The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) and the Taiwan Patent Attorneys’ Associate organized the “Seminar on IP Landscape in New Southbound Countries”. It was held last 27 to 29 August 2019 at the International Conference Hall, Tsai Lecture Hall, College of Law, National Taiwan University.
Our Firm’s Leland R. Villadolid Jr., Senior Partner of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department, participated as panelist on the topic “Technology and Talent Management for the Legal Team” before the officers and members of ASIAN-MENA Counsel – InHouse Community, 2019 In-House Congress held last 5 September 2019 at Raffles and Fairmont Hotel in Makati City.
Data privacy and protection is one of the fields of specialization of our Firm’s John Paul M. Gaba. He is a Partner of the Intellectual Property Department and a Member of the PHILJA’s Corps of Professors. He is also a Regular Member of PHILJA’s Department of Court Technology.
For this year, the Asia Business Law Journal’s A-List recognized ten (10) of the Firm’s lawyers among the country’s Top 100 Lawyers. The A-List all foreign legal counsel, advisors and/or consultants practicing in the Philippines. The list of the ranked lawyers is based on Asia Business Law Journal’s extensive research and feedback from international and local peers and clients.
Teresita J. Herbosa, former Chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), re-joins ACCRALAW as Of Counsel. During her term from April 2011 to June 2018 as SEC Chairperson, she introduced and implemented reforms to improve the efficiencies in the SEC.
Our Firm’s John Paul M. Gaba, Partner of the Intellectual Property Department, delivered a lecture on the Philippine Data Privacy Act (“DPA”) before the officers and members of NEW Network for Enterprising Women last 8 July 2019 held in Makati City.
Since 2016, ACCRALAW, through its Davao Branch, has supported the Mentor Micro Entrepreneur (ME) Program of the Department of Trade and Industry and the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship-Go Negosyo.
In the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific, ACCRALAW was ranked among the Tier 1 Law Firms in the practice areas of Commercial and Transactions and Labor and Employment. ACCRALAW was also recommended for International Arbitration and Tax.
Among the Firm’s lawyers who is active in different business organizations is Eusebio V. Tan. Mr. Tan is well-known in the legal and business community, not only as the Firm’s Former Managing Partner, but also as current President of the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines, Inc. (“FINEX”).