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Our Company

Pinoy IP Works, Inc. is the independent arm of Fortun Narvasa & Salazar that provides high-quality services related to intellectual property (IP) in the Philippines.

Led by Atty. Bayani B. Loste, a partner of Fortun Narvasa and Salazar and a certified patent agent, the team consists of experts, who come from various backgrounds that range from science and engineering to law, design, and marketing.

2019 Anniversary

Take a look at how we celebrated our birthday last August 23!

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Our Team

Bayani B. Loste

Founder & Managing Director

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Bay heads the Intellectual Property Practice Group of Fortun Narvasa & Salazar. He had previously worked with several litigation teams of FNSLAW since he began his practice in 1999 before he was invited to become a partner in 2006. In 2018, Bay spun off the patent prosecution practice of FNSLAW into Pinoy IP Works, Inc., which he now leads as its Managing Director.

Aside from handling IP cases, Bay likewise actively prosecutes patents as he is one of the few Philippine lawyers who passed the IPOPHL’s Patent Agent Qualifying Examinations. He is also involved in professionalizing the country’s patent practice and training future patent practitioners through the Association of PAQE Professionals, Inc., a non-profit composed of certified patent attorneys and agents in the Philippines.

He is currently the President of the Licensing Executives Society Philippines, the national society of LES International, a worldwide federation of professionals involved in transferring technology, industrial and intellectual property rights.

Bay teaches IP fundamentals and patent drafting sponsored by private and public institutions, both local and foreign.

Bay is based in Laguna province, where he tends to his newly planted coffee and cacao seedlings in between virtual meetings, drafting patents, and licensing technologies.

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Karl Simon A. Revelar

Head, IP Valuation

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Other than being a physicist-in-the-making, Karl is an IP and Tech Specialist and heads the IP Valuation Group. He is a jack-of-all-trades with knowledge that spans outside the realm of theoretical physics, ranging from web development to data science to photography to content creation. He has a knack for web design, astronomy, and even singing. Karl is also active in political and climate action organizations.

John Christopher dela Vega

IP & Tech Specialist

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John is a mechanical engineer with profound curiosity in research and development. His field of interest ranges from fuzzy inference systems, energy systems, to control engineering. Aside from technical matters, he likes to dabble in literary works, gaming, sports, and martial arts.

Krishna Shai E. Azurin

IP & Tech Specialist

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Shai is a metallurgical engineer with a little background in patent examination. She loves learning about what makes a technology unique and how data drive innovations. Currently, she is studying about human factors and ergonomics.

Kiia Emerlene Bautista

IP & Tech Specialist

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Kiia is a chemical engineer with a background in engineering management specializing in strategic planning, marketing and production, and operations management. She believes that Filipinos have an innate innovative talent and that we should encourage, protect, and promote innovation globally with a vision that it will serve the common good.

Caitlin Rose Capinpuyan

IP & Tech Specialist

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Caitlin has a background in Chemistry and Materials Science & Engineering. She loves seeing the evolution of ideas, turning the conceptual into the concrete. She is passionate about research, science, and the stuff things are made of. In her spare time, she likes to crochet, learn different languages, and dream about traveling.

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