Divina Gracia E. Pedron

Senior Partner

Practice areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Family Law

Professional Background

Ms. Pedron is a Senior Partner specializing in intellectual property law. She is deeply involved in brand protection, trademarks and copyright enforcement through civil, administrative and/or criminal prosecution and border control. She also works with trademark owners in domain name disputes and advises clients on issues involving their trademark rights in the face of unregulated parallel importation.

She has an extensive experience in drafting and negotiating licensing agreements, as well as in the registration of trademarks in the Philippines and in other jurisdictions.

Ms. Pedron attended an intellectual property rights training for lawyers in Tokyo sponsored by the Japan Patent Office and the Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation. She has served as President of the Intellectual Property Alumni Association composed of intellectual property practitioners in the Philippines that have attended the same training program.

Ms. Pedron currently sits as Assistant Chair of the Committee on Intellectual Property Rights of the Philippine Bar Association, the oldest voluntary national organization of lawyers throughout the Philippines.

Ms. Pedron holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2000. She is a lecturer of Intellectual Property Law at the University of the Philippines in Diliman.

Being a professor of Family and Succession Law, Ms. Pedron has assumed the role of monitor of our firm’s Family Law practice group.