Atty. Daniel Hofileña graduated Honorable Mention with a management degree at the De La Salle University-Manila. He also has a diploma in banking from the Ateneo de Manila University, a Masters in Applied Economics from De La Salle University-Manila, and a Juris Doctor degree with a major in Intellectual Property from the Ateneo de Manila University (Second Honors).

Since 2012, he has been teaching at the School of Economics at the De la Salle University-Manila, handling such diverse subjects as Statistics, Financial Econometrics, Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics.

He is an accredited arbitrator and the Assistant Deputy Secretary General for Education and Training of the Philippine International Center for Conflict Resolution. He is likewise accredited as an arbitrator and mediator by the Department of Justice of the Philippines. He is also a trained arbitrator of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc. Finally, he successfully passed both the Initial Entry Course and the Fellowship Assessment Course administered by the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

He is also a member of the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators, YSIAC, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, and the Economic Society of Singapore. He has published numerous articles in journals and presented papers in numerous international conferences concerning economics and intellectual property.

He is a Senior Consultant at the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines- Office of the Director General where he is deeply absorbed in the crafting of laws and intellectual property education. He is part of the technical working group in charge of drafting the proposed revision of the rules on intellectual property arbitration and on the law of intellectual property rights.

He was also an Associate Attorney at Tolosa Javier Law Firm.

He is now a lecturer of International Law and Credit Transactions at the Centro Escolar University-School of Law and Jurisprudence. He is also a lecturer at the De La Salle University- Manila where he teaches graduate-level economics and corporation law. He is currently serving as the Vice-Chairman of the committee on ways and means of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines- Cavite Chapter.



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Areas of Expertise

International Commercial Arbitration
Intellectual Property Law
Regulatory Economics

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Philippines, 2019