Monica G. Bugayong is an attorney at law. Prior to joining Federis & Associates Law Office, she worked in another IP law firm where she handled both patent and trademark matters. Her patent experience includes drafting, preparation and prosecution of patent applications. She also managed the preparation and prosecution of trademark applications, and handled inter partes cases before the Intellectual Property Office. She further practiced trademark infringement and unfair competition cases before the regular courts.
At Federis, Ms. Bugayong continues to handle the same types of patent and trademark work. In addition, she renders legal opinions/advice on trademark issues and disputes in relation to the registration and maintenance of clients’ trademark rights in the Philippines. Ms. Bugayong also reviews trademark search reports and trademark applications prior to filing.
Ms. Bugayong obtained her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of the Philippines and her Juris Doctor from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law.