Katrina V Doble

Junior Partner at Villaraza & Angangco

Katrina V Doble’s over 14 years of experience in IP law have covered the full spectrum of IP practice. In recent years, she has focused on trademark law, IP commercialisation and IP litigation. Due to her breadth of experience, she is heavily involved in the growth of Villaraza & Angangco’s (V&A Law) trademark prosecution practice, including the firm’s current foray into domain name registration and audit. She maintains the trademark portfolios of several of V&A Law’s largest clients, among which is the domestic trademark portfolio of BDO Unibank, the Philippines’ largest universal bank and the Philippine trademark portfolio of Franck Muller, a luxury Swiss watchmaker.

Ms Doble remains active in the firm’s numerous IP litigation cases, putting to use her extensive experience in handling infringement and unfair competition cases before the regular courts, as well as inter partes cases before the Philippine Intellectual Property Office. Some of these cases have contributed to the building of Philippine jurisprudence on important issues for trademarks, specifically for well-known marks and trademark rights violations involving liquified petroleum gas cylinders.

Ms Doble also handles issues regarding IP commercialisation and licensing, including advice on regulatory matters for pharmaceuticals and medical devices, ethical advertising requirements, enforceability of technology transfer and licensing agreements and novel queries related to emerging internet and/or software-based industries.

She is a ranked lawyer for intellectual property in the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide. In 2017 she was awarded Young Lawyer of the Year at the Asian Legal Business Philippine Law Awards.

Professional associations

  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines
  • INTA
  • Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines

Sample client list

  • BDO Unibank, Inc
  • Decathlon SA
  • Franck Muller
  • Hai Di Lao Holdings
  • LKK Health Products Group
  • Petron Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics

Firm details

Villaraza & Angangco
V&A Law Center
11th Avenue corner 39th Street
Bonifacio Triangle
Bonifacio Global City 1634
Metro Manila

Contact details

See firm profile