Aumento & Ponce provides other legal services that are related to the protection of clients’ intellectual property rights. These services include the crafting of warning advertisements, launching of cease and desist letter campaigns, registering products and intellectual property rights with other regulatory agencies, intellectual property due diligence work, registration of business names and setting up partnerships or corporations.
Publication of Warning Advertisements
Our firm can assist in crafting warning advertisements which can be published on various newspapers circulated nationwide and on the internet. The warning advertisements serve as deterrent against potential infringers and as notice to the public that the intellectual property rights owner is serious in enforcing its rights.
Notice and Takedown of Illegal Content in the Internet
Aumento & Ponce also assists client in addressing infringing acts committed online. We can help clients in demanding the removal of illegal content used by various websites which infringe upon their intellectual property rights.
Product Registration with the Food and Drug Administration, Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority and other Regulatory Agencies
Certain products need to be registered with regulatory agencies these products include, cosmetics, food items, pharmaceutical medicines, fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides. Aumento & Ponce can assist clients in securing the proper registrations and licenses from the Food and Drug Administration, Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority and other regulatory agencies. Product registrations for certain products need to be obtained prior to making these products available in the Philippine market.
IP Due Diligence
Our firm can also conduct IP due diligence work which is necessary in various commercial transactions involving the transfer, assignment and/or licensing of intellectual property rights brought about by sale, a joint venture, merger or acquisition of businesses and assets or even a straight forward licensing agreements and /or assignment agreements.
Registering your Business Name with the Department of Trade Authority Industry
Aumento & Ponce can also assist in registering your business name or the name under which a sole proprietor operates with the Department of Trade and Industry. Further, we can also assist clients in seeking the cancellation of business names which are identical and /or confusingly similar to their trademarks or service marks.
Incorporation of a Philippine Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission
Our firm can also assist clients in establishing a Philippine corporation. We can advise clients on the requirements of incorporating a company and help in submitting the requirements with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in order to secure the Certificate of Incorporation. Moreover, we can also assist in submitting the necessary reportorial requirements with the SEC.
Summary of Other Legal Services
- Publication of warning advertisements
- Conduct of market surveys
- Issuance of Cease and Desist Letters
- Notice and takedown of illegal content in the internet
- Recordal of intellectual property with the Bureau of Customs
- Product registration with other regulatory agencies
- IP due diligence
- Registering business names with the Department of Trade and Industry
- Incorporation of a Philippine company with the Securities and Exchange Commission