Manisha Singh

Manisha Singh

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Manisha Singh
Founder, Partner
Lex Orbis

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Manisha Singh, founder and managing partner of LexOrbis, is a highly reputed lawyer with more than 24 years of experience. Known for her astute understanding of IP laws and litigation nuances, Manisha provides practical and business-oriented solutions to a vast number of clients including many Fortune 500 companies, globally renowned universities, and public sector research organizations. She has been instrumental in developing global portfolios of patents, designs and trademarks for many Indian companies and research institutions. She passionately pursues endeavours to strengthen India’s IP protection and enforcement system to align it with international standards and work closely with the industry associations and the government. She is a member of IPR committees of CII, FICCI and ASSOCHAM. She was elected as the Vice-President of India Group of Asian Patent Attorney Association in 2019. Manisha is also the Standing Counsel for the Reserve Bank of India at the Delhi High Court and is known for her deep understanding of corporate, banking, and financial services laws. Manisha is a prolific writer and has contributed chapters in Indian IP laws to many leading publications including Mondaq, IP Media Group, Vantage Asia, Managing IP, Asia IP, CTC Media to name a few. She is consistently recognised for her contribution to the IP field by world-renowned organisations.

Manisha, in addition to leading a growing firm of over 250 personnel and managing offices in 3 cities, passionately works for promotion of indigenous art and handicrafts which are fading with time. Her association with Haath ka Bana (Made By Hand), a social enterprise that promotes traditional folk art and crafts of India, is aimed to promote crafts which are protected as Geographical Indications. Manisha equally espouses the cause of equal opportunity and LexOrbis at any given point in time employs about 75% of women professionals and staff.

Some of the recent awards/recognitions received by Manisha Singh are:

  • IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders 2022 featured Manisha Singh
  • IBLJ A-List 2021 featured Manisha Singh among India's Top 100 Lawyers
  • ALB India Top IP Lawyers 2021 recognised Manisha Singh
  • ALB India Top Disputes Lawyers 2021 recognised Manisha Singh
  • Leaders in Law Global Awards 2021 Patent Expert of the Year awarded to Manisha Singh
  • ASSOCHAM IP Excellence Awards 2021: Manisha Singh won the Outstanding Woman IP Practitioner of the Year award
  • WIPR diversity recognized Manisha Singh as “Featured Lawyer- Influential Women in IP 2021”
  • IAM Patent 1000 recognized Manisha Singh as recommended individual 2021 & ranked in individual category for Prosecution.
  • Managing IP IP Star 2021 recognized Manisha Singh as “Patent Star 2021”