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Singh & Singh C-139, Defence Colony, New Delhi, 110 024
Singh and Singh Law Firm LLP is an Indian law firm with years of experience in providing services inter alia in the field of Intellectual Property Law, Media and Telecommunications Laws, Arbitration, Competition Law, Law of Taxation, Drugs Regulatory Laws. With a highly qualified and experienced team of legal professionals, the firm is able to identify the core of a client's issues to provide suitable solutions.
Singh and Singh was founded by Mr. Maninder Singh, Senior Advocate (Currently Additional Solicitor General of India) and Mrs. Prathiba M. Singh. Mr. Maninder Singh, was designated as Senior Advocate in the year 2008 and had since retired from Singh and Singh. In the year 2012, Singh and Singh was converted into LLP with 5 partners, however, upon designation of Mrs. Prathiba M. Singh as Senior Advocate in December, 2012, the LLP was reduced to 4 partners. Since then, the Firm is running as a professionally managed firm and currently has 5 partners and 4 associate partners each an expert in their respective practice area. The firm further has over 40 attorneys and patent agents.
The expertise and experience brought in by the Founding Partners, coupled with their desire to create a youthful and energetic law firm, has inspired the aggregation of a dynamic team of lawyers and professionals within the firm, who continues to operate and advance the legacy of Singh and Singh. Highly experienced and qualified individuals make up the respective teams at the firm who have a rich experience in handling intricate and crucial matters. The Firm has rich experience in Litigation, Advisory, Regulatory, Prosecution and Enforcement.
The Firm has grown over the years, to become one of India’s leading Law Firms in the field of Intellectual Property litigation, Information Technology, TMT and related aspects, as also technology, Media and Telecommunication Laws and has been awarded both, individually and as a firm, in the past years. The firm has been ranked in top tiers by various international and national publication.
We represent a large number of clients for IPR matters in the following areas:
- PHARMACEUTICAL & MEDICAL DEVICES
- TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANIES
- ELECTRONICS & ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS
- AUTOMOBILE COMPANIES
- CHEMICAL COMPANIES
- E-COMMERCE COMPANIES
- MULTIMEDIA & SOFTWARE COMPANIES
- BROADCASTING COMPANIES
- ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
- RADIO CHANNELS
- PRINT MEDIA
- LEADING JOB PORTALS
- WHITE GOODS & HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS
- LEADING CHAIN OF HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
- PACKAGING COMPANIES
- EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTES
- AMUSEMENT PARKS
- TOBACCO COMPANIES
She is a graduate from Delhi University with a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Physics. She completed her law from Delhi University and graduated in 2007. She has also done post graduate diploma courses in IPR Law and Securities and Banking Laws. Before joining Singh & Singh in May, 2008, she used to work for a Delhi based Corporate Law Firm. She heads a patent litigation team which primarily deals with patent litigation pertaining to multiple fields including telecommunications and pharmaceuticals. She has been working with the Firm for past 10 years and has handled various landmark cases which include amongst others Novartis vs Union of India, Merck vs Glenmark, Bayer Corporation Vs. Alembic Pharmaceuticals, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson Vs. Micromax Infomatics Limited etc.
She has extensive experience in relation to disputes pertaining to the field of Standard Essential Patents. She has been handling SEP cases since 2009. She was in-fact involved in one of the first SEP cases in India between Vringo and ZTE. Currently, she is handling all Ericsson’s and Dolby’s infringement suits filed against various Indian and Chinese mobile phone players. She actively advises clients in relation to various issues pertaining to procurement, licensing and enforcement of Standard Essential Patents. She also has experience of negotiating and executing FRAND licensing deal on behalf of SEP owners. She has handled various mediation proceedings in relation to FRAND licensing issues.
She is actively involved in policy issues as well. In 2015, she was nominated for the award of IP Rising Star by International Financial Law Review. In 2017, she has been recognized as one of the leading patent professionals in India by IAM Magazine. She has been a regular Speaker at various international and national Seminars and workshops.
She is one of the founding members of Indo-German Association for Legal Cooperation.Show more +