As part of the overall IP Learning Program of the IPOPHL, BeIP Program aims to provide an extensive and comprehensive 5-day lecture series (2 legs) on Intellectual Property and other IP-related matters for graduate/post-graduate students, professionals, excutives and government officials whose work may require them to have better understanding of the laws and system of intellectual property. The BeIP Program will have two legs, each can focus on non-legal professionals/executive, and legal professional and practitioners. The BeIP Program provides an opportunity for university graduate/post-graduate students, professionals, executives and other government officials to acquire a deeper knowledge of IP, and how it can be used as a tool for sustainable development.
100 participants will be accepted per track. The first to complete the registration and requirements, first-served;
Please note that an individual should only choose one track and cannot enroll in both tracks.
 
Requirements are:
*Instructions on requirements will be sent upon registration.
 
 

Non-Legal Track | October 5 – 9, 2020

Day 1 – Overview | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Keynote Speech
      • Senator Sherwin Gatchalian
    • Presentation of the Program and the IP Academy
      • Asst. Director Frederick Romero, IPOPHL
    • Introduction to Intellectual Property System: Challenges and Opportunities in the PH Economy
      • Atty. Maria Katrina Rivera, IPOPHL
    • Overview of the World Intellectual Property Organization and the International IP Systems
      • Mr. Tshimanga Kongolo, WIPO Academy, WIPO
    • Question & Answer / Evaluation
Day 2 – Patents and Innovation | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Philippine Patent System, Exceptions, Limitations, and Flexibilities
      • Atty. Susan Villanueva, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Office
    • Patent Information and its Usefulness: A Practical Approach
      • Atty. Rowanie Nakan, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Office
    • Pharmaceuticals and Generics Medicines: Issues and Challenges in IP and Public Health
      • Atty. Jose Maria Ochave, Unilab, Inc
    • The Role of Patents in Artificial Intelligence, ICT & High-Tech Innovation
      • Atty. Emerson Banez, University of the Philippines
    • Question & Answer / Evaluation
Day 3 – Trademarks | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Philippine and International Trademark Landscape and Recent Developments
      • Atty. Edmund Jason Baranda, Baranda & Associates
    • Non-Traditional Marks and Trade Secrets
      • Atty. Editha Hechanova, Hechanova Bugay Vilchez & Andaya-Racadio Law Office
    • The Importance of Intellectual Property and Brand Management in the Philippine Setting
      • Atty. Chadd Concepcion, Baker McKenzie
    • Unfair Competition, Antitrust, and Intellectual Property
      • Atty. Divina IIas-Panganiban, Quisumbing Torres Law Office
    • Question & Answer / Evaluation
Day 4 – Copyright and Related Rights | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Copyright and Related Rights: Exceptions, Limitations and Recent Developments
      • Atty. Ferdinand Negre, Bengzon, Negre, Untalan Law Office
    • Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights
      • Atty. Mark Thursday Alciso, FILSCAP
    • Copyright in the Digital Environment: New Challenges
      • Atty. Daniel Hofilena, IPOPHL
    • The Role of Copyright in the Cultural Development and Preservation
      • Atty. Jeanette Florita, Panlipi
    • Question and Answer / Evaluation
Day 5 – Other Intellectual Property Areas | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • IP Management: IP Valuation and Licensing
      • Atty. Teodoro Kalaw, Ateneo de Manila University
    • IP Policy and Procedures in the Philippine Setting: A University Perspective
      • Atty. Christopher Cruz, De La Salle University-Manila
    • IP Rights Protection and Enforcement Strategies
      • Atty. Leah Dal, IPOPHL
    • Introduction to the Panel: Practicing IP in the Philippine Context: Opportunities and Challenges
      • Atty. Allan Gepty, Assistant Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry
    • Panel Discussion: IP Job Market and IP Careers in the Philippines
      • Atty. Daniel Hofilena, IPOPHL
      • Assistant Director Frederick Romero, IPOPHL
      • Deputy Director-General Teodoro Pascua, IPOPHL
    • Evaluation 
 
 

SPEAKERS

 

Atty. Mark Thursday Alciso, FILSCAP

Atty. Emerson Banez, University of the Philippines

Atty. Edmund Jason Baranda, Baranda & Associates

 

Atty. Chadd Concepcion, Baker McKenzie

Atty. Christopher Cruz, De La Salle University – Manila

Atty. Leah Renna Dal, IPOPHL

 

Atty. Jeanette Florita, Panlipi

Atty. Allan Gepty, Assistant Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry

Atty. Editha Hechanova, Hechanova Bugay Vilchez & Andaya-Racadio Law Office

 

Atty. Daniel Hofilena, IPOPHL

Atty. Divina Ilas-Panganiban, Quisumbing Torres Law Office

Atty. Teodoro Kalaw IV, Ateneo De Manila University

 

Mr. Tshimanga Kongolo, WIPO Academy, WIPO

Atty. Maria Katrina Rivera, IPOPHL

Atty. Rowanie Nakan, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Office

 

Atty. Ferdinand Negre, Bengzon, Negre, Untalan Law Office

Atty. Jose Maria Ochave, Unilab, Inc.

Atty. Susan Villanueva, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Office

 
 

Legal Track | October 19 – 23, 2020

Day 1 – Overview | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Presentation of the Program and the IP Academy
      • Asst. Director Frederick Romero, IPOPHL
    • Introduction to Intellectual Property System: Challenges and Opportunities in the PH Economy
      • Atty. Daniel Hofilena, IPOPHL
    • Overview of the World Intellectual Property Organization and the International IP Systems
      • Mr. Tshimanga Kongolo, WIPO Academy, WIPO
    • Question & Answer / Evaluation
Day 2 – Patents and Innovation | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • International and Regional Patent Systems (Paris Convention, PCT, TRIPS, Hague, Etc.)
      • Atty. Rowanie Nakan, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Office
    • Discussion on Philippine Patent Jurisprudence: Landmark Doctrines and New Developments
      • Hon. Rocille Aquino-Tambasacan, Presiding Judge, Regional Trial Court, Imus Cavite
    • Promotion on Innovation: Basic Search and Patent Information Workshop
      • Atty Bayani Loste, Fortun Narvasa & Salazar
    • Patent Workshop: General Primer on Patent Drafting
      • Atty. Jerry Serapion, PhilRice
    • Question & Answer / Evaluation
Day 3 – Trademarks | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Non-Traditional Marks, Well-known Marks, Trade Secret, and Other Emerging Issues
      • Atty. Regina Reyes-Rara
    • Intellectual Property and the International Trade Agreements: Importance and Challenges
      • Atty. Maria Katrina Rivera, IPOPHL
      • Director Nathaniel Arevalo, IPOPHL
    • Discussion on Selected Cases on Trademarks: International and Philippine Context
      • Atty. Carlo Abarquez, Vasig Abarquez Lumauig Abarquez Puno Law
    • Electronic Commerce and Intellectual Property: Online Piracy, Online Counterfeiting, Cyber-squatting, and other related issues
      • Atty Edmund Baranda, Baranda & Associates
    • Question & Answer / Evaluation
Day 4 – Copyright and Related Rights | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Copyright and Related Rights: Exceptions, Limitations and Recent Developments
      • Atty. Ferdinand Negre, Bengzon, Negre, Untalan Law Office
    • International Conventions on Copyright: Berne Convention, Beijing Treaty, and other Treaties on Copyright law
      • Atty. Mark Dy, MRD Law
    • Traditional Knowledge, Genetic Resources and Traditional Cultural Expressions – Towards a Suitable Protection System
      • Atty. Jeanette Florita, PANLIPI
    • IP Policy and Procedures in the Philippine Setting: A Legal Professional Perspective
      • Atty. Christopher Cruz, De La Salle University-Manila
    • Question and Answer / Evaluation
Day 5 – Other Intellectual Property Areas | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Transfer of Technology and Licensing
      • Atty Patricia Bunye, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Office
    • Simulation Exercises on Licensing Negotiations
      • Atty Patricia Bunye, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Office
    • Overview of Adjudication Proceedings in Intellectual Property
      • Atty. Oliver Limbo, IPOPHL
    • Modes of Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation and Arbitration
      • Atty. Donemark Calimon, Quisumbing Torres Law
    • Introduction to the Panel: Practicing IP in the Philippine Context: Opportunities and Challenges
      • Atty. Emma Francisco, University of the Philippines
    • Panel Discussion: IP Job Market and IP Careers in the Philippines
 
 

SPEAKERS

 

Atty. Carlo Abarquez, Vasig Abarquez Lumauig Abarquez Puno Law

Atty. Nathaniel Arevalo, IPOPHL

Hon. Rocille Aquino-Tambasacan, Presiding Judge, Regional Trial Court, Imus, Cavite

 

Atty. Edmund Jason Baranda, Baranda & Associates

Atty. Patricia Bunye, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Office

Atty. Donemark Calimon, Quisumbing Torres Law

 

Atty. Christopher Cruz, De La Salle University – Manila

Atty. Mark Dy, MRD Law

Atty. Jeanette Florita, Panlipi

 

Atty. Daniel Hofilena, IPOPHL

Mr. Tshimanga Kongolo, WIPO Academy, WIPO

Atty. Bayani Loste, Fortun Narvasa & Salazar

 

Atty. Rowanie Nakan, Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Office

Atty. Ferdinand Negre, Bengzon, Negre, Untalan Law Office

Atty. Regina Reyes-Rara

 

Atty. Maria Katrina Rivera, IPOPHL

Atty. Jerry Serapion, PhilRice

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