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SyCipLaw is Tier 1 Firm in IP STARS 2018 Rankings

May 2018

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was once again ranked by Managing IP’s IP STARS 2018 as a Tier 1 firm in Patent and Trademarks/Copyright in the Philippines. In addition, SyCipLaw partners Enrique T. Manuel and Vida M. Panganiban-Alindogan are ranked as Trade mark star – Philippines. Mr. Manuel is also ranked as Patent star – Philippines.

Managing IP published its 2018 firm rankings for patent work in March and its trademark/copyright results in April. IP STARS rankings are based on research conducted by the publication through interviews, emails and online surveys with firms and their clients. Attributes assessed include the strength of the firm’s IP team, workload, outcomes achieved for clients, and track record. Visit the IP STARS 2018 website for more information.

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.

Enrique T. Manuel has been an IP Practitioner for more than 30 years, counseling clients concerning all aspects of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, infringement and unfair competition as well as related areas involving licensing, technology transfer, entertainment, publishing, music, computer, Internet, domain name and right of publicity issues.

Vida M. Panganiban-Alindogan’s practice area includes, among others, the management, prosecution and enforcement of intellectual property rights. She also provides advice on competition law, data protection and privacy; and regulatory advice on food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products.

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