Prasanth Sugathan is a technology lawyer and the Legal Director at, a non-profit organisation based in New Delhi that promotes
innovation and open access to knowledge and helps to defend rights of
citizens in the digital space. His areas of practice include technology
law, Intellectual property law, administrative law and constitutional
law. He is an engineer turned lawyer and has worked closely with the
Free Software community in India.

He has deposed before Parliamentary Committees on issues related to
Information Technology Act and Net Neutrality. He has also spoken at
various national and international conferences on topics like
Freedom of Speech on the Internet, Privacy, Net neutrality and cyber