The Office of Bagay-Villamor & Fabiosa is an intellectual property
law firm specializing in both the registration and
enforcement of intellectual property rights - more specifically,
in the field of trademarks, patents, utility models,
industrial designs, and copyrights.
The firm was headed by a senior partner, Andrew Michael S. Ong, who is an intellectual property rights educator and patent consultant. He is also an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practitioner and a consultant of the Philippine Judicial Academy of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Atty. Ong was a Deputy Director General of the Philippine Intellectual Property Office from 30 March 2009 to 31 December 2012. As Deputy Director General of the IP Philippines, he was involved in policy-making and enforcement to protect the best interests of IP owners. Atty. Ong is currently the director of the Division for Asia and the Pacific of the World Intellectual Property Organization ("WIPO") in Geneva, Switzerland. The WIPO Division for Asia and the Pacific is responsible for providing legal and technical assistance in the field of intellectual property to 38 countries, 27 of which are developing countries and 11 are Least-Developed Countries in the Asia and Pacific region, in a tangible, impactful, and inclusive manner.
The firm has offices located in Cebu City and Metro
Manila as well as correspondents in different parts
of the world. The firm's Manila office is
headed by a trademark lawyer, Ana Liza Bagay-Villamor,
who specializes in global intellectual property registrations
which the firm does extensively for both local and foreign
intellectual property owners.
The firm's Cebu office is managed by an intellectual
property litigator, Jose Maria Clint B. Fabiosa, who
specializes in enforcement and litigation, including
seizure and confiscation operations of counterfeit goods.
The Firm’s patent department is headed by Engr. Isagani I. Reyes, a veteran patent examiner of the Bureau of Patents of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines.
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The Office of Bagay-Villamor &
Fabiosa was originally the legal department
of Penshoppe, a Philippine apparel and
lifestyle marketing company with over
500 outlets in the Philippines as well
as 5 foreign franchisees. The firm was
created in 1995 initially to provide
comprehensive legal and intellectual
property-related service exclusively
for Penshoppe. For this purpose, the
firm operated two offices in strategic
locations in the Philippines and forged
regional alliances and partnerships
with foreign correspondents in different