Oculus to pay $250 million in infringement case, but it's a win
TechSpot - 2018-06-28
A jury ruled in favor of ZeniMax and ordered Oculus to fork over $500 million for breach of contract and copyright infringement. Yesterday in an appeal to a US District Court in Dallas, the VR headset maker saw its penalty cut in half. The original ruling ...

Copyright safe harbour expansion Bill passes Parliament
ZDNet - 2018-06-27
"The changes will ensure these sectors are protected from legal liability where they can demonstrate they have taken reasonable steps to deal with copyright infringement by users of their online platforms," the department explained. "To ensure the new ...

U.S. Supreme Court upholds travel ban
CNN Philippines - 2018-06-27
(CNN) -- The Supreme Court has upheld President Donald Trump's travel ban. The ruling was 5-4 along partisan lines, with Chief Justice John Roberts writing for the conservative majority. The ruling sends a strong message that Trump has broad powers under ...

No clear plan for Boracay rehab, experts say
Bulatlat - 2018-06-27
She urged for accountability from private resort owners, and the local and national government ... it is marred by contradictions. According to University of the Philippines Diliman Geology professor Kristian Saguin, "awarding (land) titles to ...

Conans Pizza location near campus to close
The Daily Texan - 2018-06-26
In 1985, Conans was sued for copyright infringement by Conan Properties Inc., which owns the rights to the character. But one piece of evidence helped Conans keep its name. "L. Sprague deCamp, who at the time was involved with the ownership of the rights ...

Leonen grills Calida: Can you prove Constitution bans same-sex marriage?
Rappler - 2018-06-26
MANILA, Philippines - Solicitor General Jose Calida was grilled on the Supreme Court (SC) stand on Tuesday, June 26, as he was pressed to justify the prohibition on same-sex marriage when the 1987 Constitution is silent on the issue. Associate Justice ...

Feature: On being farmer's daughter to becoming licensed agriculturist
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-06-26
Zubiri and the Academic Scholarship of Central Mindanao University in the first year and third year in college. "But, then at the end of the day, problems and challenges made me a strong person. I took that as an inspiration to get high grades and to ...

2 XU law students among delegates for ASEAN Legal Camp in Singapore
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-06-26
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 21 (PIA)--Two students from the College of ... around the National University of Singapore campus; and recreational and cultural activities. Based on their itinerary, the camp delegates visited the Philippine Embassy in Singapore ...

Sto. Tomas, first Batangas city under Duterte administration
BusinessMirror - 2018-06-26
They should pay first whatever debts they have so no one will be going after them. If they are not capable to run a business, they should seek expert opinion or advice. However, they need to be careful in their business dealings to avoid investment scams.

SC bares 2018 Bar exams schedule
Sun Star - 2018-06-26
THE Supreme Court (SC) has announced the dates and the venue for the forthcoming 2018 Bar examinations. In a bulletin issued by the Office of the Bar Confidant posted on the SC website, it was announced that the Bar examinations will be held anew at the ...

Bahnhof Continues Its Crusade Against Copyright Trolls, Claims Swedish Copyright Law Divorced From Reality
Techdirt - 2018-06-25
Lindahl notes that the Swedish Government sees a need for strict copyright infringement penalties while keeping the barriers for creators to go to court low because they often have limited resources. "In copyright litigation [...], it is often the author ...

SpaceNews DCMA & Copyright
SpaceNews - 2018-06-25
This policy is intended to implement the procedures set forth in 17 U.S.C. Section 512 and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") for the reporting of alleged copyright infringement. It is the policy of SpaceNews Inc. Corp. (the "Company ...

Judge sides with Logboat in trademark dispute, ending lawsuit
ABC 17 News - 2018-06-25
Shipyard sued Logboat over alleged copyright infringement. A side-by-side of Shipyard Bewing Company's can, left, with Logboat Brewing Company's Shiphead Ginger Wheat as they appear in a federal lawsuit. Shipyard sued Logboat over alleged copyright ...

Ghana marks International Day of the Seafarer
Ghana News Agency - 2018-06-25
Captain Catherine Haizel, Senior Lecturer, Nautical Science Department, Regional Maritime University, Captain Vivian Amegavi, Representative of the Women at Sea, and other speakers reiterated the challenges faced by seafarers especially women and suggested ...

Carpio, 4 other senior justices nominated for chief justice post
philstar.com - 2018-06-25
Hernando also teaches law at the San Beda College, Ateneo de Manila University and University of Santo Tomas. He was a three-time Bar examiner in commercial law. Velasco will reach the mandatory age of retirement in the judiciary on Aug. 8. Duterte will be ...

FRAs of Filipino HSWs in Kuwait to deposit $10,000 in escrow
BusinessMirror - 2018-06-25
In an interview, POEA administrator Bernard B. Olalia told Business Mirror they will be implementing a US$10,000 escrow deposit for Foreign Recruitment Agencies (FRA) of Filipino HSWs in Kuwait. The fund will be used to pay for claims of Filipino HSWs in ...

Helping workers during inclement weather
BusinessMirror - 2018-06-25
The state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said it was a thunderstorm that brought moderate to heavy rain for about two hours at most, and yet it caused floods that made so many areas in the ...

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