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Name: Hechanova, Editha

Firm: Hechanova Bugay & Vilchez

Location: Manila, Philippines



Editha is the managing partner of the Hechanova Bugay & Vilchez law offices which specialises in intellectual property, corporate, and immigration law. She is also the President/CEO of Hechanova & Co., Inc. a company handling trade mark and patent prosecution, copyright and domain name registrations, trade mark valuation, searches, and other non-contentious intellectual property matters.

Her experience covers both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters, e.g., enforcement, border control, licensing, due diligence, trade marks and patents prosecution, copyright, patent and trade mark litigation. Editha is an accredited Court Annexed Mediator at the Court of Appeals, and an accredited mediator and arbitrator in the IP Office of the Philippines. She has advised local and international clients on tax implications on licensing, and doing business in the Philippines. Editha has been cited as Leading Lawyer in the field of Intellectual Property Law in the Philippines by the AsiaLaw Magazine, an international publication, from 2002 to 2013, and Who’s Who Legal Trademarks 2013. Editha joined the Helpdesk network in December 2013.



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