Tangoe Continues to Strengthen Its Extensive Intellectual Property Portfolio with Two New Patents
Press Release Point - 2017-10-24
PARSIPPANY, N.J.-( )-Tangoe, Inc., a leading global provider of Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software and services, today announced it has added two new U.S. patents to its intellectual property portfolio. On September 26, 2017 the United States ...

UKIPO Consultation - Industrial Strategy: Intellectual Property call for views
Lexology - 2017-10-24
The UK Intellectual Property Office has issued a consultation calling for views on "maximising the incentives of the Intellectual Property system to stimulate collaborative innovation and licensing opportunities". The consultation, "Industrial ...

Why poverty prevails despite robust growth
BusinessMirror. - 2017-10-24
More so with prevailing oligarchic control and presence of rentiers and rent-seekers in society, or those enjoying benefits from the labor and ideas of others, without investing anything except the privilege of connections. Marxist-Lefts carp about the pie ...

Battle of the laws
Philstar - 2017-10-24
TOP OF MIND By Marino P. Lizaso V (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 24, 2017 - 12:00am What would happen if there is a conflict between two laws which may both be applicable in a given scenario? This appears to be the dilemma faced by Semirara Mining ...

Infosys (INFY) Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking Alpha - 2017-10-24
Then, of course, we've seen the rise of Internet of Things, centers everywhere. And the whole role of data in transformation and database ... Infosys Foundation USA continued its focus on training new computer science teachers, working with our grantees ...

Court of Appeals to PCC: Keep off P70-B telco deal
Inquirer - 2017-10-24
They issued the ruling despite the PCC petition in the Supreme Court seeking judicial intervention in scrutinizing the agreement. In granting the separate petitions filed by Globe and PLDT, the appeals court said the PCC disregarded the right to due ...

SC: New lawyers must provide free legal service
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-24
Rookie lawyers will now have to render free legal aid before they can aspire to be legal eagles. In a historic move, the Supreme Court has unanimously mandated incoming lawyers to provide 120 hours of pro bono legal work for poor litigants as part of its ...

Can Duterte declare a revolutionary government?
Philstar - 2017-10-24
"The Supreme Court can declare it so, if he has not abolished it. Eventually, [it would have to happen] through a plebiscite of a new constitution," he explained. The leadership at the Commission on Elections, the government body tasked with holding ...

Epic Games Says 'Nobody Likes A Cheater,' Sues YouTuber
Law 360 - 2017-10-23
Law360, New York (October 23, 2017, 7:05 PM EDT) -- Epic Games slammed an online gamer in a copyright infringement suit in North Carolina federal court Monday, repeatedly calling him a cheater and accusing him of modifying the code for its hit game ...

Suspected US pedophile falls
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-23
An American suspected of being a pedophile was arrested by immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport last week before he could meet with minors whom he had befriended online. The Bureau of Immigration said that it took Robin Hoyt ...

Amnesty intentional
Inquirer - 2017-10-23
Uh-oh, this is bad: The business sector just asked the government for another tax amnesty as a priority economic policy. It would mean the blanket exoneration of huge cheating in tax payments. Sure, the economic team of the motorbiking Duterte Harley ...

Plug the revenue leaks
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-10-23
Earlier this year, the University of Asia and the Pacific conducted a study on illicit trade, which confirms the prevalence of smuggling in our country. The study was commissioned by the Federation of Philippine Industries, which launched the Fight Illicit ...

CJ Sereno says charges against her untrue
Philstar - 2017-10-23
Nor did she pervert justice by instructing the Presiding Justice and Associate Justices of the Court of Appeals not to comply with the processes of the House of Representatives on the release of the Ilocos Six. What she told them was that the justices ...

Classixx file copyright infringement lawsuit against H&M
Hollywood.com - 2017-10-23
Electronic music duo Classixx are launching a copyright infringement lawsuit against bosses at retailer H&M over the design on a sweater. Classixx claim executives at the company did not seek permission before they reportedly started selling a sweater ...

Argentina's Macri bolstered by mid-term election
News Philippines Yahoo - 2017-10-23
He said his government intended to see through reforms in taxation, labor law and pensions. However, Capital Economics consultancy said that despite Macri's inroads, "our view is that the budget deficit will remain uncomfortably large over the coming years."

ILO urges businesses to avoid child labor
Philstar - 2017-10-23
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines --The International Labor Organization (ILO) has urged businesses to avoid hiring minors in their work force as plans to eliminate child labor practice in the country gains ground. ILO country director Khalid Hassan said ...

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal set for Premier League punishment for copyright infringement over social media post
The Sun - 2017-10-23
ARSENAL defender Nacho Monreal is facing a Premier League rap after sharing a video of his goal on social media. The 31-year-old scored the equaliser in the 5-2 thrashing of Everton on Sunday. But on Monday morning, he shared a video of his goal on ...

Competition body to pursue review of P70-billion telco deal
BusinessMirror. - 2017-10-23
In a 54-page decision, the appellate court affirmed the legality of the P70-billion buyout deal entered into by PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc. involving the telco assets of San Miguel Corp. (SMC). Parties involved in the case--including the PCC--have ...

Fiscal deficit halved in September
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-10-23
Diokno had yet to respond to a request for explanation as of early yesterday evening, Ruben Carlo O. Asuncion, chief economist at Union Bank of the Philippines, Inc., said via e-mail when sought for comment that while he had yet to "check the numbers ...

Sereno asks House panel to recognize right to be represented by counsel
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-10-23
This photo taken on August 25, 2016 shows Supreme Court Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno listening to a question during a press conference in Manila. -- AFP THE LEGAL team of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno on Monday filed a motion asking the House ...

Government spending slowed in September
BusinessMirror. - 2017-10-23
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) collected P141.4 billion in September, an increase of 25 percent over the same month in 2016. In total, BIR collections grew by 11 percent year-on-year to P1.3 trillion in the first nine months of 2017. BIR revenue ...

SC suspends work in Metro Manila courts for Asean summit in November
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-23
The Supreme Court has suspended work for all courts at the National Capital Judicial Region (NCJR) due to the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit and Related Meeting on November 13 to 15. Covered by the suspension are the provinces ...

Asean governments urged to give domestic workers full protection
Global Nation - 2017-10-23
In this light, senior officials from ministries of labor and other line ministries, workers and employers representatives and civil society participants from ... Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles ...

Teaching of proper exercises at work urged
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-22
Aside from requiring "standing breaks" for desk-bound workers, the labor department should also release demonstration videos to show what exercises would help those who were required to sit at a desk for long periods. The Associated Labor Unions-Trade ...

Author Who Lost Copyright Case Over The Da Vinci Code In The US In 2007 Looks To Revive It In The UK In 2017
Tech Dirt - 2017-10-22
Not long after publishing the book in 2003 to wide acclaim, several legal actions took place against Brown and his publisher, as well as some action initiated by the publisher to stave off claims of copyright infringement and plagiarism. One such case that ...

No to truth decay
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-10-22
22, 15-21), the Pharisees plotted to entrap Jesus in His speech by seeking His opinion regarding ... and even persecution for the sake of the Gospel. May the Lord bless their mission endeavors. And we who are "in here," let us support them, and let ...

What If Socially Useful Jobs Were Taxed Less Than Other Jobs?
BusinessMirror. - 2017-10-22
The resulting tax rates might favor sectors with the most political clout rather than the largest spillovers. Benjamin B. Lockwood is an assistant professor of business economics and public policy at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

COMMENTARY: On Monopoly vs Democratization of the Philippine film industry
Mindanews - 2017-10-22
According to them, the art of the "indies" is not for the market because it only messes up with their already-functional system of things. The state of the Philippine film business can simply be described as one that runs on greed for sales and profit.

COMMENTARY: On Monopoly vs Democratization of the Philippine film industry
Mindanews - 2017-10-22
In my ten years of making films, I have seen from fellow independent filmmakers how the existing monopolistic system has manipulated the business of selling films in the country and further diminished the rise of a true Philippine film industry.

Bello urges OFWs to invest in bank created for them
Global Nation - 2017-10-22
The OFB will be managed by a board of directors, headed by the LBP president as chair, and representatives from the Dole, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) and the private sector. Bello encouraged OFWs to invest in the bank and take ...

Tadeco loses bid for P120-M tax refund
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-22
Under the National Internal Revenue Code, Tadeco could only bring the case to the tax court within 30 days from the lapse of the 120-day period given to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to act on its refund claim. The CTA ruled that like a claim for ...

Was Aguirre involved in P50-M extortion?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-22
Lawyer Alberto Argosino, retired clerk of court of the Regional Trial Court of Gumaca, Quezon province, died in June unable to bear the shame that his son, former Deputy Immigration Commissioner Al Argosino, brought on the family. The younger Argosino and ...

Lawyer wants 2 psychologists to testify vs Sereno
Philstar - 2017-10-22
Their contracts were not renewed despite the fact these psychologists have been conducting psychological exams successfully for so many years with the Supreme Court," he said. He did not identify the two psychologists. He will submit their names for ...

Frat men in hazing cover-up may face disbarment - Lacson
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-10-22
"We will send a transcript of the hearings to the Supreme Court so we can recommend what appropriate actions it can take to discipline these lawyers, who are in fact treading a different course, although motu proprio the high court can initiate its own ...

Ooh la la, Bizu rises from crises
Inquirer - 2017-10-21
Annabel Lichaytoo Tanco has turned crises into opportunities. Emotional lows in her life, following failed business and personal relationships, became downtime moments to draw ideas for a new venture. Today, the CEO and president of the Bizu Group is known ...

At Brazil seaside, Italy fugitive awaits court ruling
News Philippines Yahoo - 2017-10-21
The decision to free him sparked outrage in Italy. Brazil's current president, Michel Temer, is believed to be more favorable to extradition, which Brazil's Supreme Court is due to consider from Tuesday. - Feels 'born here' - Battisti, the author of ...

registration of business
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-10-21
Both individual and corporate businesses should fill out the BIR Form 1906 for the authority to print receipt and permit to use book of accounts registration. BIR said the applicants are required to attend a tax seminar held every Wednesday. It urged ...

Why Pacquiao deserves kudos
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-10-21
Pacquiao says the Sin Tax Law resulted in "the largest increase recorded in the history of the national budget for health--more than doubling from 2012 when the Sin Tax Law was passed, to 2016 (P57 billion to P123 billion)." And it financed an ...

Gilead Gets Hep C Drug Patent Suit Shipped To Calif.
Law 360 - 2017-10-21
Law360, Los Angeles (October 20, 2017, 8:57 PM EDT) -- Gilead Sciences won its bid to transfer a patent infringement suit filed by the University of Minnesota over the company's blockbuster hepatitis C drugs to California on Friday when a Minnesota federal ...

Appeals court revives lawsuit over wipes labeled 'flushable'
News Philippines Yahoo - 2017-10-20
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Friday the lawsuit provided adequate support for the allegation that Kimberly-Clark's wipes were not safe to dispose in the toilet. The court also said the lawsuit by consumer Jennifer ...

Meeting the backlog in housing
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-10-20
There is no backlog in the medium-cost (above P3 million to P4 million) and open-market (above ... is senior vice president of the University of Asia and the Pacific. Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70 ...

Banning high heels
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-10-20
The order, titled "Safety and Health Measures for Workers Who by the Nature of Their Work Have to Stand at Work," is a response to a complaint filed by the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines in behalf of four part-time ...

Does Claire McCaskill not respect intellectual property, or does she just not like Native Americans?
Washington Examiner - 2017-10-20
In a fight over the intellectual property of American companies, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., has inadvertently stepped onto the third rail of politics - the sovereignty of nations. In the battle between tech companies, patents have always been the holy ...

High in competence, low in attitude
Philstar - 2017-10-20
Today, I still advise many OFW organizations based abroad. I defend them in their cases before the POEA and the NLRC. I give them legal and behavioral counseling. In Taiwan I taught them financial literacy and monetary independence. In Kuwait, I taught ...

Arraignment of Ex-PCGG chief Sabio deferred after he loses lawyer
Philstar - 2017-10-20
The Office of the Ombudsman, which filed the cases in December last year, said Sabio influenced his late younger brother, then Court of Appeals Associate Justice Jose Sabio Jr. to rule in favor of the GSIS in a case filed by the Lopez-owned Meralco.

Corporate News Blog - Novan Acquires Intellectual Property Rights for Treating Viral Malignancies with Nitric Oxide
NASDAQ - 2017-10-20
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / October 20, 2017 /Pro-Trader Daily takes a look at the latest corporate events and news making the headlines for Novan, Inc. (NASDAQ:NOVN), following which we have published a free report that can be viewed by signing up at http ...

The hanging fate of OFWs buried in debt
Rappler - 2017-10-20
Though government statistics show that over the last two years, 358 cases and 3,394 cases of illegal recruitment were recorded by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and Department of Justice (DOJ), respectively, these cover all types ...

Nationalist church - 3
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-10-20
Jaro Bishop Frederick Rooker who succeed Bishop Andres Ferrero, protested the confiscation of Church properties by filing a suit against the government officials in Negros. Local officials appropriated for the town use such properties as convents ...

SC petitioners see 'systemic violence' in San Andres Bukid killings
Philstar - 2017-10-20
MANILA, Philippines -- There has been "systematic violence" in vigilante killings and police anti-drug operations in San Andres Bukid, Manila, Center for International Law said in its latest petition to the Supreme Court. CenterLaw on Wednesday ...

Aegis Juris lawyers may face disbarment over hazing cover-up attempt
News Philippines Yahoo - 2017-10-20
According to Atty. Christina Layusa of the office of the Bar Confidante of the Supreme Court, law students facing charges cannot take their oaths although they are allowed to take bar exams. "The policy of the court is to let them take the bar exam but ...

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