Most intellectual property violators operating online: IPOPHL

Of the intellectual property violations this year, IPOPHL said 79 were operating online – 53 from Facebook, seven from Shopee, six from Lazada, three from YouTube, and one each from Carousell, Instagram, and Vineyard.

Piracy tops intellectual property violations during lockdown

Aside from illegal streaming and illegal reproduction of copyrighted content such as movies and anime, IPOPHL said there has been an increase in intellectual property violations for e-books with the rise of distance learning.

IPOPHL throws support behind bill protecting online shoppers

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines said House Bill 6122 or the proposed Internet Transactions Act would help the agency perform its mandate to protect intellectual property rights and create an e-commerce bureau under the Department of Trade and Industry.

Intellectual property filings in PH up nearly 10% in 2019

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) received a record-high in annual filings for intellectual property protection totaling 47,282 last year, a nearly 10-percent rise from the 43,300 applications in 2018.

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