Taking the lead as advocate in protecting creations of the mind
The Intellectual Property Department (IPD) represents local and foreign clients in all aspects of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection. It handles the registration of patents and trademarks with the Intellectual Property Office (IPOPHIL) and of copyrights with the Copyright Division of the National Library. It has established a network of overseas correspondent law firms for the lodging of applications for registration of patents, trademarks and copyrights in other countries. The Firm’s IPD is at the country’s forefront in the fight against counterfeiting, piracy and unfair competition and in protecting legitimate holders of patents, trademarks and copyright. It has successfully prosecuted criminal, civil and administrative cases for trademark infringement and unfair competition on behalf of owners of well-known marks. ACCRALAW’s IPD lawyers are active in national as well as international associations involved in the protection of intellectual property rights and are consistently cited worldwide for their excellent track record.
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