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Intellectual Property Code (R.A. No. 8293) – Helpful Notes

February 23, 2019

Effectivity: January 1, 1998 Intellectual Property It refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, symbols, names, images and designs used in commerce. It means the legal rights which result from intellectual activity in the industrial, scientific, literary and artistic fields (World Intellectual Property Organization Intellectual Property Handbook, 2004). Note: There are […]

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Mercantile Law: Bar Question 2

April 25, 2017

Bar Question: Eloise, an accomplished writer, was hired by Petong to write a bimonthly newspaper column for Diario de Manila, a newly-established newspaper of which Petong was the editor-in-chief. Eloise was to be paid P1,000 for each column that was published. In the course of two months, Eloise submitted three columns which, after some slight […]

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Mercantile Law

Mercantile Law: Bar Question 1

April 18, 2017

Cecilio is planning to put up a grocery store in the subdivision where he and his family reside. To promote this proposed business venture, he told his wife and three children to send out promotional text messages to all the residents in the subdivision. Cecilio’s family members did as instructed, and succeeded in reaching, through […]

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