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R. K. Dewan & Co.
PODAR CHAMBERS, S.A. BRELVI ROAD
FORT
MUMBAI 400001
Maharashtra
India

Work Department

Legal

Position

Senior Legal Advisor

Career

Mr. Singh has 40 years of professional experience in the field of Intellectual Property, particularly Trade Marks and Geographical Indications. He served for 31 years at the Indian Trademarks Registry and retired as a Joint Registrar of Trademarks, Mumbai. Thereafter, he was appointed as a Consultant by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. He served for two years as Consultant in the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Design & Trademarks.
 
Mr. Singh has served at various positions in a number of departments such as Examination, Administration, Publication, Ministerial and Parliamentary matters. He has adjudicated a large number of dispute cases in relation to registration of trademarks and some of his judgments have been reported in leading law journals. Prior to joining RKD, he worked at other law firms for a period of three years. During his tenure at the Trademark Registry, he attended various international conferences including high level meetings at WIPO, Geneva.

 

Languages

English and Hindi

Education

Master Degree in Economics and Bachelor of Law (L.L.B.) and enrolled as an advocate at Bar Council of India

Lawyer Rankings

India > Intellectual property > Intellectual property

At R. K. Dewan & Co. Mohan Dewan, the principal, and his teams offer a ‘a one stop solution’ across IP protection and enforcement. It serves clients in an extensive range of technical and consumer sectors including electronics, telecoms, pharma and biotech and has an especially strong trade marks and anti-counterfeiting practice. It protects and enforces trade mark rights in both India and globally for multinationals and smaller concerns. It has also been successful of late in overturning Madrid Provisional Refusals. Niti Dewan heads the patents side of the firm; she is also a certified patent valuation analyst, and Disha Dewan (based in Pune), who is a registered patent attorney, handles a range of advisory and patent litigation cases; she is also considered to be the ‘next generation‘ of leaders at the firm. Litigator Nirbhay Bhardwaj heads the Delhi office and Dinesh Nair (Pune) leads the international trade marks work. Other core lawyers include Amar Prakash Singh and Rakesh Singh. All lawyers are based in Mumbai unless otherwise stated.