Anthony D. Bengzon obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 1993. He obtained a liberal arts degree in Management Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1989. He is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines (IPAP) and the Licensing Executives Society of the Philippine
In 1994, Mr. Bengzon joined Quisumbing Torres, an affiliated office of Baker & McKenzie. He was a senior associate in the firm's intellectual property department, and concentrated on trademark registration, licensing, and enforcement work. His general expertise revolved mainly in enforcing his clients' intellectual property rights before trial courts and administrative agencies. He was likewise involved in the firm's general corporate and commercial practice.
His work reflected developments in the information technology and communications field, and he was involved in advising several of the firm's clients in the telecommunications industry. His experience of 20 years in litigating IPR cases before various courts, prosecution offices, and administrative agencies has made him a valued speaker before numerous audiences and seminars on the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines, copyright and software piracy, the implications of e-commerce on intellectual property, and special problems on the enforcement of IPR. He was involved in the drafting of the rules and regulations of the IP Code of the Philippines as well as the new Optical Media Act.
He is a professor of Intellectual Property Law in the Far Eastern University – De La Salle JD-MBA program.