Photog's Copyright Suit Against Breitbart On Track To Settle
Law 360 - 2017-05-15
Law360, New York (May 15, 2017, 1:35 PM EDT) -- Photographer Todd Bigelow told a Manhattan federal judge Friday that his copyright infringement suit against Breitbart News over his image of Mexican immigrants crossing the border into the U.S. has been settled.

Tax bill to be certified urgent to rush passage
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-15
We need tax reform because we want all Filipinos to rise above poverty and be prosperous by 2040. The business-as-usual scenario of just doing a little is no longer acceptable given our huge investment gaps," Chua said.

Wharton Research Data Services Adds ktMINE Patent and Intellectual Property Data
Business Wire - 2017-05-15
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the award-winning data research and business intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of ktMINE patents and ...

Hollywood Helps China Set Up National Surveillance And Censorship System To Tackle Copyright Infringement
Tech Dirt - 2017-05-15
whose job is to scan the entire Chinese Internet for evidence of copyright infringement. As a post on the EFF site explains, its scope is incredibly wide: This frightening panopticon is said to be able to monitor video, music and images found on ...

DOLE MisOcc holds labor code orientation, wage consultation - 2017-05-15
OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, May 15 - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-10, through its Misamis Occidental Provincial Field Office has conducted an orientation on Labor Code Department Order (D. O.) No. 174, Series of 2017 or regulations ...

Kentex fire after 2 years | Still no justice, no changes in laws abetting contractualization, violations of safety standards
Bulatlat - 2017-05-15
It burned more than 48 hours on February 2 this year. Until today, doubts persist over the official report by the company and the Cavite local government about the number of fire victims. Rev. Eric Baldonado of Task Force Justice to HTI Workers said ...

Tourism potential big, too
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-05-15
This incentives include income tax holiday, five percent gross income tax ... said that there are more infrastructure projects to come in the province and incentives for the local business to invest in tourism through TIEZA. "The potential is huge ...

Eminem's Copyright Lawsuit Court Case Concludes
Antimusic - 2017-05-15
An attorney for the party said the sound-alike industry of stock mp3 files is well-established, with the express goal of avoiding copyright infringement. 'It doesn't make it legitimate because somebody hasn't yet sued," the judge said, according to Billboard.

When a Picture is Worth... Thousands of Dollars: Ontario Court decides Ground-breaking Online Copyright Case
Lexology - 2017-05-15
and Trader sued for copyright infringement. In response, CarGurus quickly removed as many of the litigious photographs as it could identify. This did not satisfy Trader, which accused CarGurus of infringing copyright in almost 200,000 photographs ...

DOLE MisOcc holds labor code orientation, wage consultation
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-05-15
OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, May 15 - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-10, through its Misamis Occidental Provincial Field Office has conducted an orientation on Labor Code Department Order (D. O.) No. 174, Series of 2017 or regulations ...

DOLE MisOcc holds labor code orientation, wage consultation - 2017-05-15
OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental, May 15 - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-10, through its Misamis Occidental Provincial Field Office has conducted an orientation on Labor Code Department Order (D. O.) No. 174, Series of 2017 or regulations ...

Stronger labor ties with Russia seen - 2017-05-14
MANILA, May 15 -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is forging ahead stronger relations with Russia following assurances of protection to Filipino workers in the Soviet state. In a meeting this week, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and ...

BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-14
When he briefly worked in Philippine Airlines (PAL), Irwin had to create his own Facebook account so he could monitor not only the passenger complaints and compliments but more to get the pulse of his sheep, the personnel in the Customer Management Office.

Saga continues
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-14
The practice of accountancy in commerce and industry covers such cases as CPAs: Involved in decision-making requiring professional knowledge in the science of accounting, as well as the accounting aspects of finance and taxation, or Representing their ...

5 immigrants, including 1 from PH, vie for Miss USA title
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2017-05-13
The 27-year-old business owner ventured into pageants when she could no longer play basketball after injuring a foot in high school. She won Miss Connecticut Teen on her first try but had to compete five times to reach the Miss USA competition. Her ...

Trending Topics: Intellectual Property at Risk from Cyberthreats
CBS St. Louis - 2017-05-12
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Switzerland limits work permits for Romanians, Bulgarians - 2017-05-11
The Swiss government decided Wednesday to limit work permits issued to Romanian and Bulgarian citizens following a spike in immigration from those countries, invoking a clause in its agreement with the EU. The clause is part of a bilateral agreement with ...

Is an Open Marriage a Happier Marriage?
New York Times - 2017-05-11
Cherlin, a sociologist at Johns Hopkins University, argues that Americans ... most conservatives would perceive the concept as a degradation of marriage, of a key foundation of society. But even among progressives I talked to, the subject typically ...

DTI to launch Kapatid Mentor Me in Bataan - 2017-05-10
Micro and small enterprises will be coached on a seven-topic module covering Product development, Marketing, Operations management, Accounting, Taxation, Finance, and Obligations and contracts. On business sustainability, they will undergo a four-topic ...

The Jurisdiction of Litigation of Mainland Chinese Intellectual Property Cases
Lexology - 2017-05-10
The number of applications for the registration of intellectual property in China for areas such as patents, trademarks and copyrights has been growing rapidly in recent years, as has the number of IP-related lawsuits. This is a problem faced Mainland ...

5th Circuit: ISP Not Liable for Infringement Due to Lack of Volitional Conduct, Despite Ineligibility for DMCA Safe Harbor
JD Supra - 2017-05-09
T&S Software Associates, Inc. whether volitional conduct is required to establish a claim for direct copyright infringement against an Internet service provider ("ISP"). The defendant ISP, T&S Software Associates ("T&S"), hosted a website that ...

Mighty Corp. slapped with P26.93-B tax raps
The Daily Tribune - 2017-05-09
Mighty Corp executives named as respondents in the tax complaint are retired Lt. Gen. Edilberto Adan (president), Alexander Wongchuking (VP for External Affairs and assistant corporate secretary), and Ernesto Victa (treasurer). The respondents are being ...

Intellectual property clients left in dark on company floats
Australian Financial Review - 2017-05-09
Major listed intellectual property companies IPH, Xenith and QANTM have been blasted in new research from Beaton Research + Consulting, which finds most clients are unaware the firms have been publicly floated and are not being told because it could hurt ...

NeuroMetrix (NURO) Announces Expansion of International Intellectual Property Assets for Quell
StreetInsider - 2017-05-08
Get access to the best calls on Wall Street with's Ratings Insider Elite. Get your Free Trial here. NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO) reported today that Notices of Allowance has been issued for patents covering key technological features ...

DOLE warns employers against illegal cash bonds from workers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-05-08
MANILA -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has warned employers anew against the illegal collection of cash bonds from their workers. The warning came amid reports received by DOLE that a number of employers continue to force their employees ...

TiVo Renews Long-term Product and Intellectual Property License Deal with Frontier Communications - 2017-05-08
TiVo Corporation (NASDAQ:TIVO), a global leader in entertainment technology and audience insights, today announced that Frontier Communications Corporation, a top U.S. service provider, signed a multi-year product license agreement and renewal of its ...

Bloomberg Law Brief: Hotel California Copyright Suit (Audio)
Bloomberg - 2017-05-08
Dr. Michael Harrington, a Musicologist and Music Business Program Faculty Chair at the SAE Institute in Nashville, discusses a copyright infringement suit filed by The Eagles against the owners of the Hotel California in Mexico. He speaks with June Grasso ...

Will ending contractualization be bad for business?
Inquirer - 2017-05-08
Just last year, the Philippine Institute for Development Studies released a paper ... His job, like many other jobs in the manufacturing sector, is needed all year round and requires technical skills and experience. Without him and the likes of him ...

Tax justice remains elusive goal for PHL
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-08
The second package of the CTRP aims to reduce corporate income-tax rates from 30 percent to 25 percent, coupled with the rationalization of fiscal incentives. Earlier in the year, Undersecretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua also pointed out that the DOF is just ...

Tech Firms Warn of Weak Intellectual Property Protections
The Cambodia Daily - 2017-05-07
Outdated legal protections for intellectual property in Cambodia are likely to put off potential innovators, according to some in the tech industry who say research and development here is exposed to the risk of competitors simply copying ideas and designs.

Philippines in main exhibit area at Venice Art Biennale
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2017-05-07
The director, Christine Macel, curator of Centre Pompidou, selected young artists Katherine Nuñez and Clarissa Rodriguez, who will create an installation, "In Between the Lines 2.0," on the theme of labor and education, using crafts and soft sculpture.

Will ending contractualization be bad for business?
Inquirer - 2017-05-07
Promising to end contractualization or 5-6 month work contracts in his first ... 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.

Preparing for the future
Philstar - 2017-05-06
Despite the presence of agencies such as the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, many of these "modern-day heroes" still find themselves in distress for one reason or another. The creation of ...

Coca-Cola STAR program gathers 1,000 women entrepreneurs in Cebu
The Daily Tribune - 2017-05-06
5by20 Lead and Sustainability Manager of Coca-Cola Philippines. During the STAR Caravan held at the Severo Duterte National Elementary School in Danao City in Cebu, Murphy interacted with around 1,000 women micro-entrepreneurs. The event enjoined the women ...

Negros Oriental
Visayan Daily Star - 2017-05-06
A bargaining deadlock continues between Silliman University and its SU Faculty Union in Dumaguete ... but the program is also open to "drug surrenderers". Encarnita Cadile, who is in charge of the CSWDO's aftercare for recovering drug dependents ...

IP Trials with Less Tribulation: New Federal Court Guidelines Promote Cooperation and Efficiency
JD Supra - 2017-05-05
This week's most noteworthy development is not a single case--it is a practice direction that will govern how all complex intellectual property cases will be tried. The new Trial Management Guidelines formalize trial management practices that several ...

Singapore Copyright Infringement Cannot Extend to Directories
Lexology - 2017-05-05
The Court of Appeal decision in Global Yellow Pages Ltd v Promedia Directories Pte Ltd [2017] SGCA 28 affirmed the decision of the High Court dated 28th January 2016 - ruling in favour of Promedia Directories ("the Defendant") and dismissing Global ...

Acapellago & other choirs join Madz et al for ASEAN
Philstar - 2017-05-05
Formed on Aug. 8, 1967, the ASEAN is an organization composed of 10 Southeast Asian countries created to promote ... May 28, 2:30 PM, Laos: BSU Saring Himig; Imus Institute of Science and Technology Chorale Groups; Letran Templar Singing Ambassadors ...

The Premier League Kindly Requests Google De-List All Of Facebook Over Copyright Infringement Claims
Tech Dirt - 2017-05-04
If ever there was a thing that the founding fathers were incapable of foreseeing as they created the foundational law of the United States, certainly that thing must have been how the chief tool used in copyright enforcement has become automated bots used ...

Does Intellectual Property Rights system work in Ghana?
Ghana Web - 2017-05-04
"Does that "thing" work in Ghana? I mean that Intellectual Property thing", my friend Dzifa asked me innocently. I smiled. It was not an unusual question. Intellectual property generally refers to creations of the mind or intellect. We are all ...

Aboitiz Equity Ventures net income drops 7% in Q1 2017
The Daily Tribune - 2017-05-04
infrastructure and land strategic business units (SBUs) were at 22 percent, six percent, four pecent and one percent, respectively. Consolidated earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) was P12.7 billion, recording an increase ...

10 Years in Jail for UK Copyright Pirates - 2017-05-04
At that time, the IPO made the case that the discipline available for copyright infringement (under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988) was too lenient to deter pirates. The new law brings the punishment for online piracy into line with already ...

Copyright infringement now punishable with up to 10 years in jail
The Inquirer - 2017-05-04
THE DIGITAL ECONOMY BILL is now law in the UK having gained the royal ascent necessary to become so last weekend, and with that comes the ability for the government to throw copyright pirates in jail for up to a decade. While the overzealous new rules were ...

BRIEF-DorsaVi Ltd issued with first patent for body orientation intellectual property
Reuters - 2017-05-04
* Has been issued with its first patent for its body orientation intellectual property Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles Next In Healthcare MORE FROM REUTERS Sponsored Content

New Intellectual Property Considerations and Risks for Autonomous Vehicles
JD Supra - 2017-05-03
The Situation: Technology outside the usual realm of auto manufacturers will be required to develop and produce autonomous vehicles. The Result: While automotive industry participants have historically been hesitant to sue each other over possible patent ...

Chinese Broadcaster Alleges Massive Copyright Theft -- in the U.S.
Variety - 2017-05-03
But in an interesting twist, a Chinese company has filed an $80 million suit alleging rampant piracy in the U.S. On Wednesday, Sky Link TV filed a massive copyright infringement claim against iTalkBB, an over-the-top provider geared to Chinese immigrants ...

More than 400 find jobs at fair held in QC
The Daily Tribune - 2017-05-03
More than 400 of the 7,000 job seekers who attended the Labor Day mega job fair held at the Quezon City Hall and Fisher Mall have found employment opportunities. Some 362 applicants were hired on the spot for local employment while 98 applicants were ...

DO 174 and the decline of unionism
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-03
Employers, on the other hand, argue that business can not survive ... Why the phenomenal growth of labor or service contracting? Economic globalization is the answer given by Dr. Bach Macaraya, a professor of the UP School of Labor and Industrial Relations.

Immigration adopts new 9-hour workday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-05-03
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has adopted a new and shorter work schedule following the discontinuance of the payment of overtime fees of its employees. Immigration Commissioner Jaime H. Morente said BI employees assigned at the main office and field ...

Philippine Bar Exam Results November 2016, List of Passers and Topnotchers
Zeibiz - 2017-05-03
The November 2016 Philippine Bar Exam Result is expected to be released ... A total of 6,344 aspiring lawyers took the 2016 Bar Examination held at the University of Santo Tomas last year. The examination were given in four Sundays of November.

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