Bengzon Negre Untalan celebrated its 15th founding anniversary on February 5, 2016. Simultaneously, the prestigious Chambers and Partners legal guide released its 2016 edition, ranking BNU as a Band 2 law firm for intellectual property law practice in the Philippines.
Starting as a modest 2-lawyer boutique firm in 2001 with only a handful of clients, BNU has grown tremendously in size and capabilities over the years. BNU’s client roster today includes a number of foreign and local multinational companies: Nestlé, S.A., Nestec, S.A., Lacoste, Honda Motors, Levi Strauss & Co., Abbott Laboratories, San Miguel Corp., San Miguel Brewery, Inc., San Miguel Pure Foods Company, Inc., Ginebra San Miguel, Inc., Smart Communications, Associated Broadcasting Company (TV5), Republic Cement & Building Materials, Inc., Century Pacific Group, Max’s Group, Splash Corp., Green Cross, Inc., and Samsung Electronics Philippines, Inc.
According to Chambers and Partners: “Boutique IP Firm, highly regarded for its patent and trademark capabilities and offering comprehensive enforcement expertise. Also widely recognized for its considerable skill in coordinating raids on premises storing counterfeit goods.”
BNU’s clients say, “They are cost effective, they have a very fast turnaround time and they prioritize incredibly well.”
The full article can be found here: http://www.chambersandpartners.com/172/34/editorial/8/1