Raul M. Damuy – Intellectual Property Head Paralegal/ Chief Accountant,
Mr. Damuy is a Certified Public Accountant. He finished his Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial Science Major in Accounting in 1983. He took and successfully passed the Board Exams for Accountants in 1984.
Mr. Damuy is a skilled accountant and adept at the handling and management not only of the Firm's accounts but also of the clients' portfolio.
He is also the Head Paralegal of the Firm's Intellectual Property Department. Mr. Damuy specializes in the preparation and prosecution of trademark, patent, utility model and industrial design applications for local and foreign clients of the Firm. He is also adept on giving advice on the patentability of inventions, patent searches, maintenance of patents, amendments to patents and traversing the Patent Examiner’s objections. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in filing Patent Cooperation Treaty applications for entering the national phase in the Philippines.