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V&A LAW CENTRE, 11TH AVENUE CORNER 39TH STREET, BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY 1634, METRO MANILA, MANILA, PHILIPPINES
Tel:
Work +63 2 988 6088
Fax:
Fax +63 2 988 6000
Email:
Web:
www.thefirmva.com

Katrina Doble

Tel:
Work +6329886088
Email:
Web:
www.thefirmva.com
Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law)

Work Department

Intellectual Property Department

Position

Junior Partner

Career

Atty. Doble, a Junior Partner of the Firm, has over twelve (12) years of experience in IP law practice, with expertise in trademark law and IP litigation. Her breadth of experience has made her indispensable to the growth of the Firm’s domestic and foreign trademark prosecution practice, including the Firm’s current foray into domain name registration and audit involving the continuously expanding generic top level domains (“gTLDs”). Atty. Doble maintains the Philippine trademark portfolio of luxury watchmaker, Franck Muller, and the expanding domain name and trademark portfolio of the country’s largest bank, BDO Unibank, Inc. (“BDO”). Atty. Doble remains active in the Firm’s numerous IP litigation cases, putting to use her extensive experience in handling infringement and unfair competition cases before the regular courts, as well as inter partes cases before the Philippine Intellectual Property Office (“IPO”) to preserve and enforce the IP rights of the Firm’s clients. She also handles issues regarding IP commercialization, licensing and novel queries involving emerging internet and/or software-based industries. Atty. Doble is currently part of the Unreal Campaign Committee of INTA which seeks to increase anti-counterfeit awareness among the youth. In 2017, she became part of the Board of Directors of the Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines (“IPAP”), the leading organization of IP practitioners in the Philippines.

Languages

English and Filipino

Member

Atty. Doble is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines (“IPAP”) and of the Unreal Campaign Committee of the International Trademark Association (“INTA”). She is also a member of the Licensing Executives Society (“LES”) Philippines and of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (“IBP”).

Education

Atty. Doble obtained her Juris Doctor from the Ateneo Law School and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics from the University of Asia & the Pacific.


Philippines

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Villaraza & Angangco (V&A Law) provides 'excellent service' and is 'well versed in the full range of IP prosecution and litigation matters'. It acts in cases of IP litigation relating to trade mark infringement and unfair competition cases. The firm acts for Wagamama, Kawasaki and Byblos in relation to the protection and enforcement of their IP rights in the Philippines. Other clients include Innogen Pharmaceuticals, ABS-CBN, Kia Motors and Samsung Electronics. Bienvenido Somera, Jr heads the 'professional and responsive' team, and is supported by Katrina Doble and Ma. Sophia Editha Cruz-Abrenica.

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