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 ...

Technology, economy boost pawnshops in PHL
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-29
The report, titled "Taxation of Pawnshops in the Philippines and in the Asean Region", said the industry widens the sources of PAWNSHOPS now provide low-cost insurance services, specifically microinsurance. "The insurances provided by the pawnshops ...

House to meet as committee of whole to tackle martial law report
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-05-29
Interior and Local Government officer in charge Catalino Cuy, Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, Information and Communications Technology Rodolfo Salalima, national security adviser ...

SSS reduces retirement age for surface, underground mineworkers
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-05-29
Otherwise Known as the "Labor Code of the Philippines." Based on the guidelines, surface mineworkers include only mill plant workers, electrical, mechanical and tailings pond personnel while underground mine workers are those employed to extract ...

Narratives from agribusiness experts--Part 3
Inquirer - 2017-05-28
They can focus on productivity and competitiveness. Some firms spend up to 5 percent of cash costs in Mindanao for security and taxation. When will the promised peace come? When will there be an agribusiness boom in Mindanao? I wonder what my UP days ...

Forks and no-brainers
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-28
An immigration officer--who happened to be a daughter of a friend--was implicated in a human-trafficking case. As commissioner of the Bureau of Immigration then, I had the sworn duty to discipline our employees. I repeatedly warned my friend and asked ...

Peak Games and Hasbro settle mobile game copyright dispute
worldipreview.com - 2017-05-26
Peak Games and Hasbro, the creator of "My Little Pony", have reached an out-of-court settlement over their copyright infringement case surrounding a mobile phone game. The order of dismissal was delivered by the US District Court for the Northern ...

Four copyright registrations expunged where Respondent was not the author and owner of the works
Mondaq - 2017-05-26
In an earlier application, the Court had dismissed Andrews' application for declarations and remedies relating to alleged copyright infringement and infringement of moral rights, but had concluded that, in the absence of a cross-application, the Court was ...

US court maintains block on Trump travel ban
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-05-26
a lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union -- which represented the associations who were the plaintiffs in the case -- argued that Trump the candidate made clear he wanted to ban all Muslims for a time while studying enhanced immigration vetting.

US Navy veteran pleads not guilty after being caught with underage girls
philippineslifestyle.com - 2017-05-26
One of the girls is an elementary student while the other is a high school graduate. Both live in Barangay Maño, San Remigio town on mainland Cebu. After police confirmed that the American was not related to the girls, he was arrested and the girls were ...

DTI MisOcc continues Kapatid Mentor Me program with weekly coaching, mentoring
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-05-25
There will be Human Resource and Organization Management on 25 May, Entrepreneurial Accounting and Financial Management, Taxation on 1 June, Business Law on 8 June, and Business Improvemen Plan Presentation and 22 June culminting program with product expo ...

Better Late than Never: ICA Applauds WIPO for Removing Misguided 'Retroactive Bad Faith'
CircleID | Circle ID - 2017-05-25
The Internet Commerce Association (ICA), a non-profit trade group representing the domain industry, applauds the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for removing misleading guidance from the newly released updated version 3.0 of its Overview of ...

BRIEF-Digital Ally to acquire new intellectual property platform
Reuters - 2017-05-25
* Digital Ally to acquire new intellectual property platform to address non-law enforcement markets * Digital Ally Inc - announced signing of a letter of intent to acquire Sightdeck Intellectual Property from Imatte Inc * Digital Ally Inc - key members of ...

Digital Ally to Acquire New Intellectual Property Platform to Address Non-Law Enforcement Markets
Marketwired - 2017-05-25
New interactive video annotation and presentation technology will bring augmented reality to new addressable markets, such as medical, education, legal and psycho-therapy by providing virtual consultants and specialists LENEXA, KS--(Marketwired - May 25 ...

Makers of Magadheera to approach court against Raabta over copyright infringement
Times of India - 2017-05-25
The makers of blockbuster Telugu movie 'Magadheera', have moved to city civil court in Hyderabad on Wednesday against the release of Kirti Sanon and Sushant Singh Rajput starrer 'Raabta'. "The makers of Magadheera are seeking an injunction against Raabta's ...

Developers urged to prioritise copyright infringement following landmark judgement
propertyreporter.co.uk - 2017-05-25
Property developers should ensure that compliance with copyright law is given high priority following a recent landmark judgment in the High Court, warns Jonathan Hyndman, Partner at solicitors Rosling King. Hyndman reviews the findings in the case of ...

ACA seeks more control of intellectual property
Dawn - 2017-05-25
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Government must stop intellectual property theft -- Babatunde
Punch - 2017-05-25
Mr. Layi Babatunde, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, is the Editor-in-Chief of Supreme Court Reports published by Lawbreed Ltd. since 1999. He speaks to RAMON OLADIMEJI on the place of law report in legal practice and the challenges he commonly encounters in ...

SSS reduces retirement age for surface and underground mineworkers
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-05-25
Otherwise Known as the "Labor Code of the Philippines." Based on the guidelines, surface mineworkers include only mill plant workers, electrical, mechanical and tailings pond personnel while underground mine workers are those employed to extract ...

COMMENTARY: Addressing challenges posed by the Abu Sayyaf Group (5): Poverty
Mindanews - 2017-05-24
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority, Family Income and Expenditure Survey, 2003 data obtained from the Philippine Human ... region is covered by the survey or whether it is limited to centers of population where normally higher levels of income ...

Protecting Intellectual Property from Employee Theft
JD Supra - 2017-05-24
Business owners who, after an employee dispute or after terminating an employee, have been the victims of intellectual property theft often contact us. Often, the solutions to this problem can be incredibly costly. Here are some quick tips to protect your ...

Why Is Copyright Registration Important? Ask Urban Outfitters
artlawjournal.com - 2017-05-23
Urban Outfitters and Century 21 have lost their appeal in a judgement of willful copyright infringement for using fabric designs created by Unicolors, Inc, a Los Angeles based company that designs and sells fabric to the clothing industry, and must now and ...

Nokia And Apple Settle Litigation Regarding Intellectual Property Dispute
Eurasia Review - 2017-05-23
Nokia and Apple said Tuesday that they have settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute and agreed a multi-year patent license. "This is a meaningful agreement between Nokia and Apple," said Maria Varsellona, Chief Legal ...

Issuances on the Data Privacy Act of 2012
BusinessWorld Online - 2017-05-23
Amicus Curiae -- Joanne O. Macabagdal: "Local business tax: A tool by the LGU to create its own source of revenue or a means of abuse?" Amicus Curiae -- Angelmhina D. Lencio: "Fake news and its legal issues in the post-truth era" Likewise addressed to ...

ADB OKs $300M loan to help Filipinos find gainful jobs upon graduation
Global Nation - 2017-05-23
MANILA -- Manila-based Asian Development Bank has extended ... Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

58,000 Haitians facing deportation get US extension
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-23
As part of a general crackdown on illegal immigration, the government has been deporting Haitians who do not have temporary protected status, raising protests from pro-immigrant groups.

Nokia And Apple Settle All Litigation On Intellectual Property Dispute
NASDAQ - 2017-05-23
(RTTNews.com) - Nokia corp ( NOK) and Apple ( AAPL) said Tuesday that they have settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute and agreed a multi-year patent license. As per a business collaboration agreement, Nokia will be providing ...

China's theft of IBM's intellectual property
CSO - 2017-05-23
China continues to view the theft of intellectual property as a viable means of technology transfer. Global private sector entities are finding their insiders are being used by China to purloin the proprietary information for use by Chinese state-owned ...

Shell to face pressure at AGM for failing to take responsibility for climate-related human rights harms
Greenpeace International - 2017-05-23
Today, he continues to use his art and his public messages to help him deal with his ... Typhoon survivors, community and civil society organisations and notable individuals, petitioned the Commission for the investigation in 2015, two years after Haiyan ...

Copyright Case Raises Questions About Monitoring User-Generated Website Content
Associations Now - 2017-05-22
What does a dispute over a Beyoncé photo on a gossip site have to do with your association? It might affect your potential liability for copyright infringement. A decision from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in April raised concerns about website ...

Strike 3 for Abbott & Costello Heirs' 'Who's on First' Copyright Dispute
New York Law Journal - 2017-05-22
After a swing and a miss at both the trial court and appellate level, a copyright infringement lawsuit over the use of comedy duo Bud Abbott and Lou Costello's "Who's on First" routine has struck out, with the U.S. Supreme Court declining to review the case.

Makati hires over 5,000 youth for twin summer programs
The Daily Tribune - 2017-05-22
SPES beneficiaries will receive P491 as their daily wage for a total of P14,730 (for the first batch) and P12,275 (for the second batch), with 60 percent coming from the local government unit and 40 percent from the Department of Labor and Employment as ...

The World Health Minute: 10,000 fever cases reported in Meerut since Jan 2017, Zika tally in Cuba rises to nearly 1900 cases
Regional News From Kerala - The News Minute - 2017-05-22
Tax on alcohol is now 100% and districts are implementing a ... The bangle was developed by Intel Social Business and it is designed to withstand the rigours of village life. Made of durable plastic, water-resistant and with a long-lasting battery that ...

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