This section of the website offers several useful resources and materials on key topics in intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, PCT national phase filing, utility model and industrial design. This section also offers relevant information on other key areas of intellectual property law practice in the Philippines, particularly litigation and enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Presented in Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) format, the discussions on these and other topics provide anyone who intends to learn about the intellectual property concepts and related laws in the Philippines with helpful guides, presented in concise and easily understandable writing. All information provided in this section are based on existing laws and other relevant rules and regulations, hence, where appropriate, the corresponding source provision is mentioned. Those who are interested to read the laws and regulations in full, this section is also a repository of all intellectual property laws and regulations.
To further enhance the usefulness of section to intellectual property rights owners and even to casual readers, we have included flowcharts on the trademark and patent registration processes, opposition and cancellation cases and enforcement actions, among others.
The key parts of this section are as follows: