Maria Theresa C. Gonzales
Areas of Expertise
Maria Theresa Gonzales has over 25 years of legal experience and her core areas of practice are commercial litigation and arbitration.
Theresa handles trademark maintenance and enforcement. She counsels on issues pertaining to the protection of intellectual property rights in the Philippines, including the issuance of and response to cease and desist notices. She handles availability search, registration and maintenance, recordation of assignment, mergers and change of corporate name, trademark audit and due diligence. She supervises international filings. She manages a broad trademark portfolio for foreign and local clients covering a wide range of industries and products: pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, banking, finance and insurance industry, courier services, automotive, fertilizer, software, hotel, media and entertainment, aviation, personal and household products, fashion, consumer products, footwear, cosmetics, telecommunications, and real estate, among other things.
Theresa obtained her law degree from San Beda College of Law and her masters in International Commercial Law at the University of Nottingham, England.