Anil Balchandani – J.D.
Partner, Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
Anil Balchandani received his Juris Doctorate in Law at Singapore Management University. He is a Partner at I.R.B. Law.
Anil has also practiced as a professional engineer designing and developing fibre optic circuits and high speed telecom networks for approximately 8 years. He received his Bachelors in Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Industrial Management at Carnegie Mellon University in 1994.
In the course of his legal practice, Anil has worked in the area of intellectual property, corporate law, construction law, insurance law, bankruptcy, family law, criminal law and the law related to prevention of harassment and data protection.
Anil is also a registered Patent Agent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office and practiced as a US registered Patent Agent. He has also worked on trade mark, copyright, industrial design, trade secret and licensing issues. He has experience in working with clients in the development and protection of their intellectual property. He has a keen interest in working and advising start-ups on their intellectual property strategy. He has acted as an advisor at Hatcher.com, an incubator located at Block 71 Ayer Rajah, Singapore.
He has experience in strategic portfolio management, research and development, technology transfer (licensing and acquisition), due diligence, digital rights, valuation, product development, monetization, and other agreements involving intellectual property and technology.
Industries within the intellectual property realm in which Anil has worked on include engineering, manufacturing, mechanical equipment, biology and pharmaceutical, music, entertainment, information technology and computer science.
Anil is a member of the Law Society’s Intellectual Property Practice Committee and the IT Committee. He is also an active pro bono volunteer under the Law Society’s the Criminal Legal Aid Scheme.