Delighted to share that Bienvenido Marquez III of Quisumbing Torres, member firm of Baker McKenzie, has been appointed as member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) Asia Global Advisory Council (GAC) for 2022 to 2023.

Bien heads the firm's Intellectual Property, Data & Technology Practice and co-heads its Consumer Goods & Retail Industry Group. He participates in initiatives of Baker & McKenzie International of which Quisumbing Torres is a member firm. He is a member of Baker McKenzie's Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Steering Committee and the Asia Pacific Intellectual Property Business Unit for Brand Enforcement.

As a member of the GAC, Bien will provide inputs to the INTA president and CEO on the identifying regional policy trends or challenges that INTA should address through advocacy; how to increase regional corporate membership by identifying significant prospective INTA members; and how to more effectively communicate pertinent issues or achievements in each country.

Commenting on the appointment, Bien said: "I am honored to have been chosen to be a member of the Council. I am excited to contribute my legal and commercial knowledge to the promotion and protection of intellectual property in the region, especially during these challenging times."