The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (“IPOPHL”), in partnership with the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc. (“PDRCI”), conducted a Mandatory Continuing Legal Education seminar entitled “MCLE on IP and Arbitration: Enhancing Conflict Resolution on Intellectual Property and Building a Successful Career on IP Arbitration” on 27-29 November and 05-06 December. Among the distinguished rosterRead More
Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia (“CMT”) has once again been recognized as the Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year by the Asian Legal Business (“ALB”) in its awarding ceremony held on 22 November 2019 at the Shangri-la Makati. This is the third award granted to CMT in ALB’s 4 year history. CMT was also namedRead More
Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia was named by Asian Legal Business as Managing Partner of the Year in its awarding ceremony held on 22 November 2019 at the Shangri-la Makati. Joe Nathan or Joey (as he is popularly known) has been CMT’s Managing Partner since its founding in 2013. He also heads CMT’s Telecommunications and InformationRead More
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020 Ranks Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia as a Band 1 Firm for Intellectual Property
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 with a standout reputation in contentious IP cases.” It also cited a client’s review that the CMT IP team “displayedRead More
Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Wins Atorvastatin Calcium Supreme Court Case Against Warner Lambert Co. and Pfizer, Inc.
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 United Laboratories, Inc. (Unilab) and Therapharma, Inc. (Therapharma) involving the drug Atorvastatin Calcium. The SC denied the Motion for ReconsiderationRead 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 country’s preeminent Information Technology (IT) firms in an ad hoc arbitration against its counterparty in connection with a contract forRead More