Information Technology Law

Our firm has acquired specialized knowledge and experience with regard to legal and practical implementation of Information Technology Law, especially in jurisdictions without a statutory/regulatory frame work in this regard. Electronic Data Interchange, Telematic Data Interchange, software development and implementation, internet, intranet, WIPO patent and trademark, and contractual and evidential issues are some of the areas in which our firm has advised, drafted agreements and provided consultancy both on legal as well as policy & practical issues.

Our firm is a pioneer in this field in Pakistan. We have been the first to prepare specialized contracts for Information Technology related Agreements from Software purchase, rental, licensing, development, installation and maintenance to Hardware, LAN, VAN, Web Development, hosting and major projects for Computerization and Implementation of Information Technology Systems from SMEs to Large Multinational Corporations and International Financial Institutions.

Barrister Zahid Jamil, our senior associate and experienced specialist in this area has been, as a member of the Information Technology Law Forum, Ministry of Science & Technology, responsible as the core drafter of the Electronic Transactions Ordinance,

  • International Arbitration
  • International Enforcement of Intellectual Property
  • Issues relating to the General Agreement on Trade in Services
  • Matters relating to Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

Aspect and provisions relating to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade,1994