ILA Intellectual Property

MAY 2019

Applications for intellectual property increased by 13 percent in the first three months of the year, reflecting steadily the growing innovation culture in the country, the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) said

 AUGUST 2019

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) has encouraged its Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSO) partners to intensify their innovative capacity towards potential inventions that will benefit more Filipinos.

SEPTEMBER 2019

THE Philippines is “way behind” on intellectual property (IP) rights protections, a crucial consideration for investors deciding to put money in the country, the Geneva Network said in a report released to journalists Tuesday.

OCTOBER 2019

The Philippines and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance the use of intellectual property in the country to support its national development agenda.

THE Philippines improved its ranking by three notches in the 2019 edition of an index that evaluates the initiatives undertaken by countries in protecting intellectual-property (IP) rights.

JANUARY 2020

The European Union (EU) has removed the Philippines in its list of countries with weak intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement

The European Union (EU) removed the Philippines from its priority watch list of countries concerning counterfeiting and piracy

On January 21 and 22, 2020, the 8th annual McDermott International Seminars took place in Osaka and Tokyo. These seminars focused on cross-border M&A, GDPR, intellectual property, global enforcement, and other key topics

FEBRUARY 2020