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
news.pia.gov.ph - 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
news.pia.gov.ph - 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 ...

Welcome and wise
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-05-14
He graduated magna cum laude from the University of the Philippines with a degree in business economics ... already proposed in the first package of tax reforms, to aid effective enforcement; coping with a regime of rising interest rates as indicated ...

Shape-herd
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 ...

Commentary: Stop erosion of copyright law
Indiana Gazette - 2017-05-13
Now suppose that, the following day, the record label files a "takedown notice," asserting copyright infringement and requesting the music be removed. Within a week, the work is taken down. Two days later, the album appears on YouTube again ...

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
Best Carrot Cake In St. LouisWhen carrots, sweet, spice, and frosted delights are what you crave, find the best carrot cake in town at these local bakeries and restaurants in St. Louis. Best Fish Sandwiches In St. LouisWhether it's lenten Friday or a taste ...

Urban Outfitters Hit with Willful Copyright Infringement
JD Supra - 2017-05-12
On April 4, 2017, the Ninth Circuit ruled that Urban Outfitters and Century 21 (collectively "Urban") were liable for willful infringement of a copyrighted fabric design owned by Unicolors Inc. Unicolors is a Los Angeles based company that designs and ...

Switzerland limits work permits for Romanians, Bulgarians
thestandard.com.ph - 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 ...

TELUS reports strong results for first quarter 2017
Marketwired - 2017-05-11
When excluding restructuring and other costs, adjusted EBITDA was up 6.4 per cent to $1.3 billion ... including President of Vancouver Community College from 2010 to 2013 and Dean of Health Sciences at BCIT from 2007 to 2010. Kathy was also Senior Advisor ...

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 ...

Rody eyes labor deal with China
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-05-11
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is set to sign a labor agreement between Philippines and China that is expected to expand the opportunities for Filipino workers and ensure ample protection for them, an official said Wednesday. The agreement is expected to ...

DTI to launch Kapatid Mentor Me in Bataan
news.pia.gov.ph - 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 ...

Urban Outfitters Hit with Willful Copyright Infringement
www.patexia.com - 2017-05-10
On April 4, 2017, the Ninth Circuit ruled that Urban Outfitters and Century 21 (collectively "Urban") were liable for willful infringement of a copyrighted fabric design owned by Unicolors Inc. Unicolors is a Los Angeles based company that designs and ...

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 ...

Tech retailer to pay Microsoft $450K in copyright settlement
ARN - 2017-05-09
According to Microsoft, the damages awarded were comprised of compensatory damages and additional damages, with additional damages awarded because of the "flagrancy of copyright infringement" by Moonbox. In October last year, Australian Microsoft ...

Recent Cases Address Scope of Copyright Protection for Pre-1972 Recordings
New York Law Journal - 2017-05-09
Flo & Eddie, which owns the rights to the Turtles' pre-1972 sound recordings, sued satellite radio broadcaster Sirius XM Radio in district courts in New York, Florida, and California, alleging state-law copyright infringement. Flo & Eddie also brought suit ...

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 ...

European Court of Justice to Review Copyright Infringement Case Involving Google
FORTUNE - 2017-05-09
A court in Berlin on Tuesday referred to the European Court of Justice a dispute in which German publishers want search engine providers such as Google to pay them for displaying parts of their newspaper articles online. Germany's biggest newspaper ...

Rospatent advocates for emergence of a Russian Intellectual Property strategy document
Lexology - 2017-05-09
The absence of a strategic document on the development of Russia in the field of intellectual property leads to an increase in economic costs, as well as complicates the entry of companies into foreign markets, said in an interview with TASS, the head of ...

Tax justice remains elusive goal for PHL
BusinessMirror. - 2017-05-09
"The only way that you can provide for the vulnerable sectors is through the provision of services, and how will you be able to provide services without a fresh source of funding, there is no other way but through taxation," Diosana added. THE ...

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 StreetInsider.com'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
forwardgeek.com - 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 ...

Sony, Lil John Stole 'Turn Down For What,' IP Suit Alleges
Law 360 - 2017-05-06
Law360, Los Angeles (May 5, 2017, 8:54 PM EDT) -- Lil John, DJ Snake and Sony's Columbia Records were hit with a copyright infringement suit in New York federal court on Thursday, alleging the artists' December 2013 smash hit "Turn Down For What ...

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
www.bestvpn.com - 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 ...

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