(Hechanova & Co/Hechanova Bugay Vilchez & Andaya-Racadio)
GF Salustiana D Ty Tower, 104 Paseo de Roxas Avenue
Makati City 1229, Philippines
Tel: +63 2 812-6561
Fax: +63 2 888-4290
Current position: President
Practice area/industry focus: Intellectual property, corporate, immigration and taxation
Career highlights: Editha is a lawyer and the president of Hechanova & Co, an IP consulting firm handling trademark and patent prosecution, copyright, domain name, product, and plant variety registrations, trademark valuations, searches, and other non-contentious IP services. True to its slogan of 'passion for service, service with integrity', the firm has established itself as a reliable IP service provider, and has been recognised by the IPPHL as 'Top Patent Filer' and 'Top Trademark Filer' from 2010 to 2016.
Editha is also the managing partner of the law offices of Hechanova Bugay Vilchez & Andaya-Racadio, a firm specialising in contentious intellectual property matters, corporate, immigration and taxation. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of the East with a business degree, with a major in accounting, and is a certified public accountant. She served twice in 2016 as a member of the Fairness Opinion Board constituted by the Department of Science and Technology. She has been cited as a leading lawyer in the field of intellectual property law in the Philippines by Asialaw Leading Lawyers, an international publication, from 2002 to 2016, and for trademarks by Who's Who Legal from 2012 to 2016.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2017 in Intellectual Property