Areas of Expertise
Atty. Nep Bulilan, a lawyer and licensed mechanical engineer, is the Senior Partner of Sapalo Velez Budang and Bulilian law offices, a 44 year old law firm handling patent, trademark, copyright, plant variety, patent valuation, including FTO, technology transfer licensing and other related matters and is one of the top filers in patent, trademark, utility model, and industrial design.
Atty. Bulilan, is a former patent examiner and Hearing Officer of the Intellectual Property Office of the PHilippines. Presently, he heads the firm's Intellectual Property Department and has represented both foreign and local clienteles engaged in renewable energy, transportation industry, pharmaceuticals, agri-chemicals, building construction and heating ventilation technology. He has also assisted the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in obtaining patent prosecution for the various technologies generated by the research institutions. He is one of the founders of the Philippine Association of Certified Patents Agents (PACPA); former Vice-president for Internal Affairs of the Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers (PSME), and a foreign member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA). He has competed relevant training courses conducted by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), European Patent Office, Australian Patent Office, Japanese Patent Office and the Center for International Intelelctual Property STudies (CEIPI) in Strasbourg, France.
An active Rotarian, Atty. Bulilan was the past president of the Rotary Club of Marikina North, and Assistant Governor of the Rotary International District 3800.