Monthly Archives: February 2013

THE ENFORCEMENT PROVISIONS OF THE IP CODE AMENDMENTS DO NOT HAVE SAFEGUARDS IN CASES OF ABUSE

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS 20 February 2013 Elpidio V. Peria A lot of Filipinos who have recently noticed this on-going debate in the IP Code amendments tell me they have difficulty digesting the concepts of intellectual property and all these provisions … Continue reading

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PHILIPPINE COPYRIGHT LAW AMENDMENTS DISADVANTAGEOUS TO ORDINARY USERS, STUDENTS and RESEARCHERS

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V. Peria 16 February 2013 Blogger Raissa Robles has recently written on the erasure by our Philippine Congress of the right of Filipinos from abroad including ordinary OFWs to bring home with them foreign music or … Continue reading

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CLIMATE DATA, CLIMATE CHANGE and COPYRIGHT – What’s the Connection?

CURRENT SOCIETAL CONCERNS Elpidio V.Peria 3 February 2013 Access to climate data is important. Last 3 December 2012, ALERTNET reported[1] that in Colombia, climate researchers complain of lack of access to data because it is expensive. Its main climate data … Continue reading

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