PCCI is the voice of Philippine business recognized by government and international institutions. As a proactive catalyst of development, PCCI promotes and supports the drive for globally competitive Philippine enterprises in partnership with government, local chambers, and other business organizations.
The main responsibility of PCCI is to provide focused advocacy for business growth and sustainable development by providing business services for the advancement of grassroots entrepreneurship, chamber development, international trade relations, business innovation and excellence, and operating efficiency. These will be achieved through a professional organization working in close cooperation with various stakeholders in public and private sectors.
Innovation and Intellectual Property
The Intellectual Property Committee maintains principal responsibility in promoting the concept of intellectual property as a significant component of business development and innovation. The Committee seeks to encourage business owners and entrepreneurs to develop and protect their intellectual properties as well as enforce their rights as IP owners to create an engaging and relevant IP ecosystem in business. The Committee also bridges the gap between the industry and the academe by supporting activities and initiatives geared towards commercialization of relevant intellectual properties.
Director: Mr. Edgar "Injap" Sia
Chair (Innovation and Science and Technology): Mr. Leo Dominguez
Chair (Intellectual Property): Mr. Jess B. Varela
Mr. Antonio Ll. Sayo
Staff-in-charge: Ms. Anya Marie T. Cruz
Ms. Rhuby R. Conel