Overview per Jurisdiction
Governing Law & Dispute Resolution Mechanism

The Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines (Republic Act 8293 as amended)


Is there a specialized dispute resolution body? Yes
Which Body? The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines
Do the general courts have jurisdiction to determine reasonable license terms where they cannot be agreed? No
Which court? N/A

Summary of Key Collecting Societies
Type of Licenses
TV Radio Online Production Mechanical Performance / Renting Live Events Products Others
FILCOLS - Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society, Inc. N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
FILSCAP - Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers N/A
FILVADRO - Filipino Visual Arts and Design Rights Organization, Inc. N/A N/A N/A

N/A - CMO does not offer this type of license

Level of Activity

The local collecting societies are generally active.

Contributors / Coordinators

Both Baker & McKenzie and WIPO coordinated and/or contributed content for this chapter. For more information on the relevant CMOs, please contact the CMOs directly.

Bienvenido A. Marquez III
Quisumbing Torres
T + 63 2 8 19 4936
T + 63 2 585 8228

Angela Pia B. Alvendia
Quisumbing Torres
T + 63 2 8 19 4908
T + 63 2 966 7125

Carlo E. Abarquez
Quisumbing Torres
T + 63 2 8 19 4993
T + 63 2 217 1471