SPORTS LAW

We help the law be in your court.

The area of sports law is niche but has constantly been evolving in the past several years. Fox Mandal is one of the initial firms to be involved in the practice of sports law and has been delivering effective legal solutions to sports personnel, teams and federations. Fox Mandal’s sports practice primarily include consulting on concept strategy, negotiating contracts, and advising on dispute resolution.

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  • Ranked as Asia’s Best Intellectual Property Law Firm, India, by Asian Legal Business in 2018.
  • Lead Partner, Santosh Vikram Singh, has been Ranked as one of the Top 15 IP lawyers in India by Asian Legal Business in 2020.
  • Ranked by Legal for Intellectual Property Practice 500 in 2021, 2020, 2018.
  • Ranked by Asialaw for Intellectual Property Practice in 2020.
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A non-exhaustive list of our services in this field is given below:
  • Broadcasting agreements for leagues and related sporting events
  • Transactional advice pertaining to contracts with coaches, teams, athletes, players, etc.
  • Drafting & negotiation of contracts with federations, athletes and teams/franchises
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Santosh Vikram Singh

Partner

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MEDIA, ENTERAINMENT & GAMING

Let us provide a congenial legal pavilion for your creativity to flourish.

The Indian media & entertainment industry is going through a crucial resurgence with the introduction of ‘over the top’ (OTT) platforms, digital channels and social media outreach taking the centre stage. The global nature of this industry, the broad spectrum of operations and increased regulatory scrutiny has made legal actions a frequent occurrence. Increased exposure and enhanced participation has contributed to rising conflicts and has elevated the need for legal expertise in this field.
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  • Ranked as Asia’s Best Intellectual Property Law Firm, India, by Asian Legal Business in 2018.
  • Lead Partner, Santosh Vikram Singh, has been Ranked as one of the Top 15 IP lawyers in India by Asian Legal Business in 2020.
  • Ranked by Legal 500 for Intellectual Property Practice in 2021, 2020, 2018.
  • Ranked by Asialaw for Intellectual Property Practice in 2020.
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A non-exhaustive list of our services in this field is given below:
  • Commercial contracts on the behalf of production houses, authors, distributors, OTT platforms, etc.
  • Licensing, assignment & releases
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Latest NEWS

Key Contacts

Santosh Vikram Singh

Partner

Rajesh Vellakkat

Partner

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IP TRANSACTIONS

Helping you with your transactions through optimum strategies and deal support.

The interaction of Intellectual Property in corporate arrangements brings about real opportunities and concerns, especially in transactions, strategy and deal support. With IP assets being a significant determinant of aggregate value, intricate understanding of business goals is crucial in any undertaking.

We direct our clients in the technology sector offering them strategic plans and commercial advice on the setting up of online and offline operations. We provide
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  • Ranked as Asia’s Best Intellectual Property Law Firm, India, by Asian Legal Business in 2018.
  • Lead Partner, Santosh Vikram Singh, has been Ranked as one of the Top 15 IP lawyers in India by Asian Legal Business in 2020.
  • Ranked by Legal 500 for Intellectual Property Practice in 2021, 2020, 2018.
  • Ranked by Asialaw for Intellectual Property Practice in 2020.
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A non-exhaustive list of our services in this field is given below:
  • Negotiating and drafting IP license, assignment, e-commerce, web development and co-existence agreements
  • Franchise
  • IP due diligences & audits
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Key Contacts

Santosh Vikram Singh

Partner

Rajesh Vellakkat

Partner

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TRADEMARK

Ensuring that what is yours is not infringed upon.

A brand is a valuable asset that must be carefully nurtured and protected. Trademarks play a pivotal role in brand perception and identification with customer experience.

At Fox Mandal, we not only advise our clients in adopting the right brand strategy but also help them secure registration and support them on matters of licensing,
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  • Ranked as Asia’s Best Intellectual Property Law Firm, India, by Asian Legal Business in 2018.
  • Lead Partner, Santosh Vikram Singh, has been Ranked as one of the Top 15 IP lawyers in India by Asian Legal Business in 2020.
  • The Copyright/Trademark practice has been ranked as Tier I by Asian Legal Business in 2020, 2019, 2018.
  • Ranked by Legal 500 for Intellectual Property Practice in 2021, 2020, 2018.
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A non-exhaustive list of our services in this field is given below:
  • Trademark watch & monitoring services
  • Trademark availability searches – India and worldwide
  • Filing & prosecution – India & international (Madrid Protocol)
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Santosh Vikram Singh

Partner

Rajesh Vellakkat

Partner

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PATENTS

Ensuring that your inventions remain solely yours.

With the innovation trajectory moving upwards, patenting a product or process is becoming increasingly relevant. A prompt, balanced and sound patent plan is pertinent to make an idea economically viable.

We provide a comprehensive range of patent services to help our clients build and manage their patent portfolios efficiently and effectively. Our offerings cover
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  • Ranked as Asia’s Best Intellectual Property Law Firm, India, by Asian Legal Business in 2018.
  • Lead Partner, Santosh Vikram Singh, has been Ranked as one of the Top 15 IP lawyers in India by Asian Legal Business in 2020.
  • The Patent practice has been ranked as Tier II by Asian Legal Business in 2020, 2019, 2018.
  • Ranked by Legal 500 for Intellectual Property Practice in 2021, 2020, 2018.
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Our portfolio of services in this field includes:
  • Prior art and patentability determination searches
  • Freedom-to-operate, (Non) Infringement and (In) validity searches
  • Drafting, filing, prosecution, opposition and maintenance
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Key Contacts

Santosh Vikram Singh

Partner

Rajesh Vellakkat

Partner

Birendra-Kumar

Birendra Kumar

Group Head

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Designs

Future proof the silent ambassador of your brand…your design.

From the world’s leading smartwatch to India’s first electric car to GUI to leading foldable bikes to Swiss Army Knife; we have been at the forefront when it comes to the protection of industrial designs In India. The designs could be in the form of three-dimensional features, such as the shape or surface of an article, or of two-dimensional features, such as patterns, lines or colour.
  • Ranked as Asia’s Best Intellectual Property Law Firm, India, by Asian Legal Business in 2018.
  • Lead Partner, Santosh Vikram Singh, has been Ranked as one of the Top 15 IP lawyers in India by Asian Legal Business in 2020.
  • Ranked by Legal 500 for Intellectual Property Practice in 2021, 2020, 2018.
  • Ranked by Asialaw for Intellectual Property Practice in 2020.
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A non-exhaustive list of our services in this field includes:
  • Counselling & advisory
  • Searches and registration in India and worldwide
  • Portfolio management
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Santosh Vikram Singh

Partner

Rajesh Vellakkat

Partner

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COPYRIGHTS

Legally protecting creative and artistic accomplishments.

Copyright law in India covers the rights granted to the creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works as well as the producers of cinematography, films and sound recordings. These are a bundle of rights which include, among other things, the rights to reproduction of the work, communication of the work to the public, adaptation or translation of the work.

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  • The Copyright/Trademark practice has been ranked as Tier I by Asian Legal Business in 2020, 2019, 2018.
  • Ranked as Asia’s Best Intellectual Property Law Firm, India, by Asian Legal Business in 2018.
  • Lead Partner, Santosh Vikram Singh, has been Ranked as one of the Top 15 IP lawyers in India by Asian Legal Business in 2020.
  • The Patent practice has been ranked as Tier II by Asian Legal Business in 2020, 2019, 2018.
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A non-exhaustive list of our services in this field includes:
  • Identifying ownership issues
  • Registration and enforcement of copyrights
  • Portfolio planning and management
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Key Contacts

Santosh Vikram Singh

Partner

Rajesh Vellakkat

Partner

Sripriya-Padmanabhan

Sripriya Padmanaban

Group Head

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY​

Legal expertise for the cognitive realm.

Today, entities are operating with an innovation mindset to unlock new values and drive progress. Intellectual Property (IP) has therefore become a significant asset and value determinant for any successful business. Appropriate protection, enforcement and commercialisation of IP are indispensable for the attainment of business goals. Our IP team helps clients design and implement IP strategies best suited to their specific business needs.

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  • Ranked as Other Notable Firm by Asialaw for Intellectual Property Practice in 2021. 
  • Ranked as Asia’s Best Intellectual Property Law Firm, India, by Asian Legal Business in 2018.
  • Lead Partner, Santosh Vikram Singh, has been Ranked as one of the Top 15 IP lawyers in India by Asian Legal Business in 2020.
  • The Copyright/Trademark practice has been ranked as Tier I by Asian Legal Business in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018.
  • The Patent practice has been ranked as Tier I by Asian Legal Business in 2021.
  • The Patent practice has been ranked as Tier II by Asian Legal Business in 2020, 2019, 2018.
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Our key IP services include:
  • IP Acquisition: Searches, Filing & Prosecution
  • Advisory & Portfolio Management: Strategies, Restructuring, Due Diligence & Portfolio Management
  • Transactional: Technology Transfer, IP Licensing & Assignment, Franchising
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Insights

Key Contacts

Santosh Vikram Singh

Partner

Rajesh Vellakkat

Partner

Connect with Us

Thank you for your interest in Fox Mandal.
For Job/Internship enquiries, please visit our Career page.
For all other enquiries, please click the button below