This course is intensive and not just theoretical, it has hands on practical lessons, where your drafting skills are honed. You learn what lawyers and professionals do practically on a regular basis.
You need to spend 8-10 hours per week on this course. This course will provide you feedback, coaching from trainer to help you improve the work you produce. You will be writing an article per month under expert guidance which will publish on iPleaders blog or other publications. You will get a free course on professional networking, CV writing and interview skills so that you can easily find jobs.
Students who perform well in class get recommendation to top law firms for jobs and internships.
After completing the course, you will be able to perform various tasks that fall in the domain of technology law, regulation, compliances and technology contracts and be at ease with different aspects of technology licensing, due diligence etc. even if you work as a general in-house lawyer, or a lawyer in the banking & finance, M&A, Private Equity or Venture Capital space, and with respect to technology law aspects even if you pursue litigation or arbitration.
Who should take this course:
Managers, business heads tech companies, both in products and services category need to know these laws. Lawyers working for technology and ecommerce companies or looking to specialise in specialize in cyber law, technology law, Banking and Investment Law should take up this course. Apart from this there are cyber security officers and data protection officers, law students looking to work in corporate law firms, the Big 4, fintech companies, banks or NBFCs.
You get access to the study material through the digital learning management system, available on Android and iOS applications.The hard copy of the study materials is couriered to your address. You get live video sessions held after regular work hours along with 2 practical weekly exercises followed by written feedback. You get to ask questions, clear your doubts in the live session or the online forums. You get to learn conveniently on the go!
Money back guarantee
If you take this course, follow it diligently for a month, do all the exercises but do not find value in it, we will refund the entire course fee to you. It is a 100% money back guarantee with only one condition, you must do it properly for a month. If you don’t find it valuable after that, get your entire money back. How to get the refund? Read the detailed money back guarantee policy here.
Recruitment and internship support
We are the only organization in India which teach this kind of comprehensive technology law course. Many employers, law firms and companies are happy to recruit our high performing students. If you do well in your exercises and classes, we can help you to get jobs, internships and assessment internships in good law firms, with renowned lawyers as well as in various companies.
What will you learn?
You will get to learn how to strategise and draft with respect to technology law, regulatory and policy work. You will learn things like how to obtain crucial licences for various tech companies, how to negotiate, execute and enforce technology contracts, understand the commercials of such transactions, understand the process of evidence collection, prosecution , etc. for cyber crimes, GDPR audits, etc.
Module 1: Introduction to Information Technology Law
Module 2: Introduction to Technology Contracts
Module 3: Critical Interests to be Protected in Technology Contracts
Module 4: Website-Related Agreements
Module 5: Software Development, Licensing and Acquisition
Module 6: E-Commerce: Law & Contracts
Module 7: Other Technology Contracts
Module 8: Platform and Intermediary Liability
Module 9: Fintech and the Law
Module 10: Cyber Crimes, Privacy and Data Security
Module 11: Online Reputation Management
Module 12: Electronic Contracts and Digital signature
Module 13: Outsourcing and the law
Last Date of Enrollment: 30th September, 2018
Batch Commencement Date: 1st October, 2018
Duration: 12 months
Course: INR 23,600/- (including GST)
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