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COURSE OUTLINE

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I WHAT IS IP

Session 1

A. IP in General

Article 712, Articles 721-724, New Civil Code (Approved June 18,
1949)
Understanding Copyright and Related Rights (WIPO) http://
www.wipo.int/freepublications/en/intproperty/909/wipo_pub_909.pdf
Understanding Industrial Property (WIPO) http://www.wipo.int/
freepublications/en/intproperty/895/wipo_pub_895.pdf
Section 4, IP Code
ELIDAD C. KHO, doing business under the name and style of KEC
COSMETICS LABORATORY, petitioner, vs. HON. COURT OF APPEALS,
SUMMERVILLE GENERAL MERCHANDISING and COMPANY, and ANG
TIAM CRAY, [G.R. No. 115758. March 19, 2002.]
JESSIE G. CHING, petitioner, vs. WILLIAM M. SALINAS, SR., ET AL,
respondents. [G.R. No. 161295. June 29, 2005]
Section 14, Article XII, Sections 10, 13, 15 and 16, Article XIV,
Philippine Constitution
Section 2, IP Code
REPUBLIC ACT No. 10055 AN ACT PROVIDING THE FRAMEWORK AND
SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR THE OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, USE, AND
COMMERCIALIZATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GENERATED FROM
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FUNDED BY GOVERNMENT AND FOR
OTHER PURPOSES
Rodriguez N F, TODAYS CHALLENGE: PROTECTING COPYRIGHT IN THE
INTERNET, 57 Ateneo L J 1117 (2013)

B. Copyright: WHAT WORKS ARE PROTECTED; WHAT WORKS ARE NOT

Section 172-176, IP Code
FRANCISCO G. JOAQUIN, JR., and BJ PRODUCTIONS, INC. vs.
HONORABLE FRANKLIN DRILON, GABRIEL ZOSA, WILLIAM ESPOSO,
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FELIPE MEDINA, JR., and CASEY FRANCISCO, [G.R. No. 108946. January
28, 1999.]
FILIPINO SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS, AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS, INC.,
vs. BENJAMIN TAN [G.R. No. L-36402. March 16, 1987.]



Session 2

A. Copyright: Economic Rights and Moral Rights

Berne Convention (http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/berne )
WIPO Copyright Treaty (http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/wct/
index.html )
Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Agreement
(TRIPS) (http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/trips_e/trips_e.htm )
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Rep Act No. 10372 (February 28, 2013)
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Section 177, IP Code
Sections 200-201, IP Code
Sections 193-199, IP Code

B. Related or Neighboring Rights

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Rep Act No. 10372 (February 28, 2013)
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Sections 202-212, IP Code
Rome Convention (http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/rome )
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (http://www.wipo.int/
treaties/en/ip/wppt/index.html )

C. Ownership and Transfer of Copyright

Section 178-179, IP Code
Sections 180-183, IP Code
RA 9239

Session 3

A. Limitations on Copyright: Periods of Protection
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Sections 213-215, IP Code

B. Limitations on Copyright: Free and Fair Use

Sections 184-190, IP Code

Session 4

Infringement

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Sections 216-220, IP Code
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Rep Act No. 10372 (February 28, 2013)
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A.M. No. 10-3-10-SC. RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY RIGHTS CASES
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PEARL & DEAN (PHIL.), INCORPORATED, petitioner, vs. SHOEMART,
INCORPORATED, and NORTH EDSA MARKETING, INCORPORATED, [G.R.
No. 148222. August 15, 2003.]
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PACITA I. HABANA, ALICIA L. CINCO and JOVITA N. FERNANDO vs.
FELICIDAD C. ROBLES and GOODWILL TRADING CO., INC., [G.R. No.
131522. July 19, 1999.]
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20TH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATION, petitioner, vs. COURT OF
APPEALS, EDUARDO M. BARRETO, RAUL SAGULLO and FORTUNE
LEDESMA, [G.R. Nos. L-76649-51. August 19, 1988.]
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COLUMBIA PICTURES, INC. vs. COURT OF APPEALS, SUNSHINE HOME
VIDEO, INC. and DANILO A. PELINDARIO, [G.R. No. 110318. August
28, 1996.]
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SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (PHILS.), INC. and IFPI (SOUTHEAST
ASIA), LTD., vs. HON. JUDGE DOLORES L. ESPANOL, AND SOLID
LAGUNA CORPORATION [G.R. No. 156804, March 14, 2005]
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REPUBLIC ACT No. 9239
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REPUBLIC ACT No. 10088) AN ACT TO PROHIBIT AND PENALIZE THE
UNAUTHORIZED USE, POSSESSION AND/OR CONTROL OF AUDIOVISUAL
RECORDING DEVICES FOR THE UNAUTHORIZED RECORDING OF
CINEMATOGRAPHIC FILMS AND OTHER AUDIOVISUAL WORKS AND/
OR THEIR SOUNDTRACKS IN AN EXHIBITION FACILITY, PROVIDING
PENALTIES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES (MAY 13, 2010)

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Session 5

A. Scope of Application and Institution of Actions

Sections 221-224, IP Code
Sections 225-226, IP Code

B. The Digital Environment: WIPO Treaties

Rep Act No. 10372 (February 28, 2013)
Rodriguez N F, TODAYS CHALLENGE: PROTECTING COPYRIGHT IN THE
INTERNET, 57 Ateneo L J 1117 (2013)
SONY CORP. OF AMER. v. UNIVERSAL CITY STUDIOS, INC., 464 U.S. 417
(1984) (http://caselaw.lp.ndlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?
court=us&vol=464&invol=417 )
Electronic Frontier Foundation: The Betamax Case (http://w2.ef.org/
legal/cases/betamax/ )
METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER STUDIOS INC. ET AL. v. GROKSTER, LTD., ET
AL. CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE
NINTH CIRCUIT, No. 04.480. Argued March 29, 2005.Decided June 27,
2005 (http://www.copyright.gov/docs/mgm/opinion.pdf )
Electronic Frontier Foundation: MGM versus Grokster (http://
w2.ef.org/IP/P2P/MGM_v_Grokster/ )
Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Agreement
(TRIPS) (http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/trips_e/trips_e.htm )
Berne Convention (http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/berne )
Rome Convention (http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/rome )
WIPO Copyright Treaty (http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/wct/
index.html )
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (http://www.wipo.int/
treaties/en/ip/wppt/index.html )
Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1988 (http://www.copyright.gov/
legislation/dmca.pdf )




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II TRADEMARKS

Session 6

A. What are Trademarks?

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Sections 121-122, IP Code
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Understanding Industrial Property (WIPO)
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ELIDAD C. KHO, doing business under the name and style of KEC
COSMETICS LABORATORY, petitioner, vs. HON. COURT OF APPEALS,
SUMMERVILLE GENERAL MERCHANDISING and COMPANY, and ANG TIAM
CRAY, [G.R. No. 115758. March 19, 2002.]
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PRIBHDAS J. MIRPURI vs. COURT OF APPEALS, DIRECTOR OF PATENTS and
the BARBIZON CORPORATION [G.R. No. 114508. November 19, 1999.]
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Paris Convention (http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/paris )

B. Registrability

Section 123, IP Code
Strength of Trademarks (http://www.bitlaw.com/trademark/
degrees.html)
Abercrombie and Fitch v Hunting World (http://bulk.resource.org/
courts.gov/c/F2/537/537.F2d.4.21.74-2540.html )
ANA L. ANG, petitioner, vs. TORIBIO TEODORO, respondent. [G.R. No.
48226. December 14, 1942.]
MASSO HERMANOS, S. A., petitioner, vs. DIRECTOR OF PATENTS,
respondent. [G.R. No. L-3952. December 29, 1953.]
THE EAST PACIFIC MERCHANDISING CORPORATION, petitioner, vs.
THE DIRECTOR OF PATENTS and LUIS P. PELLICER, respondents. G.R.
No. L-14377. December 29, 1960.]
PHILIPPINE REFINING CO., INC., petitioner, vs. NG SAM and THE
DIRECTOR OF PATENTS, respondents. [G.R. No. L-26676. July 30,
1982.]
CONVERSE RUBBER CORPORATION, petitioner, vs. UNIVERSAL RUBBER
PRODUCTS, INC. and TIBURCIO S. EVALLE, DIRECTOR OF PATENTS,
[G.R. No. L-27906. January 8, 1987.]
EMERALD GARMENT MANUFACTURING CORPORATION, petitioner, vs.
HON. COURT OF APPEALS, BUREAU OF PATENTS, TRADEMARKS AND
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TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER and H.D. LEE COMPANY, INC., respondents.
[G.R. No. 100098. December 29, 1995.]
SOCIETE DES PRODUITS NESTLE, S.A. and NESTLE PHILIPPINES, INC.,
petitioners, vs. COURT OF APPEALS and CFC CORPORATION,
respondents. [G.R. No. 112012. April 4, 2001.]
ARCE SONS AND COMPANY, petitioner, vs. SELECTA BISCUIT
COMPANY, INC, ET AL., respondents. [G.R. No. L-14761. January 28,
1961.]; [G.R. No. 17981. January 28, 1961.]
ANDRES ROMERO, petitioner, vs. MAIDEN FORM BRASSIERE CO., INC.
and THE DIRECTOR OF PATENTS, respondents. [G.R. No. L-18289.
March 31, 1964.]
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, petitioner, vs. COURT OF APPEALS and NSR
RUBBER CORPORATION, respondents. [G.R. No. 120900. July 20,
2000.]

Session 7

A. Trademark Rights Conferred

Section 145-150, IP Code

B. Registration Procedure; Application; Nice Classication; Declaration of Actual
Use; Disclaimers; Priority Right Examination and Publication; Opposition;
Registration; Cancellation

Section 124-144

Post-Registration Procedure

Sections 151-154, IP Code


Session 8

A. Infringement, Unfair Competition, etc.

Sections 155-170, IP Code
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A.M. No. 10-3-10-SC. RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY RIGHTS CASES
LA CHEMISE LACOSTE, S. A., petitioner, vs. HON. OSCAR C.
FERNANDEZ, Presiding Judge of Branch XLIX, Regional Trial Court,
National Capital Judicial Region, Manila and GOBINDRAM HEMANDAS,
respondents. [G.R. Nos. 63796-97. May 21, 1984.]
DEL MONTE CORPORATION and PHILIPPINE PACKING CORPORATION,
petitioners, vs. COURT OF APPEALS and SUNSHINE SAUCE
MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES, respondents. [G.R. No. 78325. January
25, 1990.
ASIA BREWERY, INC. petitioner, vs. THE HON. COURT OF APPEALS and
SAN MIGUEL CORPORATION, respondents. [G.R. No. 103543. July 5,
1993.]
MCDONALDS CORPORATION v. L.C. BIG MAK BURGER, INC., [G.R. No.
143993, August 18, 2004]
COCA-COLA BOTTLERS, PHILS., INC. (CCBPI), Naga Plant, petitioner, vs.
QUINTIN J. GOMEZ, a.k.a. "KIT" GOMEZ and DANILO E. GALICIA, a.k.a.
"DANNY GALICIA", respondents. [G.R. No. 154491. November 14,
2008.]

B. Domain Names

http://www.wipo.int/amc/en/center/faq/domains.html


PATENTS

Session 9

A. What are Patents?

Section 21, 71, IP Code;
Rep Act No. 9168;
Rep Act No. 9150

B. Understanding Industrial Property (WIPO)

Session 10
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A. Patentability

Section 23, 24, 25 26, 27, 28;

B. Rights Conferred

Section 28, 29, 30, 71, IP Code

C. Registration Procedure

Sections 32-54, IP Code

D. Cancellation

Section 61-65

Session 11

A. Infringement of Patent; Rights and Remedies

Sections 67-84
A.M. No. 10-3-10-SC. RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY RIGHTS CASES
SMITH KLINE BECKMAN CORPORATION, petitioner, vs. THE
HONORABLE COURT OF APPEALS and TRYCO PHARMA CORPORATION,
respondents.
LOTHAR SCHUARTZ, et al., petitioners, vs. THE HONORABLE COURT OF
APPEALS (SPECIAL FIFTH DIVISION) and THE BUREAU OF PATENTS,
TRADEMARKS AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, respondents.
KENNETH ROY SAVAGE/K ANGELIN EXPORT TRADING, owned and
managed by GEMMA DEMORAL-SAVAGE, petitioners, vs. JUDGE
APRONIANO B. TAYPIN, Presiding Judge, RTC-BR. 12, Cebu City, CEBU
PROVINCIAL PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE, NATIONAL BUREAU OF
INVESTIGATION, Region VII, Cebu City, JUANITA NG MENDOZA,
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MENDCO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, ALFREDO SABJON and DANTE
SOSMENA, respondents.
CRESER PRECISION SYSTEMS, INC., petitioner, vs. COURT OF APPEALS
AND FLORO INTERNATIONAL CORP., respondents.
ANGELITA MANZANO, petitioner, vs. COURT OF APPEALS, and MELECIA
MADOLARIA, as Assignor to NEW UNITED FOUNDRY MANUFACTURING
CORPORATION, respondents.

Session 12

A. Industrial Designs and Utility Models

Sections 112-120, IP Code
Sections 108-111, IP Code

B. Trade Secrets

What is a Trade Secret? (http://www.wipo.int/sme/en/ip_business/
trade_secrets/trade_secrets.htm )

C. ASSIGNMENT AND TRANSMISSION OF RIGHTS

Sections 103-107, IP Code