Intellectual Property Threats Reforms - Will IP Owners Benefit?
National Law Review - 2017-07-19
The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 (the "Act") comes into force on 1 October. It will reform UK law on unjustified threats in intellectual property infringement disputes. What will change and will this benefit IP owners?

Intellectual Property and Business: Part 1
JD Supra - 2017-07-19
(NOTE: This is part 1 of 4 in a series of alerts linking intellectual property and economic strategy. Check back each week for a new installment.) In business, an asset is anything of value owned by a company, and managing those assets is a complete and ...

Over 1M benefit from OSSCO
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-07-19
The partner government agencies at OSSCO are Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA ...

Seventy new immigration officers set to ease congestion at Manila airport
philippineslifestyle.com - 2017-07-19
BI Commissioner Jaime Morente on Wednesday said the officers were already in place at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). "Before the year ends, we expect to hire hundreds more immigration officers who will be deployed at the NAIA and other ...

Market rises; Wilcon, DMCI lead advancers
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-07-19
SM Prime Holdings Inc. rose 1.6 percent to P34.50. Meanwhile, most Asian markets also rose. For every five stocks that climbed, three fell. Financial shares led gains, rising for the seventh session in eight. "The inability for the Republican party to ...

70 new immigration officers hired to cut down long queues at Naia
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-07-19
BI Commissioner Jaime Morente on Wednesday said that the 70 newly-hired immigration officers are already stationed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). "Before the year ends, we expect to hire hundreds more immigration officers who will be ...

Bensalem woman sued in video game copyright dispute
Pennsylvania Record - 2017-07-19
PHILADELPHIA -- A Washington company is suing a Bensalem woman over alleged copyright infringement related to the development of a video game. Imagos Films LLC, which does business as Imagos Softworks, and Don Thacker filed a complaint on June 30 in the U ...

Spotify's Whole Biz Built On Copyright Infringement: Suits
Law 360 - 2017-07-19
Law360, Los Angeles (July 18, 2017, 10:11 PM EDT) -- A songwriter for The Four Seasons and another song owner each sued Spotify Tuesday alleging its business model blindly infringes copyrights and seeking a combined $367 million, raising new copyright ...

Testimonials of Bachelor of Laws Graduates from the Philippines (Page 2)
finduniversity.ph - 2017-07-18
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Gum Giant Wrigley Sues Vape Company Over Copyright Infringement
Realtime Business News - 2017-07-18
Chewing-gum giant Wrigley has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against a e-cigarette manufacturer alleging that it has copied its Juicy Fruit and Doublemint brands. Wrigley has accused Chi-Town Vapers of trademark infringement for producing and ...

MLB mulls legal challenge over recently revealed Overwatch League logo
News Philippines Yahoo - 2017-07-18
Last week, Activision Blizzard officially unveiled the Overwatch League, a major new esports initiative that will bring the best Overwatch players from around the world together in head-to-head competition. However, it seems that the league could face some ...

Spotify Hit With Two Lawsuits Claiming "Staggering" Copyright Infringement
Hollywood Reporter - 2017-07-18
Spotify may have hoped that a proposed $43 million settlement announced a couple of months ago to end a class-action lawsuit would smooth over what had been developing as a trouble spot for the streaming giant. But a pair of lawsuits launched on Tuesday in ...

One-Stop Service Center in Calabarzon launched
Philippine Information Agency - 2017-07-18
Social Security System (SSS), Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), Bureau of Immigration (BI), National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), Bureau of Internal ...

One-Stop Service Center in Calabarzon launched
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-07-18
Campita, in partnership with the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), led its launching on Monday, 17 July, at the POEA Satellite Office, Andenson Building, Brgy. Parian, Calamba City, this province The launching ceremony was graced by ...

uniQure Expands Intellectual Property Portfolio with Newly Issued Patent Providing Broad Protection of Insect Cell-Based AAV Manufacturing
NASDAQ - 2017-07-18
LEXINGTON, Mass. and AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands, July 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- uniQure N.V. (Nasdaq:QURE), a leader in human gene therapy and AAV manufacturing, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a ...

Villanueva seeks stricter laws vs firms found lax in safety standards
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-07-18
The senator is the author of Senate Bill No. 1317 or "An Act Strengthening Compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS) and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof" that seeks to amend the 41-year old Labor Code of the Philippines ...

Photographer sues Procter & Gamble over copyright issues
Business Insider - 2017-07-18
The lawsuit filed in federal court in Cincinnati by photographer Annette Navarro accuses Cincinnati-based P&G of copyright infringement. The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/2vtQaL3 ) reports the lawsuit accuses P&G of deliberately using photos by ...

Fed. Circ. Revives Axed Millennium Cancer Drug Patent
Law 360 - 2017-07-17
Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 3:54 PM EDT) -- A Federal Circuit panel, in a precedential opinion on Monday, found that a Delaware federal court had wrongly ruled that a Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc. cancer drug patent was invalid as obvious over prior ...

Drake Infringement Case: Fair Use as a Matter of Law
New York Law Journal - 2017-07-17
In 2014, the estate of jazz legend Jimmy Smith brought an action for copyright infringement against the hugely popular Canadian musician Aubrey Drake Graham--yes, that's Drake--and several companies involved in the recording, production, marketing and ...

Cooper's Eye on the Left: A score to settle
Times Free Press - 2017-07-17
"A Heart is the Part That Makes Boys and Girls Smart," according to the suit filed by author Christopher Kimberly against Clinton and Penguin Random House for copyright infringement. The suit seeks $150,000 in damage and profits to Clinton's book ...

2 groups deny terror links
thestandard.com.ph - 2017-07-17
Cayetano said he had ordered the Bureau of Immigration and Bureau of Customs to strictly enforce the law on foreign individuals and businessmen coming to the country. "First of all, let me thank the people of Turkey and the ambassador for their concern f ...

Corporations abusing tax perks of co-ops, senators told
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-07-15
"We have seen the behavior of former domestic corporations paying corporate taxes that have shifted and becoming ... Cabreros also told senators at the recent committee hearing on value-added tax (VAT) exemptions that certain sectors in the cooperative ...

OFW ID: Not free for all OFWs after all
interaksyon.com - 2017-07-15
"All we need is to conduct an inventory of all the bona fide OFWs based on the list of the POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration), in conjunction with DOLE, then we will start processing the IDs," he said. Bello, who described the OFW ID ...

OFW ID: Not free for all OFWs after all
InterAksyon - 2017-07-15
"All we need is to conduct an inventory of all the bona fide OFWs based on the list of the POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration), in conjunction with DOLE, then we will start processing the IDs," he said. Bello, who described the OFW ID ...

OpsArc Solutions Inc. Announces Intellectual Property Acquisition
Broadway World - 2017-07-14
OpsArc Solutions Inc. announced today that it has entered into a formal Intellectual Property Transfer Agreement with Trimax Americas. Under this Intellectual Property Transfer Agreement, OpsArc will acquire all rights, title and interest to the Trimax ...

The Battle For Copyright Protection In The Digital Era
Mondaq - 2017-07-14
In a previous post, we reported on a new strategy adopted by Voltage Pictures, LLC (Voltage) against alleged copyright infringement by anonymous Internet users. This strategy involved a "reverse class action" (i.e. one plaintiff versus multiple defendants ...

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Sending Earned Rs 32 As Demanded, Says Kumar Vishwas After Copyright Notice From Amitabh Bachchan
huffingtonpost.in - 2017-07-14
Bachchan said the video, in which Vishwas is seen singing the poem, was a "copyright infringement" and should be removed from the popular video-sharing site, YouTube, within 24 hours. In a statement, the Aam Aadmi Party member said he had received the ...

A case over whether a monkey can hold a copyright to selfie pictures is back in court
Wales Online - 2017-07-14
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) sued Mr Slater and Blurb for copyright infringement. It sought a court order in 2015 allowing it to administer all proceeds from the photos taken in a wildlife reserve in Sulawesi to benefit the monkey.

Does This Selfie Make Me Look Like a Copyright Infringer?
JD Supra - 2017-07-13
Caution. This blog lacks lawyerly gravitas. Why? The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will consider a copyright infringement suit brought by a primate - specifically, Naruto, an Indonesian crested macaque that supposedly made fantastic use of his opposable ...

Cyberespionage: Your intellectual property under threat
CSO - 2017-07-13
Cyberespionage conjures up nightmare scenarios for private and public organizations. For governments, it might involve the prospect of foreign agents filching details on a new missile system. For an auto company, it could be hackers stealing their ...

A federal appeals court has heard arguments on whether a curious monkey with a knack for pressing a camera button can hold a copyright
Associated Press - 2017-07-12
"Where does it end? If a monkey can sue for copyright infringement, what else can a monkey do?" she said. Dunning said Naruto can't hold copyright in part because he cannot grant permission to others to use his photos and can't benefit financially from the ...

Circuit Divide: Is Registration a Precondition for Copyright Infringement Suits?
JD Supra - 2017-07-12
Fourth Estate sued Wall-Street.com for copyright infringement, alleging in the complaint that it had filed applications to register the relevant articles with the Register of Copyrights. Wall-Street.com moved to dismiss, arguing that the Copyright Act only ...

Villar: Lifting tax exemption on low-cost houses would burden OFWs
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-07-12
she said. Villar, whose family runs a real estate business, urged the DOF to reconsider its proposal, stressing that previous administrations were able to manage the taxes even without lifting the tax exemption on the said properties. "I want you to ...

Alcoholic drinks to start bearing tax stamps in 2018
BusinessMirror. - 2017-07-12
The Department of Finance (DOF) will start implementing the tax-stamps scheme for alcoholic beverages early next year. The assurance was made by Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III after a lawmaker criticized the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR ...

FIELDWORK REFLECTION: Where anthropological inquiry ends, priestly duty begins
Mindanews - 2017-07-12
(Raymond Montero Ambray is an MA Anthropology student at the Ateneo de Davao University, working on his thesis on Lumad Social Movement. He is assistant parish priest in Lingig, Surigao del Sur. This piece was first posted on his Facebook account on 9 July ...

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Former Eastern Samar solon and governor face graft raps
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-07-12
Libanan was commissioner of the Bureau of Immigration during the Arroyo administration. The investigators said the respondents gave unwarranted benefits to AKAME when they approved direct contracting without conducting a canvass for a contract that could ...

Free OFW ID launched; DOLE yet to issue guidelines
Rappler - 2017-07-12
(READ: DOLE's OFW ID to replace employment certificate, passport) The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), however, clarified that no IDs will be distributed after Wednesday's ...

Riot Games sues mobile game developer for copyright infringement
Ci News - 2017-07-12
It added the infringing games have many elements that crib from League of Legends, including characters, artwork, map designed, and unit and monster designs. Under Analysts Radar: Fossil Group Cmn Stk (FOSL) Floating stock is calculated by subtracting ...

Is the threat of a copyright lawsuit stifling music?
BBC - 2017-07-12
This is because of a high-profile copyright infringement case in which US jurors ruled that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams, on their song Blurred Lines, had copied Marvin Gaye's Got To Give It Up. The Gaye family estate was awarded $7.3m (£4.8m ...

VARIDESK LLC Announces Settlement Agreement with Lumi Legend Cor - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side
WWBT-TV NBC 12 - 2017-07-12
Settlement ends lawsuit filed by VARIDESK Settlement allows Lumi the opportunity to sell off all remaining inventory with a limited patent license agreement Remaining terms of the Settlement Agreement are confidential About VARIDESK VARIDESK LLC is the ...

Intellectual property deserves absolute protection
News Ghana - 2017-07-11
The World Intellectual Property Organisation defines Intellectual Property (IP) as the creations of the mind. The definition includes inventions, literary and artistic works and the names, images and symbols used in business. The definition does not ...

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Are False Accusations Of Copyright Infringement Defamatory?
JD Supra - 2017-07-11
Is it defamatory to falsely accuse someone of infringing intellectual property? Last month, the California Court of Appeal, in FilmOn.com v. DoubleVerify, Inc., affirmed the dismissal of a defamation action in which the defendant was accused of falsely ...

VERVE Completes Acquisition of Sense Networks' Software and Intellectual Property Assets from YP, LLC
Broadway World - 2017-07-11
NEW YORK, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Verve, the global leader in location-powered mobile marketing, today announces its acquisition of both the mobile location software and intellectual property assets of Sense Networks, which was previously acquired by YP ...

DOLE MisOcc conducts labor, human relations productivity in Oroquieta City
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-07-11
OROQUIETA CITY, July 11 -- Workers and management of Almar Freemile and Financing Corporation at Villaflor, Oroquieta City have committed to a harmonious working relationship after Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Misamis Occidental conducted ...

Mother Teresa's blue-bordered sari is now an intellectual property
NewsBytes - 2017-07-11
The iconic blue-bordered sari, a staple of all nuns under the Missionaries of Charity, has been recognized as an intellectual property. Intellectual Property attorney Biswajit Sarkar said that the Trade Marks Registry under Government of India had granted ...

Founder of TheLiberal.ie to apologise for breaching copyright of court news service
thejournal.ie - 2017-07-10
THE FOUNDER OF TheLiberal.ie Leo Sherlock is to apologise to court news service CCC Nuacht Teoranta for multiple counts of copyright infringement following a settlement in court. The company took this case after Sherlock "repeatedly ignored repeated ...

Riot Games Sues Mobile Developer for Copyright Infringement over League of Legends
Game Revolution - 2017-07-10
Riot Games is back in the news, and back in the courts, as they've recently filed a lawsuit against a mobile games developer, alleging copyright infringement. Riot claims that several games by the mobile developer Shanghai Moonton Technology engaged in ...

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