Meet Our Event Speakers

The best worldwide’s top notch influencing, visionary
storytellers and innovative speakers

Ijeoma Unachukwu, LL.M

CIPP/US Communities Rise

Atty. Rowel S. Barba

Director General, Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines

Hon. Sharon S. Garin

AAMBIS-OWA Party-list

Hon. Christopher V.P. De Venecia

Congressman, 4th District Representative, House of Representatives

Sylvie Forbin

Deputy Director General, Copyright and Creative Industries Sector

Daren Tang

Director General, WIPO

Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte

President of the Philippines

Atty. Nelson P. Laluces

Deputy Director General Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines

Meet Our Event Speakers, Hosts, Performers and Moderators

The best worldwide’s top notch influencing, visionary
storytellers and innovative speakers

A.G. Sano

Mural Artist

Acapellago

Performer

Aimee Morales

Founder, Freelance Writers Group of the Philippines (FWGP)

Alice Reyes

Artistic Consultant Artists of the CCP Dance Workshop National Artist for Dance

Alvin J. Buenaventura

Executive Director, Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society, Inc

Anita Huss-Ekerhult

Counsellor, Copyright Management Division, WIPO

Anthony John Balisi

Freelance Writers Guild of the Philippines (FWGP)

Arch. ARMANDO EUGENE C. DE GUZMAN III

FUAP-UAP National President

Arch. ENP Anthony Demin Sarmiento

Principal Architect of Genius Loci Architects & Professional Lecturer- National University College of Architecture

Arch. Gerard Rey A. Lico PhD

Author, Arkitekturang Filipino: A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Philippines

Arch. Jocelyn Lutap

Dean, Polytechnic University of the Philippines College of Architecture

Arch. Joselito Francisco

Principal Design Architect JPF Design Architecture & Interior Arts

Arch. Miguel Angelo S. Manosa

CEO – Manosa & Co., Inc.

Atty. Andrea Pasion-Flores

Milflores Publishing

Atty. Chuck Valerio

Asst. Division Chief, Accreditation and Standards Division, BCRR

Atty. Daniel S. Hofileña

Partner, Kalaw, Prasad & Hofileña Law

Atty. Dulce Punzalan

Bamboo Ambassador, FILSCAP

Atty. Emerson G. Cuyo

Director IV, Bureau of Copyright and Related Rights

Atty. Janice Tejano

Director, Center for Intellectual Property Management De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Manila, Philippines

Atty. Jeremy C. Bayaras

Chief Accreditation and Standards Division, BCRR

Atty. Jose Antonio Aliling

Jose Antonio-Aliling and Associates

Atty. Lolibeth R. Medrano

Director IV, IPOPHL - Bureau of Patents

Atty. Louie C. Calvario

Attorney VI, Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)

Atty. Marivic Benedicto

President, Philippine Association of the Recording Industry (PARI)

Atty. Mark Robert Dy

Special Counsel for Intellectual Property and Business QVC Law Office

Atty. Nelson P. Laluces

Deputy Director General Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines

Atty. Rowel S. Barba

Director General, Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines

Atty. Teodoro C. Pascua

Deputy Director General, Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines

Atty. Thursday Alciso

General Manager of the Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc.

Benjamin Ng

Regional Director for Asia Pacific, International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers

Bernie Mercado

Managing Editor, Penlab

ByungGoo Choi

Chairman, KCC

Caroline Morgan

Chief Executive and Secretary General International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations

Catherine Hernandez

Annatto Artist

Celeste Legazpi

Performers’ Rights Society of the Philippines (PRSPh)

Charisse Aquino-Tugade

Executive Director, Nat’l Book Devt Board

Christelle Arroyo

Guest Artist from FilipinoArt.ph

Cindy Cortez Wong

Convenor, Indie Publishers Collab Ph

Claudia Kaiser

Vice President for Business Development, Frankfurt Book Fair / Frankfurter Buchmesse

Clinton Aniversario

Syringe Artist/Museum Owner

Cris Dumlao

Creative Content Creators Association of the Philippines (SIKAP)

Daren Tang

Director General, WIPO

David Price

Director of Insight and Analysis, International Federation of Phonographic Industry (IFPI)

Dawn J. Atienza

Gallery Owner

Debra Ann Perez Gaite

Executive Director, Performers Rights Society of the Philippines

Dimiter Gantchev

Deputy Director and Head, Copyright Management Division, WIPO

Dr. Andres Guadamuz

Reader in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Sussex and the Editor in Chief of the Journal of World Intellectual Property

Dr. Anke Moerland

Intellectual Property Law, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands

Dr. Fernan Dizon

Chief of the Copyright Services Division of the Bureau of Copyright and Other Related Rights, IPOPHL

Dr. Gaetano Dimita

Deputy Director, Queen Mary Intellectual Property Institute (QMIPRI)

Dr. Julius Leano Jr.

Chief Science Research Specialist Research and Development Division PHILIPPINE TEXTILE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (PTRI) Department of Science and Technology

Edgar Allan C. Yorro

Asst. Division Chief Copyright Services Division (CoSDiv), BCRR

Emmelina C. Masanque

Asst. Division Chief IP Marketing and Communications Division, DITTB

Geoff Daniel Mabasa

Chief Executive Officer, Alibata.com (Filipino NFT Artists)

HoJun Lee

Director, Legal Affair Team, Kakao Entertainment

Hon. Christopher V.P. De Venecia

Congressman, 4th District Representative, House of Representatives

Hon. Sharon S. Garin

AAMBIS-OWA Party-list

Ijeoma Unachukwu, LL.M

CIPP/US Communities Rise

JaeGon Jeong

Director General, Policy Research Office, KCC / Lawyer

James Lo

President, Game Developers Association of the Philippines

Jason Brasileno

Lazada Philippines

JinKeun Jeong

Professor, Law School Kangwon National University

Jomike Tejido

Artist, Painter and Author-Illustrator of the Children's Book Illustrador ng Kabataan (INK)

José Borghino

Secretary General, International Publishers Association (IPA)

Karen Ocampo Flores

President, Filipino Visual Arts and Design Rights Organization

Kevin Dy

National Book Development Board (NBDB)

KwakTae Jung

Director, Animation Business Department, ARIMOA Co., Ltd.

Kyra Ballestero

Senior Trade Industry Business Development Specialist Research Division National Book Development Board

Leo Martinez

Performers’ Rights Society of the Philippines (PRSPh)

Leonor “Beng” G. Reyes

Chief / Intellectual Property Rights Specialist V
Creative Sector Development Division
Bureau of Copyright and Related Rights

Magoo Del Mundo

President, Creative Content Creators Association of the Philippines

Marilu Corpus

Click Licensing Asia

Marjo Evio

Division Chief, Signature Events Team Operations Group 1 (Lifestyle & Creative Industries) CITEM Philippines

Mary Ann Ordinario-Floresta

Founder/President, ABC Educational Development Center Children’s Books

Mel Villena

Performers’ Rights Society of the Philippines (PRSPh)

Melvin Choo

Executive Director, Alkem (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.,

Michele Woods

Director, Copyright Law Division, Copyright and Creative Industries Sector, WIPO

Mina Esguerra

Author and Self-Publisher

Mitch O. Valdes

Performers’ Rights Society of the Philippines (PRSPh)

MJ Tumamac

Founder, Aklat Alamid, General Santos

Mr. Ryan Cayabyab

Founding member, IMPRO Member, PRSPh and FILSCAP

Myrtle Sarrosa

Influencer

Nissie Arcega

Webmaster, Penlab

Noel De Leon

Founder and Publisher of Kasingkasing Press

Oliver Oliveros

Marketing Head, FilipinoArt.PH Chanz Global

Paolo Alessandro Herras

Co-Founder, KOMIKET

Paolo Lanteri

Copyright Law Division, WIPO

Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte

President of the Philippines

Prof. Meir Perez Pugatch, LLM, MSc

Chair of the Health System Administration Division of Management University of Haifa, Israel

Prof. Thomas Schüle

Music Management, LDCU

Raffy Lerma

Board Member, Photojournalists Council of the Philippines (PCP)

Reema Selhi

Legal and Policy Manager Design and Artist Copyright Society (DACS)

Rémy Desrosiers

Managing Director of SCAPR, the Societies’ Council for the Collective Management of Performers’ Rights

Rene B. Misa

Moderator

Richer Fernandez

Guest Artist from FilipinoArt.ph

RJ Ledesma

Host, Business Development Consultant, Legal Officer, Entrepreneur

Rowena Elayda

Program Manager of the Philippine Green Building Council

Sam Oh

Television Host, Radio Personality, and Lifestyle Columnist

Sarah Tran

International Federation Reproduction Rights Organization (IFRRO)

Sec. Ramon M. Lopez

Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry

Sylvie Forbin

Deputy Director General, Copyright and Creative Industries Sector

USEC. Liza Dino-Seguerra

Chairperson, Film development Council of the Philippines

Waiian

Music

Young Jin CHOI

Director, Cultural Trade and Cooperation Division, Copyright Bureau, MCST

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