Mr. Reyes received his Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila and a Master in Business Administration from the International Academy of Management and Economics (IAME) in Makati City.
His expertise includes conducting prior art search and evaluation of patentability issues; drafting of specification and claims; preparation of patent drawings and with the patent registration process locally and internationally including processing under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
He was a Patent Examiner from 1996 to 2008 at the Intellectual Property Office where he handled formality and substantive examination and grant of patent applications in the field of Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunications, Information-technology and Computer-related inventions. Mr. Reyes is a licensed Electronics and Communications Engineer and prior to his employment at IPO, he has worked as a Technical Engineer supervising installation and repair of various foreign brand telephone switches for a local company.
He has attended foreign and local seminar-workshops and training courses in drafting patent specifications and claims, prior art search and substantive examination techniques, specifically in the field of Telecommunications, Information Technology and Computer-related inventions, among others.