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SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded firm offering expertise across the full gamut of IP issues. Key areas of skill lie in trade mark registration and infringement. Also well versed in handling IP portfolio management and technology transfer arrangements. Represents clients in the retail, food and drink, automotive and media sectors. Key work highlights include trade mark opposition proceedings featuring major international brands.

Work highlights

Represented Dart Industries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tupperware Brands, in opposition proceedings against the registration of the trade mark TUPPER CABINET.

Notable practitioners

Enrique Manuel is highly regarded for his IP expertise. He currently acts as an of counsel and has over 30 years of accumulated expertise in IP matters.

Vida Panganiban-Alindogan is highly active within the firm advising on a wide range of work and is particularly well known for IP prosecution. She has recently advised on portfolio management, cancellations and copyright registrations for notable clients.

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Overview

SyCipLaw’s intellectual property (IP) practice is the largest in the country in terms of client base and range of services offered. These include basic rights protection, such as trademark, copyright, patent and product registration.

We help clients administer and maintain their property rights on an ongoing basis through established systems and the support of highly-trained staff. We have expertise in licensing, technology transfers and similarly-focused business transactions. We assist our clients in navigating the legal issues and concerns that have arisen with developments in science and technology, e-commerce and Internet-based transactions law, and have the experience and capabilities to continue providing them with responsive and creative support.

Our IP practice has been cited in leading international surveys as a first choice for IPR counseling and as one of the leading IP firms in the Philippines. We are consistently ranked as Band 1/Tier 1 Firm for our trademark and patent prosecution work, as well as for our trademark, copyright and patent contentious work. 

Members

Manuel, Enrique T (Head of Department)

Bertillo-Ancheta, Melyjane

Caro-Selvaggio, Cecile Margaret

Lleno, Ronald Mark

Mercado-Ferrer, Maria Teresa

Panganiban-Alindogan, Vida

Rodriguez, Russel

Tibayan, Marietta

Clients

AbbVie Inc.

Accenture Global Services Limited

AON Corporation

Apple Inc.

Biofarma

Bulgari S.p.A.

Chanel SARL

Clorox

Coach Inc.

Colgate-Palmolive Company

Dyson Technology Limited

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

Gap Inc.

H.D. Lee & Company

Innodata Global Holdings Limited

Jobstreet

McCormick & Company, Incorporated

Merck & Co., Inc.

Teletech Holdings Inc.

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Chemicals

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Health Care

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Transportation

Travel & Leisure

Intellectual Property Department

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

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Department location

SyCipLaw Center

105 Paseo de Roxas

Makati City

Metro Manila

Philippines

1226

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Philippines

Intellectual Property


Enrique T Manuel
Senior Statespeople
Vida Panganiban-Alindogan
Band 2