04 April 2017, Makati. Lorna Patajo-Kapunan (born 1 April 1952) is a Filipino lawyer who is acknowledged as an expert in intellectual property law. Recognised as one of the leading litigation lawyers in the country, her practice areas include licensing law, franchising, corporate and commercial law, international humanitarian law, family law and estate law and succession. (Source: http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Lorna_Patajo-Kapunan)
Atty Kaunan was first suggested to the FEED Board by FEED President Ophie Bakker-Mananquil, as they were both recognised last August 2016 as one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women™ by the Filipina Women’s Network, where both awardees hit it off immediately.
To date, aside from having co-founded KAPUNAN GARCIA & CASTILLO Law Offices, Atty. Kapunan is also engaged in a wide array of functions:
- Lecturer in Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) (2007-Present);
- Board of Advisers (Present) of the Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines (IPAP);
- Life Style Contributor, DZRJ (October 2010 to Present);
- Governor, Counsellor, Board of Governors, Philippine National Red Cross (1998- present);
- Member, International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Task Force (Present);
- Chairperson of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), National Issues Committee (2005 – 2007); Member (Present);
- Board of Advisers, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) (2003 – present);
- President, Stop Trafficking of Filipinos Foundation, Inc. (STOP) (1996 – present); and
still remains active in a wide array of corporate engagements and publications.
Please refer to her full CV here: LPK RESUME UPDATED (6Feb15).
Atty Kapunan affirmed her commitment to supporting FEED’s advocacies in education & the environment, particularly reforestation and agro-forestry livelihood development opportunities for marginalised communities.
About KAPUNAN GARCIA & CASTILLO Law Offices
The KAPUNAN GARCIA & CASTILLO Law Offices is a full service law firm with extensive experience in varied areas of law. Tracing its roots to the firm established by former Senator Raul S. Roco in 1986 after the EDSA Revolution, the Kapunan Garcia & Castillo (KGC) Law Offices has evolved and grown to effectively and efficiently respond to its expanding client base and to dynamic changes in law and business. Remaining true to its values of competence, courage and character, KGC is equipped to advise clients on a full range of legal services. An expanding medium-sized firm with the capability of representing clients in most aspects of the law, the firm has earned respect and a well-deserved niche in the legal profession.
The Firm’s expertise covers corporate and commercial law, including mergers and acquisitions, investment structuring, financing, public offerings, joint ventures, franchising, and corporate rehabilitation. KGC has the competence and capability to conduct comprehensive due diligence examinations of companies. It also handles substantial work involving family law, environmental law, general litigation, administrative law, mining, banking, taxation, trusts, estate planning, intellectual property, labor and telecommunications. KGC is highly respected for its work in intellectual property, an advocate of environment law, and is also lobbying for the passage of anti-trust laws to protect small and medium Filipino business enterprises.
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