Pankaj Monga joins Lall & Sethi as head of brand protection, trademark litigation practice
15 June 2021
Pankaj Monga has joined Lall & Sethi in New Delhi, effective May 1, 2021. Monga, who joins as a partner, will lead helming the firm’s Brand Protection, Trade Mark and Copyright Litigation, Investigations & Enforcement, Brand Risk Management & Strategy practice.
Monga is a leading authority in brand protection laws and best practices and his key practice areas include IP (monetization, risk analysis, management and commercialization), regulatory, media, technology, digital and entertainment laws. He also serves as external general counsel and advisor to privately held corporations and plays an integral role in strategizing and helping implement growth plans for addressing business and IP risk for the large corporations.
The move is a homecoming for Monga, who began his career in IP law with Lall & Sethi. He was most recently with GlaxoSmithKline in Singapore, leading its Legal Brand Protection & Anti-Counterfeiting work in Asia Pacific). Prior to that, he spent a decade with Johnson & Johnson as its regional director–brand protection Asia Pacific. His international experience and growth vision will add niche practice areas to the firm and further strengthen the firm’s delivery capabilities and growth plans, the firm said in a statement.
He has organized more than 2,500 investigations and legal actions (civil, criminal and administrative) and managed more than 1,000 incidents of counterfeiting, product diversion, supply chain integrity, sensitive investigations, fraud, theft investigations, anti-corruption/FCPA/ABAC violations, security related investigations and audits.