Shiva Prasad

Indian-Licensed Tech Contract Attorney


Shiva focuses his practice in the area of business and legal counseling in connection with complex business and technology related transactions, including outsourcing transactions, cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS), intellectual property license agreements, strategic alliances, joint research and development agreements, joint ventures and other commercial transactions involving intellectual property assets.


Shiva provides his clients with strategic counseling regarding structuring, negotiating and ultimately documenting:

  • License agreements for patents, software, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets;
  • Internet-related business agreements, including cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) transactions;
  • Outsourcing agreements ;
  • Agreements for product distribution, including OEM, distribution, sales representative and reseller agreements;
  • Manufacturing and purchase and supply agreements;
  • Website legal documents like terms of service, Privacy Policy, etc.;


Shiva has more than two decades of experience in legal field including banking - having worked with the Banking Ombudsman. He has been working in the Legal Process Outsourcing industry for the past ten years having worked with clients from across the globe catering to their legal document drafting and review/vetting of their contracts. He continues to work as a legal advisor for many Companies in different countries.


  • LLB from Bangalore University.
  • MSc in Agriculture Economics from UAS, Bangalore.
  • CAIIB of the Indian Institute of Bankers.
  • Dip. In Computer Science.

Shiva is a Member of the Bar Council of Bangalore, India

Shiva is also an External Examiner for the Post Graduate Diploma program of the internationally reputed Manipal Academy of Higher Education.