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LexOrbis is a highly specialised, market-leading IP boutique with team of nine partners, 85 lawyers and over 60 patent attorneys (37+ engineers). The firm is amongthe fastest growing IP firms in India having offices at three strategic locations - Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
The firm acts as a one-stop shop and provide practical solutions and services on all intellectual property and legal issues faced by technology companies, research institutions and universities, as well as broadcasters, content developers and brand owners.
The firm’s dedicated patent department offers expert advice on patent work, covering filing, prosecution and litigation.
The firm enhanced the strength of in patent prosecution practice group in 2018-2019 by hiring 24 experienced patent attorneys in its Engineering and Life Science groups. In 2018-2019, the firm’s patent attorneys drafted over 1127 new patent cases for inventions originating from India, and prosecuted over 2000 patent applications.
The firm is the exclusive IP service providers to India's biggest public-sector oil company Indian, Oil Corporation Limited. The team handles foreign filing and prosecution of patent applications for CSIR (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research), India's nodal agency for public funded innovation.
LexOrbis represent the Defence Research & Development Organization of the Government of India, Department of Biotechnology, TIFAC, NRDC and many more government institutions.
The trademarks team is fully equipped to advise on trademark matters including strategic advice on trademark applications and protection. Its thorough and comprehensive advice on trademark mandates is widely recognised.
The firm stands out for its broad industry expertise. The team has developed particularly strong expertise and experience in the pharmaceutical, chemical, electronic, electrical, mechanic, biotech and IT sectors. LexOrbis is highly recommended by IP firms around the world.
The firm combines a high level of technical and legal expertise with tailored services, carefully adapted to each client’s specific needs. Lexorbis is renowned for its expertise in negotiating and closing settlement agreements on behalf of its clients, avoiding long-term and potentially costly litigation.
Manisha Singh, Managing Partner
Manisha is a leading lawyer in the IP area in India. Manisha has played an important and crucial role in advising and apprising Indian policy and law makers on global standards associated with IP administrative and enforcement systems.
She started her career at the time when Indian IP laws and practices were undergoing substantial changes pursuant to India’s obligations to comply with the TRIPS agreement
Manisha is a true strategist and has acted on several milestone cases. She leads most of the firm’s large and complex cases. She is known and respected for her deep expertise on prosecution and enforcement of all forms of IP rights and for strategizing and managing global patents, trademarks and designs portfolios of large global and domestic companies.
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.
Head of Litigation & Prosecution
Abhai focusses on intellectual property litigations, criminal enforcement and contested proceedings at the Trademark and Patent Offices.
He also advises clients on brand protection strategies for social media, internet and advertisements and has been successfully running several anti-counterfeiting campaigns in India for a variety of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to individual entrepreneurs.
He has successfully resolved cases in favour of the clients and has represented them at multiple forums including several district and high courts, Intellectual Property Appellate Board and Indian Trademark and Patent Offices. He represents a broad range of businesses and industries, including fashion, media and entertainment, publishing, fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, electronics, automobile, and ICT.
Head of Trademarks, Copyrights & Designs
Omesh heads the trademark, design and copyright practice. He is the Head of the Trademarks, Copyright and Designs Practice Area. Omesh has undertaken a wide array of assignments in prosecution and enforcement of intellectual property rights and has significant experience in handling domain name dispute before NIXI and WIPO, information technology, advertising and privacy-related issues.
He regularly advises on complex commercial and IP transactions and has noteworthy experience in litigation at various courts and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board. He is responsible for large IP portfolios from various industries including Pharmaceuticals, Foods and Beverages, Computer Software, Fashion, Automobiles and Liquor. His clients praise him for his ability to find pragmatic solutions that meet their needs.
Head of Patents (Engineering)
Joginder is a registered Indian patent agent and heads up our patent department. He holds a graduate degree in computer science and a diploma in electronics and telecommunication. Joginder and has over 10 years of rich experience in patents related work, and has substantial exposure to the handling of contentious and non-contentious patent matters.
He works closely with several national and international clients, managing their patent portfolio. Joginder drafts and prosecute patent applications before Indian Patent Office and he also assists in the prosecution of foreign patent applications. Joginder provides technical support during patent litigations and oppositions. His clients recognise him as being an industry expert t, and for the value that he adds to their cases.
Head of Patents (Science)
Rajeev is a registered Indian patent attorney and holds Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research. Rajeev leads the Patent Filing and Prosecution Group and has more than 15 years of experience.
He assists clients in mining and securing patent protection in India, Europe, USA and in other countries. Rajeev drafts and prosecutes patents in relation to pharmaceuticals, neutraceuticals, chemical, biochemical, organic chemistry, peptide chemistry, medicinal Products, medical devices, Oil and gas and nanotechnology.
He is also engaged in providing product or process clearance opinions to clients in India and providing guidance is conducting freedom to operate searches in other jurisdictions. Rajeev is actively involved in providing invalidity and patentability opinions to various clients. He provides assistance to the legal team in various contentious matters, including pre- and post-grant oppositions, revocations and appeals before IPAB and in litigation cases before the courts.
Rajeev regularly advises national and international clients on filing and prosecution strategies in India and freedom-to-operate matters. He is a regular speaker in various seminars/conferences and has published a number of articles on various patent related subjects.
Practice Areas & Clients
LexOrbis’ client portfolio encompasses leading global, international and local corporations. This includs key players in the US, European and Asian markets and a number of Fortune 500 companies.
The firm works with clients from a variety of sectors, and stands out for its impressive client roster:
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