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Ireneo M. Galicia


  • Admitted to the Bar, 1979
  • Bachelor of Laws, Ateneo de Manila University, 1978
  • Bachelor of Arts major in Political Science, University of the East, 1972
  • Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Atty. Galicia has extensive experience in Intellectual Property Law (patents, utility models, and industrial designs; trademarks and geographical indications; copyright; optical media, and digital rights; licensing of IP rights; Agreement on the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) and the Doha Declaration, including the implementation of flexibilities, and public health) and exposure in IP in the ASEAN region, negotiating IP provisions in free trade, bilateral, regional agreements, regional harmonization and international IP agreements.

    He also has extensive knowledge of the laws relating to food, drugs and cosmetics in the Philippines, including Republic Act No. 3720, Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act; Republic Act No. 8203, Special Law on Counterfeit Drugs; Republic Act No. 6675, Generics Act of 1988; Republic Act No. 5921, Pharmacy Act; Republic Act No. 7394, Consumer Act of the Philippines; and other laws administered by the Bureau of Food and Drugs (now Food and Drug Authority of the Philippines).