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Greenhills mall presents 10-year plan to shift away from counterfeits

Greenhills Shopping Center aims to gradually move 100% of its merchants away from selling intellectual property (IP) infringing products by 2027.

Counterfeits seized in 2023 reach record-high at near P27-B mark

The total intellectual property (IP) infringing goods seized in January to December last year reached an estimated market value of P26.86 billion, surpassing the previous record of P24.90 billion registered in 2021.

PH gov’t asked to curb surge of counterfeit software in engineering, design firms

Software group BSA said “there is a possibility that thousands of engineering and design firms” in the Philippines “engaged in important public works projects may be using unlicensed software”.

IPOPHL drafting plan for removal of Greenhills from US Notorious Markets List

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) said it has proposed a work plan to tackle long-standing counterfeit activities in the Greenhills Shopping Center -- once again the lone Philippine market cited in the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) 2022 Notorious Markets for Counterfeiting and Piracy.

Counterfeiting, piracy complaints at IPOPHL drop in H1 of 2022

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) said the top source for intellectual property violations was the online space, particularly on Facebook, other websites, Shopee, Instagram, and Lazada.

Online reports push counterfeiting complaints to new record

Facebook remained at the center of alleged IP violations, as shown in 87 records focused online. It was followed by Shopee with 27 reports or complaints; Lazada with 10; Instagram with four; and Carousell with two.

New rules allow IPOPHL to clamp down on online counterfeiting

Under IPOPHL's new memorandum circular, the electronic, digital, or online channels have been expressly included as part of its scope in exercising its enforcement functions.
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