Ayyappan Palanissamy has obtained two post-graduate degrees (LL.M & MHRM), and two under-graduate degrees (LL. B & Psychology) from Pondicherry University, India. Currently, he is a Coordinator for the Commercial Law program and a faculty teaching commercial law and management courses at Modern College of Business and Science, Oman. He has taught previously in the international universities in Malaysia and has 16 years of teaching and research experience in the field of law. His research interests include intellectual property law, artificial intelligence and law, and cyber laws. He is a professional member of the Bar Council of Tamilnadu, India, as well as a member of the International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT), and the International Economics Development and Research Centre (IEDRC). He is a reviewer for International Journal of Knowledge and Learning published by Inderscience Publishers.