Through a Memorandum of Agreement with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), Cebu Institute of Technology – University has agreed to be one of the host institutions for the establishment of the Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSO).
“The overall objective of establishing an ITSO network within institutions is to strengthen local institutional capacity to access patent information and use the patent system. This is in line with the mandate of IPOPHL and more specifically, its 3D IP 2020 Vision as the ITSO network will demystify and democratize the patent system, and use it as tool for national development.” (www.ipophil.gov.ph)
The ITSO satellite office or patent library at CIT University is managed by:
Head: Dr. Edwin R. Torillo
Technical staff: Engr. Jonathan N. Reyes, Engr. Marvin Radaza