Singh & Associates, Founder – Manoj K Singh Advocates and Solicitors is an ISO 9001:2008-certified full-service law firm, headquartered in New Delhi. It has a pan-India presence, with offices strategically situated in Mumbai, Bangalore and Gurugram.
The firm has four major practice groups: intellectual property, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, contracts and transactions, and corporate and tax. Over the years, the firm has created its own niche nationally and internationally by providing quality legal services accompanied by excellent turnaround times and competitive fees. With the aim of providing a comprehensive array of services to its domestic and international clientele, the firm’s growing number of professionals stands at 115, including experienced lawyers with in-house advocacy expertise, chartered accountants, company secretaries, trademark attorneys, patent agents, engineers and specialised paralegal staff.
Singh & Associates has received numerous awards for its outstanding professional services:
- The firm received the Excellence in Professional Services Award from the Indo-American Chamber Of Commerce (2017).
- The firm is a recommended IP rights practice in the WTR 1000 and the Legal 500.
- The firm is an IP Excellence Award in India recipient (2016-2017).
- The firm is ranked in the Top 50 Best Law Firms by Questel Orbit.
- The firm was named Law Firm of the Year at the India Legal Awards 2016.
- The firm was named a notable firm in the Asia Legal Business M&A Rankings 2016.
- Founding partner Manoj K Singh was featured as one of the 100 Legal Luminaries of India 2016 and has been described as an “excellent and solution-oriented lawyer”.
- The firm was recommended for dispute resolution practice by the Legal 500.
- The firm is empanelled with the Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
The firm’s practice group comprises patent attorneys, patent agents, technology analysts, engineers, trademark attorneys, trademark agents, IP rights paralegals and dedicated support staff committed to protecting and promoting intellectual property that facilitates businesses around the world. We also facilitate for start-ups under the Scheme for Facilitating Start-Ups Intellectual Property Protection, which was launched by the Indian government to prosecute trademarks.
The IP rights practice group is similar to a boutique firm within a full-service law firm. It covers the complete spectrum of services in patents, trademarks, domain names, copyrights, geographical indications (appellations of origin), designs and other related rights. The IP services include watch services, prosecution, investigations, litigation, interferences, negotiations, licensing, portfolio management, assignments, registered-user agreements, transfer agreements and IP due diligences.
Singh & Associates’ robust knowledge management system is utilised to serve clients economically and efficiently. Services offered include the prosecution and registration of trademarks, patents, copyright, designs and geographical indications, along with related searches, investigations, watch services, patent maintenance, office actions and replies, drafting, IP portfolio management, corporate transactions, assignments, registered-user agreements, licensing, transfer agreements, patent commercialisation, workability assessments, industrial manifestation, litigation, searches and seizures, anti-counterfeiting actions, interferences, alternative dispute resolution and IP due diligence. The IP practice team also assists clients with problems relating to franchising, advertising, the Internet and e-commerce, outsourcing and managed services.
Singh & Associates has a strong presence, practising before all IP offices, the high courts and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board. Over the past few years, the firm has shown phenomenal growth in its patent and trademark design practice. It represents and manages the patent portfolios of top multinational conglomerates in the petrochemicals, telecoms, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, automation, entertainment and media, electronics and life sciences industries.
The firm is well equipped to provide extensive patent research, draft applications and perform freedom-to-operate searches and prepare reports in all technological fields.
Our IP support services include drafting all agreements, contracts and deeds relating to the assignment and licensing of IP rights, providing IP rights assessments with legal opinions and assisting with technology transfers.
Singh & Associates strives to share knowledge and resources with the legal community through its four monthly newsletters: Indian Legal Impetus, S&A IP Tech, Insolvency Round-Up and S&A Pharma Newsletter.
Through our associations with international law firms and legal associations such as the International Trademark Association, the International Bar Association, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and the Alliance of Business Lawyers, the firm has a global outlook and exposure.
Singh & Associates, Founder – Manoj K Singh, Advocates and Solicitors
East of Kailash
New Delhi 110065
Daizy Chawla, Managing partner
Daizy Chawla, Managing Partner
Mumbai, Bangalore, Gurugram
Sample client list
- Aspen Global Incorporated
- BorgWarner Inc
- ERA Biotech
- Euro Apex BV
- Hard Rock International
- Parker Intangibles LLC
- US Nutraceuticals
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