Eco-innovation Efforts Continued: MSMEs Efforts in Sustainability

Eco-innovation Efforts Continued: MSMEs Efforts in Sustainability Republic Act No. 9501, or the “Magna Carta for Small Enterprises,” is one of the measures of the Philippine government to foster a robust environment for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) while also ensuring the sustainability of the dwindling natural resources of the country. Such policy is continue reading : Eco-innovation Efforts Continued: MSMEs Efforts in Sustainability

IPOPHL Launches Program Online to Assist More Inventors Seeking to Go Global

IPOPHL Brings WIPO Program Closer to Filipino Inventors Seeking to Go Global July 8, 2020 The World Intellectual Property Organization’s online portal for its Inventor Assistance Program (IAP) can now remotely accommodate Filipino inventors seeking professional help in commercializing their inventions in the international market — a move seen not only as an observance of continue reading : IPOPHL Launches Program Online to Assist More Inventors Seeking to Go Global

IPOPHL Updates Enforcement Rules to Add Teeth to Online Counterfeiting, Piracy Crackdown

IPOPHL Updates Enforcement Rules to Add Teeth to Online Counterfeiting, Piracy Crackdown Continued and revitalized efforts against counterfeiting and piracy, which have continued in different modes in recent years, stood as one of the main objectives in the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines’ (IPOPHL) proposed amendments to its “Rules and Regulations in the Exercise continue reading : IPOPHL Updates Enforcement Rules to Add Teeth to Online Counterfeiting, Piracy Crackdown

Home Brew Becomes Crowd Puller

Home Brew Becomes Crowd Puller Recreation and experimentation are endeavours that are probably creative processes but have the capacity to become entrepreneurial and successful. Such was the case for Stanford Shaw, a local brewery engaged in making non-alcoholic beverages such as ginger ale, sparkling water, and butterbeer. Their interests began when the owners stumbled upon continue reading : Home Brew Becomes Crowd Puller

IPOPHL and PIDS Sign MOU on Strengthening IP Research

IPOPHL and PIDS Sign MOU on Strengthening IP Research The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) has partnered with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) to increase research activities and enable intellectual property (IP) policies to be more effective in driving innovation and creativity in the country. IPOPHL, through its Director General Rowel continue reading : IPOPHL and PIDS Sign MOU on Strengthening IP Research

IPOPHL Urges MSMEs to Optimize IP for Competitive Advantage Amid COVID-19 Crisis

IPOPHL Urges MSMEs to Optimize IP for Competitive Advantage Amid COVID-19 Crisis The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) is calling on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to protect their intellectual property (IP) rights in order to gain or maintain a competitive edge even amid a crisis.  IPOPHL Director General Rowel S. Barba continue reading : IPOPHL Urges MSMEs to Optimize IP for Competitive Advantage Amid COVID-19 Crisis

LOOKING BACK AT SEIZURES SINCE 2008 INCEPTION NCIPR Eyes Enforcement Data Enhancement for Better Policy, Strategy Formulation

LOOKING BACK AT SEIZURES SINCE 2008 INCEPTION NCIPR Eyes Enforcement Data Enhancement for Better Policy, Strategy Formulation The National Committee on Intellectual Property Rights (NCIPR) was formed in 2008  with the purpose of strengthening intellectual property (IP) rights enforcement in the country. Twelve years on, the NCIPR surely did not disappoint with its accomplishment of continue reading : LOOKING BACK AT SEIZURES SINCE 2008 INCEPTION NCIPR Eyes Enforcement Data Enhancement for Better Policy, Strategy Formulation

In Appreciation of Innovation: Benjamin Almeda Sr. “Father of Filipino Inventors”

This Father’s Day, we pay tribute to Benjamin Almeda Sr., known as the “Father of Filipino Inventors.”  Almeda is known in the innovation industry for inventing various food processing machines, including the meat grinder, rice grinder and coconut grater, which remain widely and commonly used today. Coconut graters are used in making traditional Filipino dishes continue reading : In Appreciation of Innovation: Benjamin Almeda Sr. “Father of Filipino Inventors”