Announcement of New IP Department Head

November 19, 2012

Enrique T. Manuel

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is pleased to announce the appointment of Enrique T. Manuel as the new head of its Intellectual Property (IP) Department. Mr. Manuel replaces Vicente B. Amador, who continues to serve as a member of SyCipLaw’s Executive Committee.

With more than 30 years of experience as an IP practitioner, Mr. Manuel is an internationally recognized expert in the field of IP law. He counsels clients on all aspects of intellectual property, including branding and trademark issues, specialized and strategic IP portfolio management for patents, trademarks, and copyrights, IP protection and enforcement, infringement and unfair competition, as well as related areas involving licensing transactions, technology transfer, entertainment, publishing, music, computer, Internet, domain name and privacy issues.

Mr. Manuel is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines (IPAP) and of the Licensing Executives Society of the Philippines. He is also a member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association, International Trademark Association, Licensing Executives Society International, and the Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriete Industrielle. Mr. Manuel received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines.