Manisha Singh

Partner at LexOrbis

Manisha Singh is the founder and the managing partner at LexOrbis. She overviews and supervises all practice groups at the firm. Starting her career at the time when Indian IP laws and practices were undergoing substantial changes pursuant to India’s obligations to comply with the Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of IP Rights, Ms Singh played a crucial role in advising and apprising Indian policy and law makers on global standards associated with IP administrative and enforcement systems.

Areas of practice

Ms Singh is known and respected for her deep expertise in prosecution and enforcement of all forms of IP rights and for strategising and managing global patents, trademarks and designs portfolios of large global and domestic companies. Her keen interest in using and deploying the latest technology tools and processes has immensely helped the firm to develop efficient IP service delivery models and to provide best-in-class services. She is also known for her sharp litigation and negotiation skills for both IP and non-IP litigations and dispute resolution. She represents the Reserve Bank of India, India’s central banking institution, before the High Court of Delhi and the Supreme Court of India in cases related to banking and non-banking financial companies in addition to a large number of IP litigations with a focus on patent litigations covering all technical fields – particularly pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and mechanics. She has been involved in and successfully resolved various trademark, copyright and design infringement and passing off cases in the shortest possible time and most cost-efficient manner, applying out-of-box strategies and thinking.

Some of the awards and accolades Ms Singh received over the past 12 months are listed below:

  • ALB India Law Awards, 2020 – recognised as “India’s Top Disputes Lawyer”
  • IAM Strategy 300, 2020 – recognised as a leading IP strategist
  • IAM 1000, 2020 – listed as a “Recommended Individual”
  • Managing IP, 2020 – recognised as an “IP Star” for patent litigation, patent strategy and counselling
  • Legal Era/Legal Media Group, 2020 – listed among “Star Women in law”
  • WTR 1000, 2020 – ranked among the “Recommended Individuals”
  • Social Talks/Niti Ayog, 2020 – recognised for her “Excellent leadership in the field of patents”

Professional associations

  • ECTA
  • INTA

Firm details

709-710 Tolstoy House
15-17 Tolstoy Marg
New Delhi 110 001

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