The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines has promulgated last July 26, 2018 the Revised Rules on Mediation, IPOPHL Memorandum Circular No. 008, to shift from mandatory referral to mandatory mediation of Intellectual Property Cases filed before the Office.
The Rules shall take effect upon thirty (30) days after publication in a newspaper of general circulation and posting in the IPOPHL website.
Download: IPOPHL Memorandum Circular No. 008