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Collection of Correct Patent-Related Fees

BOP Memorandum Circular No. 17-001; Series of 2017
Date: 26 May 2017; Type: Circular; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

Guidance on managing Ransomware and Other Malware Attacks

Memorandum No. M-2017-018; 15 May 2017
Date: 15 May 2017; Type: Circular; Source: Central Bank

IP Office invites Comments on Proposed BLA Form Templates

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines is inviting all interested parties to submit their comments and inputs on Proposed BLA Form Templates to the Notice of Opposition to Trademark Registration and Answer to the Notice of Opposition of the Bureau of Legal Affairs.
Date: 11 May 2017; Type: Press Release; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

Revised Philippine Regulations implementing the Protocol relating to the Madrid Agreement

Revised Philippine Regulations Implementing the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks. IPOPHL Memorandum Circular No.___; Series of 2017
Date: 18 May 2017; Type: Circular; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

Consultative Meeting on the Proposed Amendments to the IPV Rules

The public is invited to a Consultative Meeting on the proposed amendments (“Expedited Trial”) to the Rules and Regulations on Administrative Complaints for Violation of Law Involving Intellectual Property Rights (“IPV Rules”) tentatively scheduled on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm, Multi-Purpose Hall of the Intellectual Pro ...
Date: 02 May 2017; Type: Circular; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

Compliance with Data Privacy Act of 2012

Compliance with Republic Act No. 10173. Memorandum Circular No. 021; MAR 24 2017 
Date: 24 March 2017; Type: Circular; Source: Department of Justice

Notice to submit Comments on the Proposed Amendments to Trademark Regulations

Ipophl Memorandum Circular; Series of 2017
Date: 20 March 2017; Type: Feedback; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

Invitation to submit Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Implementing Rules on the Intellectual Property Violation of the Bureau of Legal Affairs

Expediting the Trial of Cases by amending certain provisions of the Regulations on Administrative Complaints for Violation of Law Involving Intellectual Property Rights. Ipophl Memorandum Circular; Series of 2017
Date: 20 March 2017; Type: Feedback; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

Establishment of New Amounts of the Search Fees charged by the Japan Patent Office and European Patent Office

IPOPHL MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. PCT-2017-01  
Date: 16 February 2017; Type: Circular; Citation: IPOPHL Memorandum Circular No. PCT-2017-01; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

Amendments to IPOPHL Memorandum Circular No. 16-012

Amendments to IPOPHL Memorandum Circular No. 16-012 (IPOPHL Revised Fee Structure of 2017). IPOPHL MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 17-002; Series of 2017
Date: 03 February 2017; Type: Circular; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

Establishing the Trademark (TM) Registration Incentive Package

IPOPHL MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 17-001
Date: 01 February 2017; Type: Circular; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

Establishment of New Equivalent Amounts in USD of PCT Fees

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has announced that new equivalent amounts of the international filing fee and fee reductions in USD have been established. MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. PCT-2016-05; November 15, 2016
Date: 15 November 2016; Type: Press Release; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

IPOPHL Revised Fee Structure of 2017

IPOPHL Memorandum Circular No. 12-012, series of 2016 dated November 29, 2016 on the IPOPHL Revised Fee Structure of 2017 will take effect on 01 January 2017, subject to the following exceptions:
Date: 29 November 2016; Type: Circular; Source: Intellectual Property Office of The Philippines

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Swiss Institute of Federalism ink Academic Cooperation with UP

MANILA, Feb 16 (PNA) - The University of the Philippines-National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) and the University of Fribourg’s Institute of Federalism (IFF) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for academic cooperation and exchange, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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Thailand, Cambodia discuss Nationality Verification for Migrant Workers

PHNOM PENH, Feb 14 (NNT) - Thailand's Labor Minister Adul Sangsingkeo and his Cambodian counterpart Ith Samheng discussed the nationality verification for undocumented migrant workers.

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Group urges DOLE: release Rules on 'Workplace Romance'

MANILA, Feb 13 (PNA) - A group called on the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to issue guidelines on workplace romance policy to prevent employers from implementing oppressive management prerogatives.

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Individuals earning above P250K also getting Bigger Take-Home Pay under TRAIN

The Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN) effectively increases the take-home pay not only of salaried workers earning P250,000 yearly and below but also of those with annual taxable income from P250,000 to a maximum of P2 million.

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ASEAN: Terrorism most serious Security Threat to Region

SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Bernama) - The ASEAN Defence Ministers today unanimously identified terrorism as the most serious security threat to the region.

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ASEAN unanimously agreed on KSCIP Initiative

SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Bernama) - All 10 ASEAN countries have agreed with the King Salman Center for International Peace (KSCIP) initiative, said Malaysian Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

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DOJ provides Legal Aid to 11,833 Persons in 2017

MANILA, Feb 4 (PNA) - Close to 12, 000 people were given legal assistance through the Department of Justice Action Center (DOJAC) in 2017.

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UP Board of Regents names Proffessor Fides Cordero-Tan as new UP Law Dean

The UP Board of Regents announced the appointment of Atty. Fides Cordero-Tan as the new dean of the UP College of Law on Jan. 26, 2018.

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IPOPHL to heighten IPR Enforcement; seeks MOU with Anti-Crime Body

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) is seeking to intensify intellectual property rights enforcement in the country, targeting to craft a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with other members of the Sub-Committee on Organized Crime of the National Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (NALECC-SCOC).

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Century-Old Biz Group wants Mining Law amended

MANILA, Jan 31 (PNA) - The country’s oldest business organization, the Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines Islands (CCPI), has sought sponsorship in Congress to amend mining laws.

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IPOPHL eyes to expand Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

MANILA, Jan 29 (PNA) - The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) aims to further expand intellectual property rights (IPR) enforcement through cooperating with members of the Sub-Committee on Organized Crime of the National Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (NALECC-SCOS).

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SC to act on Mamasapano Trial Transfer

MANILA, Jan 26 (PNA) - The Supreme Court is set to tackle the transfer of trial of the criminal case over the Mamasapano clash that killed more than 60 persons, including 44 members of the elite Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF).

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