Head - IP Filing & Prosecution Practice
M. Pharm (Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi); LL.B (DU); Registered Patent & Trademark Agent. Experienced IP attorney with Techno-Legal background & 11+ years of diverse work experience in IP & R&D. He has previously worked with FICCI, Ranbaxy besides being a founder of the start-up acquired by 1mg.com.
Vivek Singh, Head – IP Filing & Prosecution Practice, Sagacious IP, is an experienced IP Lawyer and Patent Agent with technical, legal and business background. He has a diverse work experience in domains like Intellectual Property Policy and Strategy, Technology Commercialization, Legislative Laws, IP Prosecution-Enforcement-Litigation, R&D, Business Development & Marketing.
He has served as a Deputy Director, IPR, FICCI. His core area of expertise and experience at FICCI included engagement with government and industry stakeholders. In addition to this, he has also assisted MSMEs on IP Protection, and given them awareness on piracy, counterfeiting and IP infringements.
He also gathered rich experience of 8 years by working with Ranbaxy Laboratories as a Manager, Intellectual Property, where he carried out drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications. Providing IP clearance of PIL/Label & Patent certification letters etc. to Regulatory Department were his key tasks there.
Vivek was also associated with 1mg as a Business Head wherein he formulated various business strategies, marketing plans, managed advertising and business development activities. In this job role, he also conceptualized, developed and managed a unique e-commerce portal by the name “AYUSH (Alternate) Medicines”.
During his journey, Vivek also secured some media mentions in LiveMint , ET Healthworld , Silicon India Magazine, CPO Magazine and was also interviewed by YourStory on ‘What every Startup founder should know about Intellectual Property?’. Recently he got featured in the IAM’s list of ‘World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2019’ for his well-deserved endeavors in IP field.
Carrying a vast IP knowledge bank and expertise, Vivek has also bagged the opportunity to be a speaker/panelist at various industry events like:
National IPR Summit, ASSOCHAM IP Conclave & IPTSE Awards, IPA Convention: PharmaRIA 2019
A jury member for ASSOCHAM Launchpad Series, held in Pune and Vizag in 2019.
Speaker at Kerala Startup Mission’s ‘Women Startup Summit’ in 2020 and Global Entrepreneurship Week
Speaker at ‘Idea to Commercialization’ virtual event hosted by Nutrify India in November 2020