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Suing for Unfair Competition in the Philippines

This article discusses about the crime of unfair competition in the Philippines, the elements of the crime, the penalty for its commission, and the acts that must be proven to be convicted of the offense. It also discusses relevant Supreme Court cases on unfair competition in the Philippines.

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RA 10883: The New Anti-Carnapping Law of the Philippines

This article discusses Republic Act No. 10883, or otherwise known as the New Anti-Carnapping Act of 2016 (RA 10883), a law which punishes carnapping in the Philippines, its penalties and the elements of the crime.

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Computer-related Identity Theft is a Serious Cyber Crime

This article discusses the cyber crime called Computer-related Identity Theft in the Philippines, its legal basis and the penalties for the cyber crime.

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Libel in the Cyberspace

Protecting Cyberspace from Cybercrimes In this modern age, with the emergence of mobile internet and wireless broadband subscriptions, almost all our conversations take place in the cyberspace. As of 2020, there are 1.69 billion Facebook users in the world and 330 million monthly active users and 145 million daily active users on Twitter. [1] We often […]

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Liability for Posting in Social Media

In response to developments in technology and the ever-growing use of multiple forms of social media in the Philippines, Congress enacted Republic Act No. 10175, also known as the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012. R.A. 10175 deals with many crimes, including Cyberlibel. Sec. 4(c)(4) of R.A. 10175 states: “(4) Libel. – The unlawful or prohibited […]

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How to file a Trademark Infringement Case with the Philippine Intellectual Property Office

Blood, sweat and tears. All these you invested so your brand can establish its niche in the market.  After years of hard work, your brand is now popular. You now have a regular clientele who patronize your products bearing your trademark.  Then one day, you realize that your sales declined. You wonder why. Upon investigation, […]

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Philippine Holidays for 2018

The Philippine holidays (both regular and special non-working days) for 2018 pursuant to Proclamation No. 269 are as follows:   01 January 2018, Monday – New Year’s Day (regular holiday)   16 February 2018, Friday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)   25 February 2018, Sunday – EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary (Special non-working […]

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FAQs on Search Warrants

When a policeman knocks on your door and wants to search your house, will you let him in? If you are standing in a street, can a policeman just search through your belongings? The answer is no, unless he is armed with a search warrant.   No less than Art. III, Section 2 of the […]

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How To Terminate An Employee Based on Just Causes

An employee may only be terminated for just causes or for authorized causes under the Labor Code. The following are considered as just causes: 1. Serious misconduct or willful disobedience by the employee of the lawful orders of his employer or representative in connection with his work; 2. Gross and habitual neglect by the employee […]

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