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Philippines

Philippines

Primary Sources

  • An Act Amending certain Provisions of Presidential Decree No. 1464, otherwise known as the Tariff and Customs Code of The Philippines, as Amended, and for other Purposes (Republic Act No. 9135) (2001)
  • An Act Regulating the Practice of Pharmacy and Settings Standards of Pharmaceutical Education in the Philippines and of Other Purposes (Republic Act No. 5921) (1997)
  • BOT Office Order No. 13-06, Series of 2013, on the Implementation Guidelines for Office Order No. 13-061, Series 2013, on Trademark Applications with Priority Right Claim (2013)
  • Civil Code of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 386) (1980)
  • Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (Republic Act No. 9165) (2002)
  • Consumer Act of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 7394) (1992)
  • Department Circular No. 011 of March 13, 2013 on the Guidelines Governing the Implementation of Executive Order No. 45, series of 2011, Designating the Department of Justice as the Competition Authority (2013)
  • Electronic Commerce Act (Republic Act No. 8792) (2000)
  • Expanded Value-Added Tax Law and Other Pertinent Provisions of the National Internal Revenue Code, as Amended (Republic Act No. 8241) (1996)
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Act of 2009 (Republic Act No. 9711) (2009)
  • Food Safety Act of 2013 (Republic Act No. 10611) (2013)
  • Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act ( Republic Act No. 3720) (1963)
  • Foreign Investments Act of 1991 (Republic Act No. 7042) (1991)
  • Generics Act of 1988 (Republic Act No. 6675) (1988)
  • Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 8293) (1997)
  • Inventors and Invention Incentives Act of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 7459) (1992)
  • Memorandum Circular No. 04-10-2013, Implementing Rules and Regulations on Republic Act 10515 or the Anti-Cable Television and Cable Internet Tapping Act of 2013 (2013)
  • Office Order No 13-056, Series of 2013, Amendments of the Provisions on Declaration of Actual Use of the Trademark Regulations (2013)
  • Office Order No. 13-008, Serious of 2012, Guidelines on the Title and Description of the Mark (2012)
  • Office Order No. 13-054, Series of 2013, Amendment of Rule 20(2), Office Order No. 139, Series of 2012 (2013)
  • Office Order No. 13-061, Series of 2013, Trademark Applications with Priority Right Claim (2013)
  • Office Order No. 13-10, Series of 2013, Amendment on IPOPHL-USPTO Patent Prosecution Highway 2.0 Program (2013)
  • Office Order No. 13-124, Series of 2013, Amended Rules of Procedure for the Asean Patent Examination Cooperation ( ASPEC) Program (2013)
  • Office Order No. 13-155, Serious of 2013, Payment of Filing for IPR-Related Complaints and Defrayment of Costs and Incidental Expenses Relative to IPOPHL’s Enforcement Functions (2013)
  • Office Order No. 13-170, Series of 2013, Rules of Procedure on Intellectual Property (IPR) Enforcement (2013)
  • Office Order No. 13-171, Series of 2013, Rules on Copyright Registration and Deposit (2013)
  • Office Order No. 13-173, Series of 2013, Rules on Accreditation of Collective Management Organizations (2013)
  • Office Order No. 139, Series of 2012, Philippine Regulations Implementing the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (2012)
  • Office Order No. 14-016, Series of 2014, Continuation of Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Programs Between the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) & the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) (2014)
  • Office Order No. 163, Series of 2012, Madrid Protocol Fees (2013)
  • Office Order No. 197, Series of 2010, Mechanics for IPO-Mediation and Settlement Period (2013)
  • Office Order No. 204, Serious of 2012, Implementing the Community Review (CR) Process For Patents, Utility Models & Industrial Design Applications (2012)
  • Office Order No. 207, Series of 2012, Implementation Guidelines: Industrial Property Automation System (IPAS) for Utility Models and Industrial Designs (UMID) and Inventions (2012)
  • Office Order No. 289, Series of 2012, Implementation of IPOPHL-USPTO Patent Prosecution Highway (2013)
  • Office Order No. 85, Series of 2012, Rules Of Procedure For the Asean Patent Examination Cooperation (ASPEC) Program (2012)
  • Office Order No.206, Series of 2012, Deployment of the Industrial Property Automation System (IPAS) for Inventions (2012)
  • Optical Media Act of 2003 (Republic Act No. 9239) (2004)
  • Philippine Technology Transfer Act of 2009 (Republic Act No. 10055) (2010)
  • Republic Act No. 10372, entitled ‘An Act Amending Certain Provisions of Republic Act No. 8293, otherwise known as the ‘Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines’, and for other purposes’ (2013)
  • Republic Act No. 10515 of April 17, 2013, An Act Prohibiting and Penalizing Unauthorized Interception, Reception or Use of Any Signal or Service Over a Cable Television System or Cable Internet System and/or Network, and for Other Purposes (2013)
  • Republic Act No. 10536, entitled ‘An Act Amending Republic Act No. 9296, otherwise known as “the Meat Inspection Code of the Philippines” (2013)
  • Republic Act No. 9150, entitled ‘An Act for the Protection of Layout-Designs (Topographies) of Integrated Circuits, amending for the Purpose Certain Sections of Republic Act No. 8293, otherwise known as the Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines and for other purposes’ (2001)
  • Special Law on Counterfeit Drugs (Republic Act No. 8203) (1996)
  • Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 1937) (2001)
  • The Corporation Code of the Philippines (1980)
  • The Graphic Health Warnings Law (Republic Act No. 10643 of July 15, 2014) (2014)
  • The Revised Penal Code (Act No. 3815 of December 8, 1930) (1930)
  • Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003 (Republic Act No. 9211) (2003)
  • Universally Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008 (Republic Act No. 9502) (2008)

Secondary Sources

  • ABS-CBN (2010), “1 of 10 medicines in RP is fake”, 11/1/2010
  • AIPPI (2014), “Q238-Second medical use or indication claims`’
  • AIPPI, “Q202 – The impact of public health issues on exclusive patent rights”
  • AIPPI, “Q208 – Border Measures and other Means of Customs Intervention against Infringers
  • Asia IP (2016), “‘Move Over! There is Only One Yahoo! In Philippines”, 5/19/2016
  • Bureau of Custom (2014), “Annual Report 2014”
  • Business World (2014),”Rules governing IPR cases released by Supreme Court”, 10/25/2011
  • Clark Lackert/World Trademark Review (2014), “”Counterfeits and infringements online – a global overview of liability””, Online Brand Enforcement 2014
  • European Commission (2015) “Market Access database : Trade Barriers – Philippines”
  • European Commission (2015), “”COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Report on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in third countries””, 7/1/2015
  • EXAMINATION GUIDELINES FOR PHARMACEUTICAL PATENT APPLICATIONS INVOLVING KNOWN SUBSTANCES
  • Federis (2015), “APPEALS COURT REBUKES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR DISMISSING INFRINGEMENT COMPLAINT”, 11/16/2015
  • Federis (2015), “DID SUPREME COURT SIGNAL A WIDE OPEN DOOR FOR TRADEMARK PIRACY?”, 6/8/2015
  • Federis (2015), “KAWASAKI FAILS TO PROTECT PATENTED DESIGN FOR FURY 125 MOTORCYCLE”, 7/22/2015
  • Federis (2016), “APPEALS COURT REBUKES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR DISMISSING INFRINGEMENT COMPLAINT”, 8/15/2016
  • Federis (2016), “IPOPHIL Discusses Current State of IPR Enforcement in the Philippines”, 3/18/2016
  • Federis (2016),”SUZUKI SUCCESSFULLY CANCELS COPYCAT “HAYABUSA” MARK IN THE PHILIPPINES”, 7/26/2016
  • Freehills Patent Attorney, “THE PHILIPPINES – FROM FILING TO GRANT”
  • HIS (2007), “PRACTICE TIPS FOR ACCELERATING THE GRANT OF PATENTS IN THAILAND”, 8/10/2007
  • IFLR (2012), “Corporate nationality and investments in the Philippines”, 7/1/2012
  • Inquirer Entertainment (2014), “Cinemas use night vision goggles vs illegal camcording”, 1/28/2014
  • Intellectual Property Right Index 2016, “”Case Study on ASEAN Countries. Intellectual Property Rights Protection in 6 ASEAN Countries – Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia an Vietnam””
  • IP Komodo (2012)), “Customs training in the Philippines”, 10/4/2012
  • IP Office of Singapore (2016), “ASEAN Patent Examination Co­operation (ASPEC)”
  • IPOPHIL (2013), “IP CODE AMENDMENT GIVES FILIPINOS BETTER ACCESS TO COPYRIGHTED WORKS FROM ABROAD”
  • Jee Geronimo (2016) “Will we see plain cigarette packs under a Duterte presidency?”, 5/31/2016
  • Joselyn R.UyewsInfo (2015), “Fake, unregistered drugs seized in 2015 double in value – FDA”, 11/23/2015
  • Maricel Estavillo (2012), “The state of the Philippine patent system”, 11/3/2012
  • Marks&Clerk (2015), “Extending patent term in Southeast Asia”, 3/12/2015
  • Matikas Santos (2012), “Anti-Camcording Law reduced _x0000_lm piracy in PH”, 7/5/2012
  • Mirandah Asia (2012), “Enforcement Powers in Philippines”, 4/1/2014
  • Mirandah Asia (2012),”Marks Confusingly Similar Despite Differing Uses of Pharmaceuticals”
  • Nick Redfearn/Rouse Magazine (2015), “ONLINE LIABILITY FOR ISPS IN THE PHILIPPINES”, 10/26/2015
  • Patricia A O Bunye (2016), “”Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines: practice updates””, IAM
  • PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURERS OF AMERICA (PhRMA) SPECIAL 301 SUBMISSION 2015
  • Philippines International Trade Corporation (2016), “Background of Countertrade in the Philippines”
  • PhilStar (2016), “New law now allows full foreign ownership in finance companies”, 8/2/2016
  • PhilStar (2016), “World IP Day sees renewed commitment to eliminate illegal camcording”, 4/30/2014
  • Rouse (2015), “PRACTICE TIPS FOR ACCELERATING THE GRANT OF PATENTS IN THAILAND”, 11/9/2015
  • Rouse (2015), “Philippines patent litigation confusion”, Lexology, /5/5/2015
  • SciDev (2010), “Philippines Launches Law to Encourage Technology Transfer”, 5/20/2010
  • Spruson & Ferguson website, “Countries – Asia – Philippines”
  • Tobacco Labelling Resource Center (2014), “Pjilippines”
  • USAID (2016), “The Philippines and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: a Readiness Assessment”, March 2016
  • WHPA (2011), “Background Document on Counterfeit Medicines in Asia”