ABELAINE T. ALCANTARA

ATA2Born on August 5, 1977
Naga City, Philippines
Admitted to the Philippine Bar – 2003

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Partner, Esguerra & Blanco Law Offices, January 2013 – Present
Senior Associate, Esguerra & Blanco Law Offices, January 2010 – December 2012
Junior Associate, Esguerra & Blanco Law Offices, October 2006 –December 2009
Part-time Faculty, Information & Communication Technology Academy (iAcademy), Sept. 2006 – 2007
Junior Associate, Jimenez Gonzales Liwanag Bello Valdez Caluya & Fernandez Law Offices, October 2002 – October 2006

AFFILIATIONS

Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Makati City Chapter
Licensing Executives Society of the Philippines
– Director, 2010 – Present, Secretary, 2010-2011
– Membership Committee Co-chairperson, 2011 – Present
Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines
– Asst. Secretary, 2009-January 2012, Secretary, February 2012 – Present
ASEAN Intellectual Property Association
– Councilor, March 2012 – Present
Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Makati City Chapter
Licensing Executives Society of the Philippines
– Director, 2010 – Present; Secretary, 2010-2011; and Membership Committee Co-chairperson, 2011 – Present
Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines
– Asst. Secretary, 2009-January 2012, Secretary, February 2012 – Present
ASEAN Intellectual Property Association
– Councilor, March 2012 – Present

EDUCATION, HONORS AND AWARDS

• Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines, 2002
Bachelor of Science in Business Management – Honors Program, Ateneo de Manila University, 1998
Honorable mention, Ateneo de Manila University 1998
Freshman Merit Scholar, Ateneo de Manila University 1994