PEOPLE

Tarvinder Singh

Senior Partner

LOCATION
Gurgaon
EMAIL
tarvinder.singh@kochhar.com
PHONE
+91 124 454 5222

Profile

Tarvinder is a Senior Partner in the Firm’s Intellectual Property Rights (IP) practice. He is a registered Patent Attorney with the Indian Patent Office. Tarvinder has over 30 years of professional experience and has represented several global corporations covering a wide spectrum of Intellectual Property issues.

His practice areas include patent drafting & prosecution, analysis of patent portfolios, patent infringement & freedom to operate opinions, drafting & negotiating complex licensing arrangements in relation to all aspects of Intellectual Property. He is one of the few Patent Attorneys in India who has conducted Live Patent Harvesting & Ideation sessions with R & D units of clients. In addition, Tarvinder’s practice focuses on trade mark prosecution and litigation in relation to infringement & passing off actions, including opinions on issues such as trade mark searches, counterfeiting & domain names, copyright protection and unfair competition. Tarvinder has also advised clients on issues concerning Brand adoption and Brand monetization involving matters such as Assignments, Licensing, Co-branding, Franchising, IP takeovers and other related matters.

He regularly advises clients on formulating a focused IP filing and protection strategy. He also renders advice on complex issues such as trade secrets, data protection, employee intellectual property & confidentiality and media law. Tarvinder has successfully adopted conciliation and mediation for resolving IP disputes for clients.

In addition to private practice, Tarvinder has extensive experience of the corporate world having worked as in-house legal counsel with some of the leading Indian corporations having business operations in the field of pharmaceuticals, healthcare, automobiles and telecom, where he handled and managed substantial Intellectual Property assets spread in several jurisdictions including India. He has also worked with a reputed, specialised Intellectual Property law firm, as a Patent Attorney where he wrote and prosecuted several patent applications for large global corporations.

Expertise

Awards & Recognitions

Elite Leading Lawyer for Intellectual Property in India by Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2018-2021)
Recognised Practitioner for IP by Chambers & Partners (2019-2021) and Ranked lawyer 2018
Top 100 IP Lawyers in India by Asia IP 2020
Litigation Star for IP by Benchmark Litigation 2020

Education

  • LL.B, University of Delhi, 1991
  • B.Sc. (Industrial Chemistry & Physics), University of Delhi, 1987
  • Advanced Diploma in Japanese language, University of Delhi, 1991

Memberships

  • Delhi Bar Association
  • International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
  • Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)

Select Experience Statement

  • Advising Nissan Automobiles on all aspects of branding, Trade Mark registration, protection & enforcement.
  • Advising Lockheed Martin Corporation on Patent issues covering Patent prosecution, registration & enforcement.
  • Advising Ciena Corporation on all aspects of Patent registration protection & enforcement.
  • Working with ONGC and advising them on all aspects of Patent drafting, feasibility searches, registration & enforcement.
  • Advising Emirates on all aspects of Trade Mark registration & protection including market investigations.
  • Advising UniClo clothing Japan on all aspects of Trade Mark protection.

Industry Presence

  • Acted as Judge in a moot court competition organised by ITM University Gurugram.
  • Guest faculty in an IP Certificate Course organised by Amity University.

Contact Details

  • 3rd Floor, Ocus Technopolis Building, Tower B, Sector-54, DLF Golf Course Road, Gurgaon-122011, Haryana (India)
  • +91 124 454 5222
  • +91 124 437 5596
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