Nirajan M. Singh focuses his practice on patent preparation, patent prosecution, IP counseling, and portfolio management. Nirajan has prepared and prosecuted patent applications across a wide range of technologies including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), cloud computing, payment processing technologies, database management, health technology (e.g., medical software), computer hardware, mapping and navigational services, and semiconductors. He has extensive experience collaborating with startups to Fortune 500 companies in building robust patent portfolios.
Prior to joining BoMc, Nirajan worked with an IP boutique in Virginia. During his law school years in India, Nirajan was the associate editor for Indian Journal for Intellectual Property Law and was a guest contributor to Spicyip, a renowned portal that reports on Indian IP laws. Nirajan was invited by MIT to their race and technology conference where he presented his paper titled “The Fair, the Dark and the Ugly: Mediating the interests of Technology, Business, and Societies in Third World Economies.” While at UC Berkeley School of Law, Nirajan was the associate editor for Berkeley Technology Law Journal, and a recipient of the Law and Technology Certificate.
Nirajan is fluent in Nepali, Hindi, Urdu, and Newari.
- Argued before the Federal Circuit in Butler v. Balkamp Inc., No. 14-1852 (Fed. Cir. 2015).
- Supervised a team that managed international patent portfolios for Fortune 500 companies.
- Obtained a favorable resolution in a patent infringement case involving online game technology.
- District of Columbia
- New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- George Mason University, The Volgenau School of Engineering, Master of Software Engineering, 2020
- The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Masters of law (LL. M), 2011
- NALSAR University of Law, B.A, LL.B (Hons.), 2009
- Author. “Definitions Limiting Claim Scope,” BoMc Blog, July 6, 2023.
- Author. “Considerations for Referencing Trademarks in Patent Claims,” BoMc Blog, January 5, 2023.
- Author. “Federal Circuit Finds Digital Camera Claims Not Patent Eligible as Abstract Idea,” BoMc Blog, May 11, 2022.
- Co-author. “Hawala Financing: An Aid to Terrorism,” 4 NALSAR Student Law Review 108.
- Co-author. “Conflicting interests in drug pricing: Innovation vs. social needs,” CURRENT SCIENCE, Vol. 94, No. 2, pp. 168-169.
- Co-author and Co-presenter. “The Fair, the Dark and the Ugly: Mediating the Interest of The Third World Economies,” Race and Technology Conference, MIT.