2020 annual Contributors

IP news reported to you directly from the professionals working in the field of IP & IP law globally.
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Manisha Singh

Manisha Singh is Co-Founder and Partner at LexOrbis, India’s premier Intellectual Property Firm, providing end-to-end IP services and solutions 
Mr. Afamefuna Francis Nwokedi, principal

Afamefuna Nwokedi

Mr. Afamefuna Nwokedi has over 28 years of practice experience especially in the areas of intellectual property and commercial law litigation
Mr. Lei Zhao - Senoir Partner at Unitale
Represents in clients in litigation, non-litigation cases regarding trademark, copyright, unfair, competition, trade secret, domain name, network infringement
Lei Zhao
Mrs Sarah Norkor Anku, Senior partner at

Sarah Norkor Anku

An astute legal practitioner, intellectual property expert, Lecturer and Public Speaker with decades of experience covering Intellectual Property
Ms Amaka Okafor - Associate at Stillwate
Has an LLM in International Trade Law from the University of Leeds United Kingdom and is an experienced Intellectual property lawyer 
Amaka Okafor
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Valery Medvedev

Russian Patent Attorney Eurasian Patent AttorneyTrademark Attorney

Manisha Singh is Co-Founder and Partner at LexOrbis, India’s premier Intellectual Property Firm, providing end-to-end IP services and solutions 
Co-Founder & Partner - LexOrbis
Valdimir Biriulin, Partner at Gorodissky

Vladimir Biriulin

Head of legal Department at Gorodissky & Partners
Ms Vijaya Chaudhary - Associate at LexOr

Vijaya Chaudhary

Patent Prosecution, NBA approval on inventions based on bio resources, patent searches, plant variety registration.
Senior Partner - Unitalen
Lei Zhao
Geraint James. IP Manager at Patent Seek

Geraint James

Geraint James is an IP Manager at Patent Seekers Limited and has developed an expertise in patent search and analysis across multiple disciplines.  
Anton Melnikov, LL.M, Senior Lawyer, Gor

Anton Melnikov

Trademarks - Copyright and neighbouring rights - IP deals Legal representation and dispute resolutions Advertising and unfair competition - Anti-counterfeiting
Amaka Okafor
Ms. Anomi I Wanigasekera - Partner at Ju

Anomi Wanigasekera

Anomi heads the Intellectual Property Group in the full range of enforcement, management and transactional matters pertaining to intellectual property law
Liang Wang - Senior IP Manager at Patent

Liang Wang

Responsible for the Chinese market and would welcome enquiries from any Chinese Patent Attorney firms or companies
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Abhai Pandey

Abhai leads the Dispute Resolution Practice of LexOrbis.
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Rajeev Kumar

Rajeev is a registered Indian patent attorney and heads the Science Practice of the Firm. 
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Joginder Singh

Joginder is a registered Indian patent agent 
and heads the Engineering Practice of the Firm. 
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Omesh Puri

Omesh heads the trademark, design and copyright practice of LexOrbis. 
Alec Griffiths Manager BioTech Team, Pat

Alec Griffiths

As an IP Manager on the Biotechnology Team, Alec has led some of the most complex cases for some of the world’s largest organisations.
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Gabriela Bodden

Gabriela has over 19 years of expertise in the intellectual property field. She is a recognized expert in international intellectual property law.
Ms. Laura Castillo - Partner at Innventi

Laura Castillo 

Laura's professional experience is concentrated in the areas of intellectual property, commercial, corporate and regulatory law.
Michele S. Katz Founding Partner at Advi

Michele S. Katz

Michele has provided client counseling, in-depth strategic analysis, licensing, prosecution and litigation in all areas of intellectual property (IP) law for almost 20 years.