Divina Ilas-Panganiban

Quisumbing Torres - Philippines

12th Floor, One/NEO Building 26th Street corner 3rd Avenue Crescent Park West
Bonifacio Global City
Taguig City, 1634

+63 2 8819 4961

Distinguished Practitioner

English


Jurisdiction:

Philippines

Practice area:

Intellectual property


Biography

Divina Ilas-Panganiban is a partner in Quisumbing Torres’ Intellectual Property, Data and Technology Practice Group and co-heads the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Industry Group. She currently serves as the Vice-President and Director of the Philippine Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society International, the Chairperson of the Committee on Intellectual Property Rights, The American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, and the Chairperson of the Committee on Intellectual Property Rights of the European Chamber of Commerce.

Divina heads the Subcommittee for East Asia and the Pacific of the Unreal Campaign of the International Trademarks Association (INTA) and is a Certified Information Privacy Manager by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

Practice Focus

Divina's practice focuses on the protection of trademarks, copyright, patents and other intellectual property rights. She also assists clients in licensing and IP commercialization transactions, including franchising arrangements. She has advised various clients on regulatory and compliance matters, and has extensive experience in IP litigation cases, domain name disputes, data privacy, data breach and cyber security matters. She is an accredited arbitrator of the Philippine Intellectual Property Office and often serves as resource speaker in local and international seminars on IP and IT laws.

Admissions

Philippines (2001)

Education

Lund University (Master of Laws Intellectual Property and International Human Rights with Distinction) (2003)

University of Philippines (Bachelor of Laws) (2000)

University of Philippines (B.A. Public Administration cum laude) (1995)

Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2021 in Intellectual Property