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PH targets P13B counterfeit goods to seize in 2015

Jul 07, 2015 - 8:58 PM

Philippine authorities will try to match 2014’s catch of more than P12B worth of illegal products and continue their information campaign about piracy

FAKE GOODS. The Philippines has seized about P775 million worth of counterfeit goods in the first half of 2015. Photo from Shutterstock / Ian Law

Apple loses against MyPhone in trademark dispute

Jun 03, 2015 - 1:46 AM

US technology giant Apple loses a trademark case against Solid Broadband Corporation the seller of MyPhone smartphones

MAC. Apple's iPhone 6 is displayed as people browse through products at a store in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on November 8, 2014. File photo by Jewel Samad / AFP AFP

PH should push 'unique' products for EU exports

Mar 11, 2015 - 7:57 PM

The country can earn EU€1 2B by following the geographical indication model of selling specialized products unique to its areas

Skin whiteners, slimming pills most faked drugs in PH

May 07, 2014 - 2:35 PM

The Intellectual Property Office says unscrupulous traders are exploiting the aspiration of consumers especially women to have fair skin and slimmer bodies

BOC's haul: P1.6B of counterfeit clothes, footwear, rice

Feb 11, 2014 - 4:54 PM

As a bonus government agents find 1 000 sacks of illegally imported rice stashed between the counterfeit apparel shoes and toiletries

RICE AND FAKE GOODS. Alongside the seizure of P1.6 billion in counterfeit goods, some 2000 sacks of smuggled rice were found during one seizure. AFP FILE PHOTO