Poonam has been working with the Agricultural Research Services of the Indian Council of Agricultural research in Lucknow, India for the past 17 years. During her tenure, she has undertaken consultations for IP Portfolio management and has provided consultancy on prior art study research and patent portfolio management. She also provides advisory services for matters related to IPR, traditional knowledge, biodiversity and genetic resources.
Education & Achievements:
Poonam completed her LLM in Intellectual Property from the Michigan State University College of Law along with an internship in IP and technology transfer, IP, Lisencing, Start up Ventures and Business Incubation.
Notable Publications & Conferences:
- “Animal Genetic resources: Sui Generis options for protection” of the Wipo Worldwide Academy.
- Poonam was invited for a presentation for Researchers in Worship on Challenges and Opportunities in Intellectual Property Management and Commercialization of Technologies in Agriculture and Fisheries Sectors, “Patent Claims: Drafting and Interpretation for IP Management ” on the 20th of March, 2014.
- Poonam Jayant Singh 2011, “Legal perspectives in Genetic Resource protection: Implications of International regime from Common heritage of mankind to the Nagoya Protocol”P-72, in symposium on Genomics and biodiversity in the 15th ADNAT Convention from 23rd to 25th Feb 2011 at CCMB, Hyderabad.
- Poonam Jayant Singh 2009, “Copyright Issues in Open Access” in the workshop on E – Publishing and Knowledge System in Agricultural Research (E-PKSAR) at NASC Complex, New Delhi, organised by Directorate of Information and publications of Agriculture (DIPA), New Delhi on 14th November 2009.
She has also undertaken extensive work on Genomics and genotoxicity studies specially, Developing microsatellites by FIASCO based strategy for fishes.