Building upon the founding principles that brought success to a partnership that spanned over 33 years

A group of 15 partners led by Avelino J. Cruz, Jr., former Secretary of National Defense and Simeon V. Marcelo, former Ombudsman and Solicitor General – exceptional lawyers with impeccable professional reputations – founded Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia. Read more→

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CHAMBERS Asia-Pacific 2020 ranks Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia (CMT) as a Band 1 firm for Intellectual Property in the Philippines. Chambers stated in its review of CMT’s IP Department that it is a “flourishing practice … Read more

In its 26 June 2019 Resolution, the Philippine Supreme Court (SC) finally put to rest the patent infringement case filed by Warner Lambert Co., LLC (Warner Lambert) and Pfizer, Inc. (Philippines) (Pfizer) against our clients … Read more

Cruz Marcelo and Tenefrancia (CMT) fortifies its reputation as a leading Philippine law firm in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution when it recently obtained a decisive victory in an arbitration proceeding. CMT represented one of the … Read more

San Miguel Food and Beverage, Inc. v. Phil. Jacobe Ventures, Inc., IPV Case No. 10-2019-00007 San Miguel Food and Beverage, Inc. (“San Miguel”), one of the largest food and beverage conglomerates in the Philippines, owns … Read more

The National Telecommunications Commission (“NTC”) issued Memorandum Circular No. 03-06-2019, or the “Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act. No. 11202, otherwise known as the “Mobile Number Portability Act” (“IRR”)”. The IRR took effect on 02 … Read more

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