Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia (“CMT”) has once again emerged as a top firm for Intellectual Property. Asian Legal Business (“ALB”) ranked CMT as a Tier 1 Firm for Patents, Trademarks and Copyright in the Philippines for 2017, as published in its May 2017 issue. A first tier ranking in a given jurisdiction is the highest ranking given by ALB based on the following criteria: (a) the volume, complexity and size of work undertaken; (b) presence across Asia and in individual jurisdictions; (c) key personnel hires and growth of the practice group; (d) key clients and new client wins; (e) firm’s visibility and profile in the region; (f) year-on-year development and momentum.
In 2016, CMT was named the 2016 Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year by ALB.
The full results of the 2017 IP Rankings can be viewed at Asian Legal Business’ website.