DILC:Edmund Jason G. Baranda

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EDMUND JASON G. BARANDA C1, 7 Astoria Street, Saint Ignatius Village, Quezon City 1110 +63917 8000277/+632 6247175 ejbaranda@gmail.com/ejbaranda@mosveldttlaw.com

EDUCATION o University of Michigan Law School LL.M., May 2007 (Area of Concentration: Intellectual Property Law) o University of the Philippines – Diliman LL.B., April 2000 o University of the Philippines – Diliman B.S. in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, April 1993 Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute Scholar

EXAMINATIONS o Philippine Bar, admitted in 2001 o New York Bar, admitted in 2011 o Fédération Internationale Des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI), passed the patent drafting examination held in June 2004 o Philippine Patent Agent Qualifying Examination (Chemical Field), passed the 2008 patent drafting examination administered by the Philippine Intellectual Property Office with the assistance of the European Patent Office

WORK EXPERIENCE o Molo Sia Velasco Tuazon & Ty Law Offices, Pasig City, Metro Manila Partner. June 2011 - present Special Counsel. November 2009 – May 2011 o Baranda & Associates (associated office of Rouse – a global IP firm), Taguig City, Metro Manila Partner. September 2011 – present Consultant. March 2010 – August 2011 o Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, Makati City, Metro Manila Lecturer on Patent Law and Copyright Law. June 2011 – present o Kelvin Chia Partnership, Singapore Foreign Legal Advisor. September 2008 – October 2009 Prosecuted trademark and patent applications, conducted trademark and patent searches and advised on registrability/patentability of trademarks/inventions, prosecuted trademark oppositions, drafted patent specifications, drafted/reviewed intellectual property contracts and agreements, advised on intellectual property infringement matters, prepared and reviewed regional commercial contracts and agreements and assisted in commercial litigation and cross-border disputes. o Villaraza Cruz Marcelo & Angangco Law Offices, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Senior Associate, Intellectual Property Department. July 2004 – Aug 2008 Junior Associate, Intellectual Property Department. November 2000 – June 2004 Litigated intellectual property infringement cases including pharmaceutical patent cases, prosecuted trademark oppositions/cancellations and patent cancellations, conducted patent searches and drafted specification and claims for patent applications, prosecuted patent and trademark applications and drafted/reviewed contracts and rendered legal opinions. o Patent Consultant (part time). February – May 2007 Conducted patent searches and drafted search reports for a U.S. law firm. o Philippine Science High School – Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines Special Science Teacher. June 1993 – May 2000

 	Taught Science Research and Cell & Molecular Biology, chaired the Discipline Committee and coached/advised students at the Philippine Science Fair and International Science and Engineering Fair.


PAPER PRESENTED o “Regulation of Access to Genetic and Biological Materials in the Philippines” Workshop on Traditional Knowledge, Intellectual Property and Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan (01-02 March 2004) The First Consultative Meeting on Traditional Knowledge, Intellectual Property for Food and Agriculture, Chiang-Mai, Thailand (26-28 February 2004)

OTHER ACTIVITIES o Member, FICPI (2006-2009) o Guest Lecturer on Intellectual Property and Biotechnology, National Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, University of the Philippines-Diliman (2005-2006) o Alternate Member, National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines (2001-2006) o Consultant and Resource Speaker, PESO (Philippine Emerging Startups Open) Challenge Entrepreneurship Competition (2005-2006) o Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver (PADI) (2002- Present)