Atty. Ma. Theresa C. Gonzales — A Recommended Expert in this year’s World Trademark Review

Atty. Gonzales is once again featured in the World Trademark Review 1000 as a recommended expert with the following citation: “Making her sophomore appearance in the WTR 1000 this year, ...
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How to Initiate a Ship Limitation Action in the Philippines

DO THE ADMIRALTY RULES ON LIMITATION ACTIONS NEED CLARIFICATION?  Last 01 January 2020, Administrative Matter No. 19-08-14-SC, otherwise known as “The Rules of Procedure for Admiralty Cases” (the “Admiralty Rules”), ...
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Successful Protection of Trademark Rights: A Win for Comcast Corporation in Comcast Corporation vs. Invision Distribution Corp. (IPC No. 14-2019-00403)

By: Atty. Joyce Anne C. Raboca Image taken from the Comcast presskit (https://corporate.comcast.com/press/photos) On June 30, 2020, the Intellectual Property Office Bureau of Legal Affairs (IPO-BLA) rendered a favorable decision ...
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Contracting as a Profession? The Supreme Court Says No

By: Atty. Edward King L. Chua Under Republic Act No. 4566 (“R.A. No. 4566”), no contractor shall engage in the business of contracting without securing from Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board ...
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OPPO Wins Trademark Opposition Against Copycat APPO Technology

By: Atty. Joyce Anne C. Raboca The brand “OPPO” started in China in 2001 and has since been known for its high-performing low-range smartphones, eventually ranking number 5 in the ...
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Atty. Ma. Theresa C. Gonzales — A Recommended Expert in this year’s World Trademark Review

This year, World Trademark Review (WTR) has recognized our very own Atty. Ma. Theresa C. Gonzales as a recommended expert in the WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals ...
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SEC Allows the Attendance and Participation of Directors, Trustees, Stockholders, and Members in Regular or Special Meetings Through Teleconferencing

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) has deeply affected the operations of businesses. In order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, most businesses have adopted alternative work arrangements including operating at ...
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Electronic Filing and Videoconferencing

In generalIn view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court authorized the electronic filing of pleadings and the use of videoconferencing in conducting hearings. This applies to all matters pending ...
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COVID-19: BUSINESS UNUSUAL

DOING BUSINESS IN THE PHILIPPINES IN THE TIME OF COVID-19The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic does not just pose a threat to the health and security of the Philippine ...
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