IPOPHL to enforce mandatory mediation for IP cases by October
Quicker resolution of IP disputes seen
In a bid to achieve a quicker, more cost-effective, and a more amicable means of resolving IP disputes, the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) has ordered all intellectual property cases (IP cases) to be compulsory mediated by disputing parties.
IPOPHL, UKIPO renews cooperation agreement
Collaborative ties strengthened
The intellectual property authorities of the Philippines and United Kingdom on September 26 reinforced ties for the mutual development of their intellectual property systems, renewing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for further cooperation, possibly extending beyond the area of enforcement, for another three years.