Microsoft takes Melbourne reseller to court over alleged infringement
ARN - 2017-09-10
Microsoft Australia has taken legal action against Victorian reseller, Computer & Parts Land (CPL) Notting Hill over alleged software copyright infringement. CPL is a Melbourne-based computer hardware and software retailer with retail outlets and an online ...

Reforms in tax system must be friendly to environment-ICSC
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-10
The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC ... The ICSC said the departments of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Science and Technology (DOST) should be consulted in calculating the environment-tax rates. "ICSC will provide the DOF all the ...

Compressed workweek scheme
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-10
"This proposed measure, which will amend Articles 83, 87 and 91 of the Labor Code, seeks to institutionalize the compressed workweek scheme to promote competitiveness, efficiency and productivity in business and industries [explanatory notes of original ...

Dying Dream
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-09-10
Trump last week began essentially taking down the program which his predecessor Barack Obama put up because of a piece of immigration legislation. The proposed Dream (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act would allow illegal immigrants ...

If You Sell on Amazon, a Fake Law Firm Could Make You Stop
Inc. - 2017-09-09
Amazon sent an email sent to Brushes4Less's owner to explain that the product was being suspended due to an intellectual property violation complaint filed by an attorney from the law firm Wesley & McCain in Pittsburgh. In order to get the product ...

Senate Defense Authorization Bill Has Provision That Will Nationalize Intellectual Property
Townhall.com - 2017-09-09
Intellectual property rights are under attack from Congress. On Monday, the Senate is expected to vote on a motion to proceed to S. 1519, the "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018." That bill contains a provision that would ...

15 states and DC sue over DACA
Global Nation - 2017-09-09
Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano of the Philippines announced on Wednesday that the government ... an immigration expert at Boston College Law School, said, referring to the lawsuit earlier this year that limited the Trump ban involving predominantly ...

Sharebeast.com Owner Pleads Guilty To Felony Infringement
Law 360 - 2017-09-09
Law360, Washington (September 8, 2017, 7:05 PM EDT) -- The 29-year-old owner of file sharing website Sharebeast.com pled guilty to a felony count of criminal copyright infringement for pirating more than a billion copies of copyrighted works, according to ...

Sharebeast Site Owner Pleads Guilty to Copyright Charges
Daily Report Online - 2017-09-08
Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. The owner of the website Sharebeast.com has pleaded guilty to felony criminal copyright infringement involving unauthorized distribution and reproduction of over one billion copies of ...

Cine Kabayan opens in UP Diliman
Global Nation - 2017-09-08
"For more than 20 years, Taiwan has officially imported workers from the Philippines and other Southeast Asian countries as supplementary labor. Until today, the number of migrant workers has surpassed 2.5% of the population of 23.5 million in Taiwan."

100,000 jobs for Filipinos to be available in Japan - DOLE
Rappler - 2017-09-08
OFWs would still have to go through private recruitment firms and pass through the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). Among the possible jobs to be opened in Japan are for nurses, engineers, and architects. DOLE is eyeing this ...

Intellectual property rights and the sharing economy
Lexology - 2017-09-07
The "sharing economy" is a phrase we are hearing more and more frequently in recent times. This article covers what the phrase means and what it means for intellectual property rights holders. This article originally appeared in LawNews, Issue 29.

Intellectual property protection: The basics
MIS Asia - 2017-09-07
Your company's intellectual property, whether that's patents, trade secrets or just employee know-how, may be more valuable than its physical assets. This primer covers everything from establishing basic policies and procedures for intellectual property ...

MU wins court battle over intellectual property rights
Columbia Daily Tribune - 2017-09-07
The University of Missouri won a court victory Wednesday when a jury awarded the school $600,000, concluding an eight-year fight over intellectual property rights of faculty members. The jury found that Galen Suppes breached his contract and duty of ...

Are You Doing Enough to Protect and Monetize Your Intellectual Property?
Entrepreneur - 2017-09-06
Your tech-enabled business has valuable technology and intellectual property (IP) as part of your processes and the service, capabilities and products you provide. This IP in what you and your contractors have created typically takes the form of software ...

Breitbart News: Far-right site sued for copyright infringement over Black Lives Matter protest photo
The Independent - 2017-09-06
Breitbart has been implicated in a steady slew of controversies and has published a number of falsehoods and conspiracy theories, and deliberately misleading stories Win McNamee/Getty Images Breitbart News is being sued by a photojournalist who accuses the ...

10K Filipinos may be affected by rescinded US immigration policy--DFA
Global Nation - 2017-09-06
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University of Missouri intellectual property trial heads into final day
Columbia Daily Tribune - 2017-09-06
The intellectual property rights trial to determine whether a former University of Missouri professor upset plans to market an innovative process for making antifreeze will be turned over to the jury Wednesday. The university is suing Galen Suppes over a ...

Second photographer sues NPR over copyright infringement
current.org - 2017-09-05
A second photographer has claimed that NPR violated copyright by using one of his photos without permission. Rony Zakaria, a photographer based in Indonesia, filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that NPR did not license or have permission to use his photo of ...

Yes, Stealing Intellectual Property is Stealing
redstate.com - 2017-09-05
One of the ongoing ridiculous myths that exists on the Left - and, even more maddeningly, with some on the alleged Right - is that stealing intellectual property (IP) is...not stealing. In this warped worldview, entering a Best Buy and stealing a DVD ...

Copyright - registration or no registration
Lexology - 2017-09-05
Pop culture writer Kevin Powell has filed a copyright infringement action in the USA against the executive producers of the movie "All Eyez on me", a bio-pic about Tupac Shakur, the hip hop legend who was shot in 1996, because the movie features ...

New topics in the CPA Board examinations
BusinessMirror. - 2017-09-03
The BOA Resolution 275-2015 prescribes new topics for the subjects of regulatory framework for business transactions (RFBT) and taxation beginning the October 2017 CPA Board examinations. These new topics include the regulatory measures and laws that are ...

No Music Day: COSON tasks government on copyright infringement
guardian.ng - 2017-09-03
COSON also urged the National Assembly to ensure the promulgation into law of the new Copyright Bill, which contains several provisions to properly deal with the infringement of copyright in the digital era, while necessary action should be taken to get ...

The Global Antitrust Attack On Intellectual Property Rights And What The U.S. Should Do About It
Forbes - 2017-09-02
There is a disturbing trend among international antitrust authorities: using antitrust laws to devalue intellectual property rights, to intervene in favor of one side or another in licensing disputes, and to impose unwarranted extra-jurisdictional remedies ...

Rising Star: Bradley W. Caldwell
texaslawyer.com - 2017-09-01
Clients call on Caldwell in high-stakes intellectual property cases and significant business disputes based on his proven ability to assemble, organize and present compelling arguments before state and federal juries. His litigation track record includes ...

Rising Star: Bradley W. Caldwell
texaslawyer.com - 2017-09-01
Clients call on Caldwell in high-stakes intellectual property cases and significant business disputes based on his proven ability to assemble, organize and present compelling arguments before state and federal juries. His litigation track record includes ...

Rising Star: Bradley W. Caldwell
texaslawyer.com - 2017-09-01
Clients call on Caldwell in high-stakes intellectual property cases and significant business disputes based on his proven ability to assemble, organize and present compelling arguments before state and federal juries. His litigation track record includes ...

Zazzle Fizzles: Website Operator Denied Copyright Safe Harbor Protection for Its Sale of Physical Products Featuring User-Generated Images
JD Supra - 2017-08-31
Zazzle moved to dismiss the suit, arguing that GYPI lacks standing to sue and that Zazzle is protected against liability for copyright infringement under the Section 512(c) safe harbor. GYPI further argued that an "Enforcement of Copyrights" provision ...

Court awards damages for trademark infringement and passing off in the amount of $30,000.
Mondaq - 2017-08-31
the Court did not find that the similarities between the images to be so substantial to reject the individual Defendant's evidence or otherwise to support a finding of copyright infringement. Health Canada has published a Notice: Health Canada and United ...

Mediation as an Alternative to Litigating Intellectual Property Disputes
Daily Business Review - 2017-08-31
Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. "Discourage litigation, persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business ...

USTR Publishes Initiation of Section 301 Investigation into China's Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property and Innovation
JD Supra - 2017-08-31
On Thursday, August 24, the United States Trade Representative published formal initiation of the awaited Section 301 investigation under the Trade Act of 1974 to determine whether acts, policies and practices of the Government of China related to ...

The role of Intellectual Property in the internet
Lexology - 2017-08-31
The way we see Intellectual Property (IP) has undergone many changes throughout the decades, and the emergence of the internet has a large contribution to this In fact, it can even be said that there is a before and a after the internet phenomenon, and ...

Introduction of new tax incentives for intellectual property
Lexology - 2017-08-31
The Luxembourg Government has, on 4 August 2017, submitted a bill [1] to Parliament for the reintroduction of a regime of taxation of intellectual property (IP) rights in Luxembourg. The new regime is intended to replace the former IP tax regime, which had ...

Kmart accused of copyright infringement
norcalrecord.com - 2017-08-30
LOS ANGELES -- A California visual artist is suing Kmart, alleging copyright infringement. Paul Benavidez filed a complaint Aug. 23 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Kmart Corporation, Home Products International-North ...

Southern District Judge Wields New SCOTUS Copyright Standard
New York Law Journal - 2017-08-30
Hong Kong-based Jetmax, which designs, manufactures, and sells furniture, lighting and home d├ęcor items, sued New York-based Advance Limited in 2015 for copyright infringement. It claimed an Advance light set was substantially similar to Jetmax's "Metal ...

Artel Acquires ARG ElectroDesign Intellectual Property
Broadcast Newsroom - 2017-08-30
WESTFORD, Mass. -- Aug. 29, 2017 --Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative real-time multimedia delivery solutions, today announced the acquisition of selected intellectual property from ARG ElectroDesign. The transaction provides Artel ...

Deputy Attorney General Trots Out All Sorts Of Silly Analogies About 'Intellectual Property'
Tech Dirt - 2017-08-30
We've always had difficulty understanding why copyright or trademark law should even have "criminal" components to them. It seems fairly obvious that they can be handled easily enough with civil actions, without involving law enforcement. And this matter ...

China vows to step up protection of intellectual property
New York Daily News - 2017-08-30
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's cabinet vowed to step up protection of intellectual property, state radio reported on Wednesday. China will also speed up reviews of patent applications, the State Council said after a meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.

Evolution of IT in intellectual property: management activities
Lexology - 2017-08-30
IP management is time consuming and risky ? errors can lead to significant value losses. Law firms and corporate IP departments must manage intellectual property in multiple jurisdictions and across different products and services. Historically, this ...

China vows to step up protection of intellectual property
Reuters - 2017-08-30
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's cabinet vowed to step up protection of intellectual property, state radio reported on Wednesday. China will also speed up reviews of patent applications, the State Council said after a meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang.

Gridsum Won the Government Contract for the Remote Trial Service of Beijing Intellectual Property Court
GlobeNewswire - 2017-08-30
August 30, 2017 07:00 ET | Source: Gridsum Holding Inc. BEIJING, Aug. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gridsum Holding Inc. ("Gridsum" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:GSUM), a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics, machine learning, and artificial ...

5 Ways to Secure Your Intellectual Property During Corporate Transitions
Inside Counsel - 2017-08-29
When it comes to departures or transactions, employment agreements and data security can only get you so far without a proactive plan. Major corporate transitions are never easy. Whether it's an employee departure (key executive, large workforce reduction ...

Jury hears opening statements in UM System intellectual property lawsuit
Columbia Missourian - 2017-08-29
Attorneys for the University of Missouri System on one side and a former MU chemical engineering professor on the other laid out their arguments in the 13th Circuit Court on Monday in a lawsuit over intellectual property. Attorney Russell Jones ...

Artel Acquires ARG ElectroDesign Intellectual Property
TV Technology - 2017-08-29
WESTFORD, Mass. -- Aug. 29, 2017 --Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative real-time multimedia delivery solutions, today announced the acquisition of selected intellectual property from ARG ElectroDesign. The transaction provides Artel ...

Global Technology Company to Launch New Ocean Tomo Intellectual Property Marketplace With Sale of 1100 Patents
IT Business Net - 2017-08-29
Ocean Tomo is announcing today the sale of 1100 patents from a Global Technology Company though auction. These patents represent the following technology areas: Printing, Computing, Imaging, Network Services, Personal Communication Systems, Life Science ...

Disney accused of copyright infringement
norcalrecord.com - 2017-08-29
LOS ANGELES -- A Florida man is suing Walt Disney Company, alleging copyright infringement. Donald P. Bochers filed a complaint Aug. 24 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against The Weinstein Company LLC, doing business as ...

The Importance Of Technical Intelligence In Automotive Intellectual Property
ECN - 2017-08-29
Intellectual Property (IP) protection and enforcement has become more important than ever in the automotive industry, as vehicle manufacturers are integrating an increasing number of innovations from technological sectors other than their traditional ...

China highlights information sharing in future copyright law enforcement
ECNS - 2017-08-29
A mechanism should be established to incorporate copyright infringement into credit records of businesses and individuals, said the report, adding that those found guilty of violations would be punished. It also proposed that amendments to the Copyright ...

Report: Tougher copyright protection needed
China Daily - 2017-08-29
Over the past several years, the country has made efforts against copyright infringement, but more efforts are needed, according to a report on the enforcement of the Copyright Law by a specialized team under the legislature. The report is being discussed ...

Trial tests University of Missouri's intellectual property policies
Columbia Daily Tribune - 2017-08-28
Propylene glycol keeps cars and airplanes running in cold weather. It is also at the center of a long-running patent dispute between the University of Missouri and an engineering professor fired in May after 16 years on the faculty. Testimony began Monday ...

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