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DTI Usec. Gepty of GS Law wins Intellectual Property award

Graduate School of Law (GS Law) Class of 2016 alumnus and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Usec. Allan B. Gepty won the Intellectual Property Champion award, conferred by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) during the Gawad Yamang Isip Awards Night held on April 29, 2024.

The award seeks to honor two stalwarts who have contributed significantly to developing the country’s intellectual property system. Usec. Gepty was recognized for his invaluable contribution during his stint as the Deputy Director General and Officer-in-charge of IPOPHL. During his term, the GS Law faculty member reinforced and developed the said government unit’s advocacy, policy-making functions, international relations, and programs.

The theme of the event was “IP and the SDGS: Building our common future with innovation and creativity” and caps the National IP Month.

IPOPHL is the government agency mandated to administer and implement State policies on intellectual property.

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