Chick-Fil-A, ESPN Want Out Of TV Commercial Copyright Suit
Law360 - 2018-05-22
Law360 (May 22, 2018, 7:47 PM EDT) -- Chick-fil-A Inc. and ESPN Inc. on Tuesday asked a Texas federal court to toss a copyright infringement suit alleging they stole music from a little-known Dallas rock band to fill out two commercials, saying Platinum ...

St-Georges Eco-Mining Announces Spin-Out of Subsidiary ZeU Crypto Networks & Intellectual Property Acquisition Agreement Amendment with Tiande
Best Junior Mining Stocks - 2018-05-22
Montreal, QC / TheNewswire / May 22, 2018 - St-Georges Eco-Mining Corp. (CSE: SX) (OTC: SXOOF) (FSE: 85G1) announces that it intends to spin-out its subsidiary ZeU Crypto Networks Inc., with the intent of listing ZeU on the Canadian Securities Exchange.

Tucson businesswoman Lisa Frank settles copyright lawsuit
Arizona Daily Star - 2018-05-22
The copyright infringement lawsuit filed by Tucson business legend Lisa Frank was settled Monday, court records show. Lisa Frank, Inc. and Canada-based Orb Factory agreed to a confidential settlement on the fifth day of the civil jury trial, with each ...

Moreno camp to consolidate cases before Sandiganbayan
Sun Star - 2018-05-22
AFTER successfully consolidating Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno's 24 administrative cases before the Court of Appeals, the mayor's camp is yet again aiming to consolidate the 24 criminal cases before anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. In an interview ...

Dominguez asks Congress to pass second Train package
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-05-22
He said the Train law also allowed the Bureaus of Internal Revenue and of Customs to exceed their respective collection targets in the first quarter this year. Dominguez said the biggest impact of Train was not on the prices of basic goods but on non ...

Court judges unite vs Sereno
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-05-22
Judges and court employees on Monday rallied behind the May 11 decision of the Supreme Court to boot Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno out of office, even as the ousted magistrate clung to the hope of a reversal of the ruling against her. Again wearing ...

Sotto says Senate 'cannot intervene' in SC decision on Sereno ouster
Rappler - 2018-05-22
MANILA, Philippines - New Senate President Vicente Sotto III said the chamber has no jurisdiction over the Supreme Court decision ousting former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Sotto said the Senate has sole jurisdiction only on an impeachment trial ...

Revenge Of Shinobi and its cheerful copyright infringement
Den of Geek - 2018-05-22
From the output of Cannon Films to the cartoons and comics of those Teenage Turtles, ninjas were all over the place in the 1980s. And while there were lots of other pretenders to the crown, few ninja-themed videogame franchises were as consistently ...

Justices need not inhibit in quo warranto case (Part 2)
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-05-21
To continue, there are many other precedents which ought to be cited. Before he was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court in 1967, Chief Justice Enrique M. Fernando was the legal counsel of President Ferdinand Marcos. Despite his obviously close ...

House leaders told: Review TRAIN 1 before approving part 2 of tax reform
BusinessMirror - 2018-05-21
Zarate of Bayan Muna issued the statement as members of the House Committee on Ways and Means, the Department of Finance (DOF) and other stakeholders will meet on Tuesday to start discussing several bills, which aim to reduce corporate-income tax and ...

Con-com seeks overhaul of Judiciary in new Charter
BusinessMirror - 2018-05-21
"In other words, if the process is purely political, the members of Congress would not be answerable to the Judiciary but they will be answerable to the people, and this means that the respondent cannot go to the Supreme Court for any judicial remedy ...

Immigration to deport 3 Hong Kong residents for illegal entry
philstar.com - 2018-05-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bureau of Immigration is set to deport three Hong Kong residents for allegedly entering the country illegally, the bureau announced on Monday. The arrested foreigners were identified by BI Anti-Terrorist Group chief Fortunato ...

Singapore ISPs Block 53 Pirate Sites Following MPAA Legal Action
TorrentFreak - 2018-05-21
The action, which covers platforms including The Pirate Bay plus KickassTorrents and Solarmovie variants, follows a successful application from the MPAA, which accuses the platforms of flagrant copyright infringement. Under increasing pressure from ...

Con-com eyes 3 high courts
BusinessMirror - 2018-05-20
The creation of three high courts is also meant to "ease the caseloads of the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court and make the wheels of justice grind faster," Generoso said. The judicial system in the Philippines has been criticized for being too slow.

Philippines, US reaffirm alliance for regional stability
philstar.com - 2018-05-20
"I will not call on America. I have lost trust in the Americans," Duterte said. The president made the statement after shrugging off the warning of Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio that Chinese are operating on a sandbar near Philippines ...

Sereno warns Ombudsman post could be used for 'political vendetta'
CNN Philippines - 2018-05-20
Also vying for the post are Duterte's former legal counsel Edna Batacan, and Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Martires, the President's first appointee to the High Court. The JBC has yet to announce the schedule of the public interviews. Duterte has ...

Remittance dampener
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-05-19
The labor row worsened when Mr. Duterte declared on April 30 that the ban on Filipino workers leaving for the Gulf nation was permanent and urged Filipinos there to come home if they were being mistreated. Bangko Sentral Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo ...

Are the UK's intellectual property laws ready for AI?
Lexology - 2018-05-19
"AI doesn't just belong to a few tech giants in Silicon Valley": these were the words of Google Cloud's chief scientist for AI, Fei-Fei Li, speaking in March 2018 at a panel discussion on the impact of AI. Whilst companies such as IBM, Microsoft and Google ...

Contract Corner: US Intellectual Property Ownership - Default Laws
JD Supra - 2018-05-18
Protecting intellectual property rights is a critical component to the success of a technology company. In order for a tech company to determine how to protect its intellectual property, the company should understand how the key intellectual property ...

Why Everyone Is Dressing Like They Shop at the Army Surplus Store
GQ - 2018-05-18
(His use of that camo print, in particular, has proven controversial resulting in a lawsuit over copyright infringement from Jordan Outdoor Enterprises, the parent company that owns Realtree.) West himself indulges in the look, mixed with schlubby ...

What to expect from the new DOT sec Berna Romulo-Puyat
CNN Philippines - 2018-05-18
Prior to her work in the government, she was a professor at the University of the Philippines where she taught ... The first year we had Luzon Visayas Mindanao, all dishes and ingredients. The second year, the first day it was about street food, second ...

Gov't lifts total deployment ban to Kuwait
CNN Philippines - 2018-05-18
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 18) -- The Department of Labor Employment has lifted the ban on sending Filipino workers to Kuwait in line with President Rodrigo Duterte's order. Administrative Orders 254 and 254-A issued by Labor Secretary Silvestre ...

Senators: Supreme Court set 'dangerous precedent'
Sun Star - 2018-05-18
MANILA -- More than half of the Philippine Senate asked the Supreme Court on May 17 to review its decision to oust its chief justice, calling the ruling a "dangerous precedent" that infringed on Congress' constitutionally given power to impeach senior ...

PHL leads Asia Pacific on gender equality in work
BusinessWorld - 2018-05-17
These are among the findings of McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), the ... professional and technical jobs; perceived wage gap for similar work; leadership positions; and unpaid care work. The Philippines scored a GPS of 0.73 on gender equality in work ...

Officials to work on Kuwait labor deal rules after Ramadan
CNN Philippines - 2018-05-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 17) -- Rules to implement a labor deal between the Philippines and Kuwait will be ironed out after the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, on official said Thursday. "Ang importante ngayon ay mahusay na mahusay tayong ...

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