DTI to launch Kapatid Mentor Me in Nueva Ecija
news.pia.gov.ph - 2017-06-05
Taxation; Business Law; and Support from Other Institutions. "After completing the sessions, the mentees will have their Business Improvement Plan presentation and will have a product expo," Pili furthered. The program is under the "Kapatid Angat ...

Vital piece of tax reform
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-06-05
But there is an apparent problem with the Senate, which will tackle the measure when the new session opens on July 24. Sen. Sonny Angara, chair of the Senate ways and means committee, had earlier said the chamber would not pass the current version of the bill.

Learn details of the intellectual property rights & royalty management market
Whatech - 2017-06-04
This market research report delves deep into the global Intellectual Property Rights & Royalty Management market. It highlights the recent market scenario, growth in the past few years, and opportunities for manufacturers in the future. The research ...

MMDA to deploy 2,296 traffic enforcers for school opening
The Daily Tribune - 2017-06-04
The Eastern Traffic Enforcement District is responsible for easing traffic congestion within the vicinity of school campuses at San Juan, Mandaluyong, Pasig and Marikina City and along the major thoroughfares of Ortigas Avenue, C-5, Meralco Avenue and ...

Drake Scores Victory In Copyright Infringement Case
Antimusic - 2017-06-04
(Radio.com) A judge has ruled in favor of rap star Drake in a 2014 copyright infringement suit. The estate of jazz musician Jimmy Smith filed the suit when the rapper opened 'Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2" with a 35-second sample from the song, 'Jimmy ...

Record-breaking bar exam a giveaway?
Inquirer Opinion - 2017-06-04
and Court of Tax Appeals Justice Lovell Bautista (taxation). Serve the provinces. Noting that most of the passers hail from the provinces, Velasco urged them to "always contribute a piece of yourself to our country, and to its people who need your ...

Faces of the news
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2017-06-04
Amores, who graduated summa cum laude, shared her knowledge on taxation and law, while Del Rio, who graduated magna cum laude, helped her with math and auditing. On her own, Amores studied from 9 a.m. to 12 midnight, poring over her books and notes for 45 ...

Testimonials of BS in Customs Administration Graduates from the Philippines
finduniversity.ph - 2017-06-03
Why did I choose this course: I had no idea at all of what Customs Administration course is all about. My high school friends encourages me to take up this course and transfer to their school.

Why Should Startups Care About Intellectual Property?
National Law Review - 2017-06-02
However, often times "intellectual property" is among the last things that an early stage company thinks about...and it shouldn't be. Intellectual property, or "IP", is often misunderstood and confused - to some, everything seems to be protected by a ...

lawphil.net - 2017-06-02
I hereby deputize the Philippine Constabulary, the University of the Philippines Marine Biology ... watercraft owned by Filipinos and registered at the Manila Yacht Club; watercraft owned by Foreigners but having all the following permits: 1) The Bureau ...

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 ...

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 MaƱo, 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 ...

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