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Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific

Intellectual Property: Band 1 (2020, 2019), Band 2 (2018, 2017), Band 3 (2016)
Dispute Resolution: Band 2 (2020, 2019, 2018)

Chambers and Partners Global

Corporate & Finance, Band 3 (2019)
Projects, Infrastructure & Energy Band 3 (2019)
Lawyers:
Patricia A. O. Bunye - Projects, Infrastructure & Energy: Band 1 (2019)
Pancho G. Umali - Corporate & Finance, Recognized Practitioner (2019)

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Tier 1 for Dispute Resolution (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Tier 1 for Intellectual Property (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Tier 2 for Projects and Energy (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Tier 2 for Immigration (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Tier 3 Corporate and M&A (2019, 2018), Tier 4 (2017)

Asialaw Client Service Excellence

Outstanding Firm (2020)
Rodel A. Cruz – Outstanding Lawyer in Dispute Resolution
John Jerico L. Balisnomo – Outstanding Lawyer in Dispute Resolution
Jon Anton Daryl Y. Chua – Outstanding Lawyer in Dispute Resolution

Asialaw Profiles

Dispute Resolution - Highly Recommended (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
Intellectual Property - Outstanding (2021); Highly Recommended (2020, 2019, 2018); Recommended (2017)
Energy - Recommended (2021)
Infrastructure - Recommended (2021) Real Estate - Recommended (2021)
Construction - Recommended (2021)
Corporate and M&A - Recommended (2021)
Labour and Employment - Recommended (2021)

Asialaw Leading Lawyers

Simeon V. Marcelo - Senior Statesman for Dispute Resolution (2021); Market Leading Lawyer in Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Tax (2019, 2018, 2017)
Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia - Market Leading Lawyer in Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Energy & Natural Resources, IT, Telco & Media (2019, 2018, 2017)
Susan D. Villanueva - Elite Practitioner for Intellectual Property (2021)
Patricia A. O. Bunye - Distinguished Practitioner for Intellectual Property (2021)
Elmar B. Galacio - Distinguished Practitioner Dispute Resolution (2021)

Asialaw Asia-Pacific
Dispute Resolution Awards

National Law Firm of the Year (2018)
Simeon V. Marcelo - Disputes Star of the Year (2018)

Asian Legal Business
Philippine Law Awards

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year (2019, 2017, 2016) Managing Partner of the Year (2019) – Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific

Tier 2 - Commercial and Transactions (2019)
Simeon V. Marcelo - Dispute Resolution Star in Commercial and Transactions, Tax (2019)
Miguel U. Silos - Dispute Resolution Star in Commercial and Transactions, Tax (2019)

Asia Business Law Journal

Top Firm: Intellectual Property Protection and Intellectual Property Enforcement (2018)

A List The Philippines’ Top 100 Lawyers

2020
Avelino J. Cruz, Jr.
Simeon V. Marcelo
Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia
Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr.
Susan D. Villanueva
Patricia A. O. Bunye

2019
Avelino J. Cruz, Jr.
Simeon V. Marcelo
Joe Nathan P. Tenefrancia
Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr.
Patricia A. O. Bunye

IP Stars

Tier 2, Trademark / Copyright Firm (2018)
Susan D. Villanueva – Trademark Stars (2018)
Patricia A. O. Bunye – Trademark Stars (2018)

Asia IP

Philippine Copyright Firm of the Year (2018, 2017, 2016)

Susan D. Villanueva – IP Expert (2020)
Patricia A. O. Bunye – IP Expert (2020)
Divina Gracia E. Pedron – IP Expert (2020)
Tier 1 Asia IP Copyright Survey (2019)

Tier 1 for Trademark Contentious (2018)
Tier 2 for Trademark Prosecution (2018)
Tier 1 for Copyright-Philippines (2017)

International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000)

Manuel L. Manaligod, Jr. – Highly-Regarded (2019, 2018)
Patricia A. O. Bunye – Highly Regarded (2019, 2018)
Aida Araceli G. Roxas-Rivera – Notable Practitioner, Capital Markets, M&A (2019)

World Trademark Review 100 (WTR1000)

Silver Firm for Intellectual Property (2019)
Ranked under National Philippines Firm Table (2018)

Susan D. Villanueva and
Patricia A. O. Bunye-
Silver for Intellectual Property (2019, 2017)
Ranked as Leading TM Professionals in the Philippines (2018)
Bronze for Intellectual Property (2016)

Corporate INTL

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines (2017)

Global Law Experts

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines (2019, 2018)
Readers’ Choice-Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines (2016)
Natural Resources Law Firm of the Year in the Philippines (2016)

IAM 1000 PATENT

Silver Band Firm (2020)
Rowanie A. Nakan – Recommended Lawyer (2020)