NCIPR, IPOPHL seize P 23.6 B counterfeit goods in 2018
Record high in NCIPR’s decade-long history
Published on January 31, 2019
The National Committee on Intellectual Property Rights (NCIPR), with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines as vice-chair, has seized P 23.6 billion worth of pirated and counterfeit goods in 2018, an increase of 188% over 2017, and netting NCIPR’s largest haul since its creation in 2008.
Public Domain Day 2019: Works you can freely use without permission
Published on January 28, 2019
January doesn’t just signal a fresh start or a new beginning. For those in the creative field, it’s also celebration of creative freedom because this is the time when copyright protection lapses for certain published works and enter public domain.