Copyright Office Admits That DMCA Is More About Giving Hollywood 'Control' Than Stopping Infringement
Tech Dirt - 2017-06-27
not all courts. The Copyright Office report actually has a nice rundown of some of the key caselaw history, so we'll let the report do it for us. The key issue, as the report notes, is whether or not 1201 requires a "nexus" to infringement. Specifically ...

Intellectual property: Why India has a long way to go in reforming IPR policy
Financial Express - 2017-06-27
An intellectual property (IP)-intensive skilled worker earns 40% premium than her peers who either serve products or services from IPR-sensitive industries in the developed economies of the US and EU.

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Madison County Courier - 2017-06-26
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The great intellectual property trade-off
BBC - 2017-06-25
In January 1842, Charles Dickens arrived on American shores for the first time. He was greeted like a rock star in Boston, Massachusetts, but the great novelist was a man with a cause: he wanted to put an end to cheap, sloppy pirated copies of his work in ...

Intellectual property attorneys launch startup competition
NHBR - 2017-06-25
Aspiring inventors could win up to $10,000 in legal services in a patent competition for startups and early-stage companies sponsored by intellectual property attorneys at law firm Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC. "The patent competition makes it fun and the ...

Writer sues Tupac filmmakers, alleges copyright infringement
ABC News - 2017-06-24
A magazine writer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the creators of the new Tupac Shakur biopic, saying that portions of the film are based on his articles about the late rapper. Kevin Powell says in the federal lawsuit filed Friday that ...

Angara wants proposed sweet drinks tax compliant with WTO rules
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-23
"The WTO may find such two-tiered taxation discriminatory as the trade body generally bars its members from taxing imported product at higher rates to favor domestic product," Angara, chairman of the Senate ways and means committee, said in a statement.

Jiading holds intellectual property-focused conference
China Daily - 2017-06-23
More than 300 intellectual property rights experts gathered in Juyuan New Area in Shanghai's Jiading district on June 16 to attend the 2017 Intellectual Property Commercialization Operation Conference. More than 300 intellectual property rights experts ...

Elsevier Wins $15 Million in Copyright Suit Against Piracy Sites
The Chronicle of Higher Education - 2017-06-22
and awarded the publisher $15 million in damages for copyright infringement. Judge Sweet had issued a preliminary injunction against the operators of the sites in 2015 after ruling that they violated copyright laws, but the sites stayed active and ...

BI tightens passenger screening to thwart entry of foreign jihadists - 2017-06-21
MANILA, June 22 (PIA)--Immigration Officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and other ports of entry nationwide were ordered today to be more strict and cautious in allowing the entry of foreign visitors in the country following reports ...

Duterte administration banks on reforms in tax system to cut poverty in PHL
BusinessMirror. - 2017-06-21
Under the business-as-usual scenario, the Duterte administration believes this would not be possible. Tax collections have been below target owing to inefficiencies in the current system. To address these inefficiencies, the Department of Finance came up ...

BI bars Chinese fugitive
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-19
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has blocked a Chinese woman from entering the Philippines after she turned out to be wanted in her home country for fraud. Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said that a BI personnel stopped Fan Wenxin, 44, on June 10 ...

Producer Menace Says Future Hit Desiigner With Copyright Infringement for "Panda"
XXL Magazine - 2017-06-19
Update 2 (June 9, 11:03 p.m. EST): Mike Dean sent XXL the following statement: The kid lost the stems to the beat. It had some samples in the original from a film. I recreated some of the stems enough to patch up the beat and remove the samples.

Copyright: Author slammed N250m suit on Macmillan, UBEC - 2017-06-17
A Canada based Nigerian author, Paulicap Okechukwu Okekeda, has slammed N250 million suit on Macmillan Publishing Company Nigeria Limited over an alleged infringement of his intellectual property and copyright. Joined as co-defendant in the suit filed on ...

Theft of intellectual property is a crime
SC Times - 2017-06-17
We all know copying is wrong. If someone else wrote it, designed it, sang it, filmed it, drew it or photographed it, it's wrong to copy their work. It's illegal. My 4th grade teacher never used the term "theft of intellectual property", but she made it ...

Dole steps up campaign vs child labor
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-16
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is strengthening its monitoring of business establishments to prevent and stop child labor by 2025. Adeline de Castro, DOLE planning service director, said they were closely coordinating with government ...

Pirate Bay can be held liable for copyright infringement, ECJ rules
The Inquirer - 2017-06-15
THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE (ECJ) has ruled that The Pirate Bay can be held liable for copyright infringement, despite not storing infringing material. The landmark ruling comes as part of a long-running dispute between the platform and Dutch anti-piracy ...

Funai, TiVo renew multi-region product and intellectual property licence
Rapid TV News - 2017-06-15
In an agreement that will see the global CE provider re-enter the Japanese market with entertainment products enhanced with its G-Guide, TiVo has renewed its multi-year product and intellectual property (IP) licence with Funai Electric. The move comes as ...

PRESS BRIEFING: in Room III, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will release its Global Innovation Index 2017
United Nations Regional Information Centre - 2017-06-15
Co-published by WIPO, Cornell University and INSEAD, the report provides an annual ranking of the innovation capabilities and performance of economies around the world. Speakers: Francis Gurry, WIPO Director General; Soumitra Doutta, Dean, Cornell College ...

Pirate Bay could face charges of copyright infringement after European court ruling
Mirror - 2017-06-14
The Pirate Bay may have to amend its file-sharing practices after Europe's top court said it may be breaking copyright rules by helping users download films, TV shows and music for free. File-sharing websites such as Pirate Bay and Torrentz have angered ...

DOLE calls for joint efforts vs. child labor in conflict areas - 2017-06-14
MANILA, June 15 -- Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III called on other agencies of government and civic organizations to jointly intensify efforts in combating child labor in conflict areas following reports that children were embroiled in forced labor ...

Create it REAL combats 3D printing copyright issues with new FDM, SLA platform - 2017-06-12
Create it REAL, a 3D printing company based in Aalborg, Denmark, says it has developed a platform that will allow companies and designers to more easily protect their 3D models from copyright infringement and ensure their quality and printability.

BPO HORIZONS INC. - 2017-06-12
Our Team is composed of Members from different organizations like Association of Certified Public Accountant in Public Practice (ACPAPP), Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Board of Accountancy (BOA), Asian Institute of Taxation ...

Amway sues insurance providers over denial of claims tied to copyright settlement
MiBiz - 2017-06-12
ADA -- A new chapter has opened in a two-decade-long legal saga over allegations of copyright infringement against the parent company of Amway Corp. Major record labels, music industry groups and other parties first sued the direct-selling giant in 1996 ...

OWWA 6 recognizes partners - 2017-06-09
Awardees include the province of Iloilo, city of Iloilo, Department of Labor and Employment, TESDA, Professional Regulation Commission, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board, National Conciliation ...

Makati resto-bar padlocked
Tempo - 2017-06-09
A popular Makati City bar-restaurant was padlocked yesterday by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) for its alleged failure to show its official receipts and books of accounts. Makati Revenue Regional Director Glen Geraldino identified the eatery as Union ...

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 ...

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