Engr. Alberston D. Amante
Assistant Director for
Intellectual Property Rights,
Product and Technology Assessment and Commercialization
(IPMPTAC)


Duties and Responsibilities of the Intellectual Property Rights, Product and Technology Assessment and Commercialization
  1. Implements the approved Intellectual Property policy of the university;
  2. Evaluates applications for patent/registration and copyrights;
  3. Determines the patentability or copyright ability which includes receiving of patent disclosures, undertaking patent search and completi ng applications for patents and copyrights;
  4. Applies for patent at Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines and registration of copyrights at the National Library;
  5. Assists the Director for Research Management Services in the evaluation of completed research in the University;
  6. Conducts the preliminary assessment of completed researches (product/s and/or technology) by faculty and/or students;
  7. Leads and assemble the team who will evaluate the assessment of the product/s and/or technology in terms of its capability and function, novelty, impacts, competiti veness and commercialization.
  8. Monitors the assessment being conducted by the team who will be evaluating the product/s and/or technology;
  9. Makes the summary report collated from the assessment conducted by the team who will be evaluating the product/s and/or technology;
  10. Identifies research product/s and/or technology ready for commercialization;
  11. Supervises the creation of information education campaign materials of product/s and/or technology for commercialization and promotion materials for all types of media;
  12. Coordinates with exhibits, conferences, and other events that provides venue for commercialization of product/s and/or technology; and
  13. Coordinates with the extension services of the University in information dissemination campaigns of product/s and/or technology for commercialization and promotion upon technology transfer.