Keeping Your Intellectual Property Under Lock And Key
foundersguide.com - 2017-06-08
One of the most interesting and fastest-growing talking points in modern business tech is intellectual property. Two of the leading names in self-driving vehicle technology, Uber and Otto, came up against allegations of intellectual property theft earlier ...

Back to basics: conducting Intellectual Property work in the Middle East
Lexology - 2017-06-08
Our intellectual property team in Dubai has put together this handy alphabetised guide as an introduction to conducting IP work in the Middle East. A is for Arabic, the official language of the region. Consider developing and protecting Arabic branding to ...

Mighty Corp asserts innocence at preliminary probe on tax case
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-08
Cigarette firm Mighty Corporation maintained that it has not violated any law as it submitted its counter-affidavit before the Department of Justice (DOJ) in response to the P26.93-billion tax evasion case filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).

WATCH | DOLE eases deployment ban on Qatar, bars only OFWs still processing OECs
interaksyon.com - 2017-06-08
In an emergency press conference at the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) main office in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday, DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the changes in the suspension order were made upon the recommendation of the ...

Eleventh Circuit Joins Split Court Decisions on Registration Precondition for Copyright Suits
National Law Review - 2017-06-08
Courts generally understand that registration is a precondition to filing suit for copyright infringement. But, as mentioned, they do not agree on when "registration" occurs. The Copyright Act defines registration unhelpfully as "a registration of a ...

End labor export, implement reforms, OFW group urges Duterte
Bulatlat - 2017-06-07
In 1974, then-Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos issued Presidential Decree 442 or the 1974 Labor Code. The Labor Code put into practice a program "to promote the overseas employment of Filipino workers through a comprehensive market promotion and ...

Only OFWs with contracts, OECs can go to Qatar, says labor dep't
Rappler - 2017-06-07
issued by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). All with OECs, whether returning to Qatar or new hires, will be allowed to depart. Bello said, however, that OFWs whose papers are still for processing remain covered by the deployment ban.

Russia accession to the Protocol amending the Agreement on trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights
JD Supra - 2017-06-07
In its meeting of April 27, 2017, the Russian Government has approved the Bill "On approval of the Protocol amending the Agreement on trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights" proposed by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the ...

WWE Had Reportedly Received Copyright Complaint Over 'Great Balls Of Fire' Name
Wrestling INC - 2017-06-07
And Joe said, 'Hey Jerry, do you happen to know who I would contact at the WWE about copyright infringement?' I go, 'What? What are you talking about?' He goes, 'Well, we understand they are doing a pay-per-view called Great Balls of Fire and Jerry Lee has ...

Uganda: Artists Seek Huge Pay for Copyright
AllAfrica - 2017-06-07
Local artists and innovators have had a series of court battles with companies over the infringement on copyright and patents. The constitution does not explicitly provide for the protection of IP. For years, players in the arts industry have been pushing ...

True CSR begins at home
BusinessMirror. - 2017-06-07
CSR assurance certifications or "social audits" became popular in the 1980s and 1990s with the emergence of the global production networks (GPNs) in the labor-intensive and export-oriented industries such as the garments, footwear and electronics ...

13,000 jobs up for grabs at Independence Day job fair in Region 12
Mindanews - 2017-06-07
Philippine Overseas Employment Administration and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration. The DTI-12 will spearhead the TNK Business Seminars and Mini Trade and Livelihood Fair as part of the event, Cano said. He said the signing of the localized version ...

OFW deployment ban in Qatar, too hasty, says Binay
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-07
Binay said the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) should speak with one voice since any policy decisions on the issue could affect the more than 200,000 OFWs in Qatar. She noted that the decision to suspend ...

Royal Printex Inc. files copyright infringement suit against Rainbow USA, others
norcalrecord.com - 2017-06-06
LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles County corporation alleges one of its textile designs was copied without its permission. Royal Printex Inc. filed a complaint on May 24 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Skiva ...

10 Intellectual Property Strategies For Technology Startups
Forbes - 2017-06-06
Intellectual property issues often are among the most important considerations that a technology startup will encounter. A startup will face numerous issues involving developing a product, hiring qualified employees, raising capital, and more. With all of ...

Ecop seeks small business exemption from bill increasing paid leaves
BusinessMirror. - 2017-06-06
Meanwhile, ECOP supports the amendments to the Labor Code pushed by HB 5068, which aims to increase the normal work hours per day under the compressed work week scheme. Under the compressed work week scheme, the normal work week is reduced to less than six ...

Government urged to prepare contingency plan for Qatar OFWs amid Gulf row
BusinessMirror. - 2017-06-06
Data from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) in 2016 showed that there are around 900,000 OFWs working in the Middle East. Meanwhile, around 130,000 OFWs work in Qatar. The senator said the government should coordinate with the ...

Khloe Kardashian's denim line hits back at copyright infringement accusations
Stuff - 2017-06-06
Khloe Kardashian and bosses at her Good American denim line are denying claims of copyright infringement. The officials responded to allegations from an independent designer named Destiney Bleu, whose company, debleudazzled, has supplied clothes to Beyonce ...

Sandigan issues HDO vs Misuari over P115M ARMM textbook deal
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-06
The HDO forwarded to the Bureau of Immigration was signed by division chairperson Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje Tang, and members Associate Justices Sarah Jane Fernandez and Bernelito Fernandez. "The Court, in the exercise of its inherent power to ...

Danny Clinch Sues for Copyright Infringement of Tupac Shakur Photos
pdnpulse.pdnonline.com - 2017-06-06
Danny Clinch filed suit in federal court in New York June 2, alleging multiple copyright infringements of two of his photographs of late rap artist Tupac Shakur. The photographs were allegedly reprinted and distributed on T-shirts without permission.

Copyright Law In Europe Could Be About To Get Ridiculously Stupidly Bad In Ways That Will Undermine The Internet
Tech Dirt - 2017-06-05
This could require content filters even for services that are linking to content on other websites, because hyperlinks, according to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), can be considered a copyright infringement under certain circumstances.

Intellectual Property: why you should choose the UK
Politics - 2017-06-05
We live in a global business world. Your business could be sourcing research and development in one part of the world, manufacturing in another, and making sales in a third. Intellectual property rights help businesses to compete on this global stage.

DTI to launch Kapatid Mentor Me in Nueva Ecija
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-06-05
Taxation; Business Law; and Support from Other Institutions. "After completing the sessions, the mentees will have their Business Improvement Plan presentation and will have a product expo," Pili furthered. The program is under the "Kapatid Angat ...

Vital piece of tax reform
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-06-05
But there is an apparent problem with the Senate, which will tackle the measure when the new session opens on July 24. Sen. Sonny Angara, chair of the Senate ways and means committee, had earlier said the chamber would not pass the current version of the bill.

Learn details of the intellectual property rights & royalty management market
Whatech - 2017-06-04
This market research report delves deep into the global Intellectual Property Rights & Royalty Management market. It highlights the recent market scenario, growth in the past few years, and opportunities for manufacturers in the future. The research ...

MMDA to deploy 2,296 traffic enforcers for school opening
The Daily Tribune - 2017-06-04
The Eastern Traffic Enforcement District is responsible for easing traffic congestion within the vicinity of school campuses at San Juan, Mandaluyong, Pasig and Marikina City and along the major thoroughfares of Ortigas Avenue, C-5, Meralco Avenue and ...

Drake Scores Victory In Copyright Infringement Case
Antimusic - 2017-06-04
(Radio.com) A judge has ruled in favor of rap star Drake in a 2014 copyright infringement suit. The estate of jazz musician Jimmy Smith filed the suit when the rapper opened 'Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2" with a 35-second sample from the song, 'Jimmy ...

Record-breaking bar exam a giveaway?
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-06-04
and Court of Tax Appeals Justice Lovell Bautista (taxation). Serve the provinces. Noting that most of the passers hail from the provinces, Velasco urged them to "always contribute a piece of yourself to our country, and to its people who need your ...

Faces of the news
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-04
Amores, who graduated summa cum laude, shared her knowledge on taxation and law, while Del Rio, who graduated magna cum laude, helped her with math and auditing. On her own, Amores studied from 9 a.m. to 12 midnight, poring over her books and notes for 45 ...

Testimonials of BS in Customs Administration Graduates from the Philippines
finduniversity.ph - 2017-06-03
Why did I choose this course: I had no idea at all of what Customs Administration course is all about. My high school friends encourages me to take up this course and transfer to their school.

Why Should Startups Care About Intellectual Property?
National Law Review - 2017-06-02
However, often times "intellectual property" is among the last things that an early stage company thinks about...and it shouldn't be. Intellectual property, or "IP", is often misunderstood and confused - to some, everything seems to be protected by a ...

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 1605
lawphil.net - 2017-06-02
I hereby deputize the Philippine Constabulary, the University of the Philippines Marine Biology ... watercraft owned by Filipinos and registered at the Manila Yacht Club; watercraft owned by Foreigners but having all the following permits: 1) The Bureau ...

Intellectual property is real money
rwer.wordpress.com - 2017-06-01
In the last four decades, US policymakers have taken major steps to strengthen and lengthen patents, copyrights, and other forms of intellectual property (IP). The normal duration of patents and copyrights have been extended, and patents have been expanded ...

BRIEF-Retrophin announces expansion of intellectual property estate for Sparsentan
Reuters - 2017-06-01
* Retrophin announces expansion of intellectual property estate for Sparsentan with newly issued patents in the United States and Europe * Retrophin Inc - ?patents have a stated expiration of March 2030, further extending company's exclusivity period for ...

Drake beats copyright infringement lawsuit
tv3.ie - 2017-06-01
Rapper Drake has beaten a copyright lawsuit brought by lawyers for the estate of jazz musician Jimmy Smith. The Canadian musician sampled Smith's 1982 spoken-word recording Jimmy Smith Rap on his 2013 track Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2. Lawyers for the ...

Spotify Settles $43 Million Class Action Copyright Lawsuit
Forbes - 2017-06-01
Ultimately, it seems like both sides will benefit from the settlement. By settling, Spotify is avoiding potentially crippling copyright infringement penalties. And since all songwriters whose work is registered with the U.S. Copyright Office are ...

Bridgestone Wins Patent Right Infringement Lawsuit against Wanli Tire in Shanghai Intellectual Property Court
einpresswire.com - 2017-06-01
Tokyo (May 31, 2017) - Bridgestone Corporation today announced that it has received a favorable ruling from the Shanghai Intellectual Property Court in its lawsuit regarding the infringement of patent rights against major Chinese tire manufacturers ...

Business owners ask public to 'name that store' after losing copyright lawsuit
WLOS ABC 13 - 2017-06-01
The owners of a formal wear business are turning their loss in a lawsuit into a new chapter for the store. After losing a copyright infringement case filed by The Biltmore Company, Biltmore Bride, Prom and Tux is taking a light-hearted approach and ...

Tax bill breezes through House, but not in Senate
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-31
"According to the DOF, without tax reform, the people will likely remain poor. With regressive taxation, which mainly characterizes the tax reforms in HB 5636, the people will be poorer and burdened further," he said. Under the bill, workers earning ...

Protecting your Trademark and Copyright in Egypt
Lexology - 2017-05-31
... protection of trademark and copyright in Egypt including a review of some cases that can constitute trademark and copyright infringement according to the laws in Egypt. It is well known that corporations and individuals register their trademark in ...

RP competitiveness gains a notch for 2017
The Daily Tribune - 2017-05-31
The WCY has been published by the Swiss-based International Institute of Management Development (IMD) since 1989. The list showed that the Philippines was sandwiched between Latvia at 40th and Association of Southeast Asian (Asean) neighbor Indonesia at 42nd.

Sharing Services Inc. Acquires Intellectual Property Rights Through Investment in 212 Technologies, LLC
IT Business Net - 2017-05-31
ORANGE, Calif., May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharing Services, Inc. (OTC Markets:SHRV) announced today it has entered into an agreement for a strategic investment in 212 Technologies, LLC, the provider of advanced marketing technologies including web ...

Australian jailed for more than three years without trial appeals for help
philippineslifestyle.com - 2017-05-31
In a further injustice, even after being found not guilty and released the Bureau of Immigration demanded fees of about $5,000 for overstaying his visa. ALSO READ: Polish lawyer says rape claim invented after he refused to give woman money With a third ...

Cousins share No. 1 in CPA board exams
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-05-30
Del Rio is the youngest of five children of Mariano and Zenaida. Amores said she shared her knowledge about taxation and law with Del Rio because these were her forte. Del Rio helped Amores with math and auditing. Aside from her family, she was inspired to ...

Registration v. Application: A Copyright Circuit Split
JD Supra - 2017-05-30
Registration is not required for valid copyright ownership, but it is required before you can bring a copyright infringement lawsuit. Section 411(a) of the Copyright Act provides that: No civil action for infringement of the copyright in any United States ...

Is anyone in charge?
Philstar - 2017-05-30
For the past two weeks, I have been seeing photos posted on Facebook showing the long lines at immigration. This is a clear failure of governance. The problem with immigration agents has been a long festering one. President Duterte vetoed a provision in ...

Democracy trumps terrorism
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-05-30
He claimed that globalization and mass immigration are destroying jobs, overwhelming public services, compromising French national identity, and breeding terrorists. The driver had voted for Marine Le Pen--although he did not look like what the National F ...

Physical Intellectual Property Market 2017: Trends, Strategies, Market Size, split by Region and Segment, Historic and Forecast Growth to 2021
Green Mountain Outlook - 2017-05-30
Physical Intellectual Property Market Segment by Regions mainly contain Americas, APAC and EMEA with Leading Key vendors ARM, Cadence Design Systems, CEVA, Imagination Technologies, Lattice Semiconductor, Rambus, Synopsys, and many Other prominent vendors.

Almost 3 months after escape, 2 South Koreans rearrested in Tarlac
Global Nation - 2017-05-30
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Tuesday announced the recapture in Tarlac of two South Korean fugitives who escaped from detention almost three months ago. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said the foreigners were rearrested Saturday in a joint ...

Almost 3 months after escape, 2 South Koreans rearrested in Tarlac
Global Nation - 2017-05-30
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Tuesday announced the recapture in Tarlac of two South Korean fugitives who escaped from detention almost three months ago. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said the foreigners were rearrested Saturday in a joint ...

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