What alternative dispute resolution options are available, besides the court?
Alternative dispute resolution for IP cases and disputes is available at IPOPHL.[…]Read full post
What evidence is needed to demonstrate IP infringement?
Some of the necessary evidence includes: proof of ownership of the IP right, such as registration certiﬁcates and afﬁdavits of ownership of copyright;[…]Read full post
What procedures must be followed to request handling of IP infringement?
To submit a complaint with enforcement agencies, an Afﬁdavit- Complaint or Letter Complaint must be ﬁled together with supporting documents such as proof of ownership of the IP or its registration, sp[…]Read full post
What legal remedies are available to IP holders whose rights have been infringed?
An IP owner may ﬁle a criminal, civil or administrative action for trade mark, copyright or patent infringement, unfair competition and/or other violations of the IP Code.[…]Read full post
What enforcement measures can be taken to prevent or stop IP infringement?
A complaint from right holders about IP violation or a report from the public may be ﬁled with the IPOPHL-IEO.[…]Read full post
What enforcement agencies are responsible for protecting IP rights in the Philippines?
The Philippine National Police (PNP), the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) are the primary enforcement agencies responsible for IP enforcement.[…]Read full post
What should I do when I recognise that my IP rights have been violated?
Sending a cease-and-desist or demand letter to the infringer demanding that they cease and desist from using your IP rights is advisable.[…]Read full post