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CLIENT: Vinay Gupta, Global Head (Treasury)
COMPANY/FIRM: Jindal Saw Limited
TESTIMONIAL: We are an Indian Conglomerate doing business across the globe which exposes us to various kinds of risks. We have used the expertise of Singh & Associates, New Delhi in the areas of litigation in India and outside India, corporate advisory and other legal matters.  We are very happy with our experience with Mr Manoj Singh who is the founding partner and his team. We would be delighted to refer them to others as well.

COMPANY/FIRM: DeForest Koscelnik Yokitis & Berardinelli
TESTIMONIAL: Mr. Manoj Singh came highly recommended by another international law firm for provision of advice concerning application of Indian law to technology licensing efforts into India.  Mr. Singh lived up to the recommendation. His advice was prompt, comprehensive, and practical. I look forward to working with him on other matters in the future.

CLIENT: Prashant Juneja
COMPANY/FIRM: Arico Foods Private Limited
TESTIMONIAL: We are extremely satisfied with the services rendered by the team of Singh & Associates. The team is very responsive and responsible. Singh & Associates renders top notch quality of professional services in a most cost-effective fee structure to the Company. The team members have relevant experience in their respective practice domain including extensive knowledge in many sectors which is a great support to the Company and myself.

COMPANY/FIRM: Riviera Home Furnishings Pvt. Ltd.
TESTIMONIAL: We are working with Singh & Associates for last about 7 years. They are doing an excellent job in handling our legal matters and we are fully satisfied with their performance. They are taking proper care of our matters in time bound and professional manner and we are fully satisfied with the services provided by them. They are certainly good value for money.

COMPANY/FIRM: Stevens Hewlett & Perkins
TESTIMONIAL: Our emails are always answered promptly focusing on the practical and commercial facts most likely to affect our clients’ decisions – more importantly without the ‘baggage’ of lengthy recitals of Indian law.

CLIENT: Manpreet Saini
COMPANY/FIRM: Kaur Cookies Pvt. Ltd.
TESTIMONIAL: Singh & Associates is a professionally run organization, where every member of the team is efficient and knowledgeable in their field of law. Most comforting factor of working with a firm like this is that they make you feel as if they were fighting their own case. We feel confident with their advice and their consultations towards new contracts, agreements, situations etc. We have always been able to count on them in emergency situations because it is at such times that a client can feel insecure. Working with Singh &Associates has been an exceptionally great experience.

CLIENT: - Khushdeep Bansal
COMPANY/FIRM: Mahavastu Corporation Ltd.
TESTIMONIAL: I am very happy with the work ethics of Singh & Associates. They are undoubtedly the most flexible, prompt, responsive and capable of handling all types of legal cases. They ensure that every need is adhered to promptly and in a time bound manner. The entire team is efficient and considerate in addressing priorities. I believe that Mr. Singh is almost a magician. He hasn’t lost a single case till date and always brings effective relief in every case, always honouring the law.

CLIENT: Robert Fitcher
COMPANY/FIRM: Dennemeyer & Associates
TESTIMONIAL: We use Singh & Associates for many years in relation to various aspects of IP in India, including patent and design filings and filing of working statements. Responsiveness, quality and reasonable fees make us feel very comfortable. The team is friendly and professional and we always found a solution even to urgent and difficult issues. 

COMPANY/FIRM: Mathys & Squire LLP
TESTIMONIAL: Singh & Associates consistently deliver a reliable and professional service. Legal advice provided by the firm is always of a client-centric and commercially-relevant nature and Singh & Associates can be relied upon for the efficient prosecution of Indian patent applications in the field of biotechnology and to further the needs of their clients.

CLIENT: - Sergey Abubakirov
COMPANY/FIRM: Gorodissky & Partners, Russia
TESTIMONIAL: Singh & Associates Law firm is one of most respectful IP law firms in India and has got a profound reputation of most reliable and creative firm in the field of intellectual property matters and legal affairs, with traditions and highly professional team of attorneys and lawyers. We are happy to work with them in close cooperation for the sake of our clients and wish to continue these really fruitful and friendly relations in future.

CLIENT: Ritu Khoda
COMPANY/FIRM: Art1st Foundation
TESTIMONIAL: Our association with Singh & Associates began with the inception of Art1st Foundation in 2009. The knowledge base and expertise that the legal team has endowed us with, has contributed immensely towards our larger social undertaking. They have represented their legal assistance with highest integrity, efficiency and professionalism. Providing solutions and strategies, formulating contracts, allowing unabridged access to resources places Singh & Associates at the helm of legal affairs. It has been a source of utmost pleasure to work with Singh & Associates and their cutting-edge approach on legal consultation and furthering the implementation of our work.

COMPANY/FIRM: Advocates for International Development
TESTIMONIAL: Singh & Associates have been active partners of Advocates for International Development, undertaking pro bono legal work for non-profit organizations addressing poverty in India. 

CLIENT: Andrés Coll Areco
COMPANY/FIRM: Estudio Coll Areco
TESTIMONIAL: The services offered by Singh & Associates are characterized by a high standard of quality, which allows us to be pleased with their work. We recommend this firm for everything concerned with IP matters.

TESTIMONIAL: We have always received good service from Singh & Associates in Indian Trademark Matters. Timing and quality have always met our expectations and everything is communicated in a professional and timely manner. We consider Singh & Associates a Foreign Trademark partner in India who has proven to be excellent in problem resolution, reliable in time commitments, and overall consistent in meeting our expectations in the Trademark field. Excellent service all the way around from start to finish. The service and personal attention is extraordinary as well.

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Legal Developments in India

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  • Post Marketing Surveillance of Drugs

    Post marketing surveillance is performed after market approval/clinical trials of drugs in India. The regulatory framework for conducting clinical trials of drugs is provided under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 (“ Act ”) and the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 (“ Rules ”). Further, Part X-A and Schedule Y of the Rules specifically deal with the statutory provisions applicable for clinical trial of drugs in India. Schedule Y divides Clinical trial of drugs into 4 Phases, namely, Human Pharmacology (Phase-I), Therapeutic exploratory trials (Phase-II), Therapeutic confirmatory trials (Phase III) and Post Marketing Trials (Phase-IV).
  • Protection of Biotechnology under Indian Laws

    According to the eighth annual survey conducted by the Association of Biotechnology-Led Enterprises (ABLE) and Bio Spectrum, the Indian biotech industry grew threefold in just five years to report revenues of US$ 3 billion in 2009-10, a rise of 17 per cent over the previous year. Maintaining the momentum of the previous years, the Indian biotech industry grew 16.28 per cent in FY2014; the total industry size was US$ 5 billion at the end of the financial year and it reached US$ 7 billion in FY2015. Fast-paced growth is likely to continue; the industry is expected to increase in size to USD11.6 billion by 2017, driven by a range   of factors such as growing demand, intensive R & D activities and strong government initiatives ( )
  • Cabinet Approves India’s IPR Policy - “Creative India; Innovative India: रचनात्म??

    The Union Cabinet on 13 May 2016 approved the National Intellectual Property Right (IPR) policy roadmap ( ) to foster creativity and innovation, promote entrepreneurship and enhance socio development, enhance access to healthcare, food security and environmental protection. The Policy recognizes the abundance of creative and innovative energies that flow in India, and the need to tap into and channelize these energies towards a better and brighter future for all.
  • Real Estate - India

    Real Estate - India
  • SEBI’s Jurisdiction | Analysis of the Supreme Court judgment in the Sahara case

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is responsible for investor protection and development and regulation of the securities market in India. The scope of SEBI’s jurisdiction over the issue of securities by public companies is an important issue. This issue was recently considered by the Supreme Court in Sahara India Real Estate Corporation Ltd. and Ors. v. Securities and Exchange Board of India and Anr., MANU/SC/0702/2012; (2012) 8 SCALE 101. This article analyses this judgment and its implications.
  • Mainstreaming the Alternative: Issuance of NCDs

    Debt financing is a significant means for corporates to raise capital. Indian regulators have taken a number of steps to deepen the Indian debt market. Permission has been granted to foreign institutional investors (FIIs) and qualified foreign investors (QFIs) to invest in non-convertible debentures (NCDs) issued by Indian companies. This article summarises the legal and regulatory requirements for Indian companies to issue NCDs to FIIs and QFIs.
  • Options – Not a Part of History Yet

    At the time when India is completing two decades of the economic liberalization there are several laurels which the policymakers can boast of.   The path-breaking shift from the license-raj to a regime focusing on regulation introduced by the Government of India in the landmark year 1991 have been continued through further economic reforms and the same has also found support from the regulators and the market players.
  • Liberalization Back on Track with the Relaxation of Share Transfer Norms

    Soon after the rollback of the much criticized aspect of the Consolidated Foreign Direct Investment policy dated October 1, 2011 which treated foreign investments in Indian securities as external commercial borrowings in case such investments conferred options on the foreign investors, the policy makers have brought more good news for the investor community.
  • Franchising in India

    In the last two decades, India has witnessed a sea change in its foreign investment policy resulting in it being one of the most preferred investment destinations. With growing globalisation and liberalisation, brand awareness has been created in the Indian masses and today India is the one of the biggest and fastest emerging markets for various businesses across the world. Being geographically vast and culturally diverse, India offers the most favorable franchising environment with a huge consumer market. Franchising in this respect has managed to pick up as a successful business module for local companies in India.