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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

PROF. SUSAN D. VILLANUEVA


First Semester 2015-2016
I.

INTRODUCTION (For reference purposes)


Justin Hughes, The Philosophy of Intellectual Property, 77 Geo. L.J. 287 (1988)
Kenneth W. Dam, The Economic Underpinnings of Patent Law, 23 J. of Legal Studies 247
(1994)
Marshall A. Leaffer, Protecting United States Intellectual Property Abroad: Toward a New
Multilateralism, 76 Iowa L. Rev. 273 (1991)
A. Samuel Oddi, The International Patent System and Third World Development, 1987
Duke L. J. 831 (1987)
Michael A. Heller and Rebecca Eisenberg, Can Patents Deter Innovation? The Anticommons in Biomedical Research, 280 Science 698 (1998)

II.

CONSTITUTION
Article XII, Section 6
Article XII, Section 14
Article XIV, Sections 10-18

III.

INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS (For reference)


A. Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works as revised in
Brussels (Brussels Act)
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B.

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property Rights (Paris


Convention).
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C.

The Convention was adopted at Rome on 26 October 1961. The


Philippine instrument of accession was signed by the President on 24 May
1984 and was deposited with the Secretary General of the United Nations
on 25 June 1984. The Convention entered into force for the Philippines on
25 September 1984.

Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization.


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E.

Ratified by the Philippine Senate on 10 May 1965. The Philippine


instrument of ratification was deposited on 11 August 1965. It entered into
force for the Philippines on 27 September 1965.

International Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of


Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations (Rome Convention)
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D.

Ratified by the Senate on 26 June 1948. Instrument of Accession was


signed by the President on 26 June 1950. It entered into force for the
Philippines on 01 August 1951.

The convention entered into force for the Philippines on 14 July 1980;

Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms


for the Purposes of Patent Procedure.
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F.

The treaty entered into force for the Philippines on 21 October 1981

Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property, Including Trade In


Counterfeit Goods of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Articles 1-14,
40-73.
Tanada v. Angara, 272 SCRA 18
One of the Multilateral Agreements annexed to the Agreement Establishing
the World Trade Organization
Adopted on 15 April 1994 at Marrakesh, Morocco
Ratified by the Senate on 14 December 1994
Instrument of Ratification signed by President Ramos on 16 December
1994
See also Doha Declaration on Public Health and the 30 August 2003 Decision
of the WTO General Council

G.

Patent Cooperation Treaty


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H.

The Philippine Senate ratified the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on 05


February 2001.
It entered into force on 17 August 2001. The IPO issued the Philippine
Rules on PCT Applications (22 October 2001), as amended by Office Order
No. 13, Series of 2002, (14 February 2002).

Madrid Protocol

IV.

CIVIL CODE
Article 712
Articles 721-724
Articles 520-522
Differences between copyright, trademarks and patent
Kho v. Court of Appeals, 379 SCRA 410 (2002)

V.

COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS


A.
Legislative History of the Law on Copyright and Related Rights (For reference)
1.
Spanish Law on Intellectual Property of 1879
2.
U.S. Copyright Law
3.
Act 3134 (Copyright Law)
4.
Presidential Decree No. 49 (took effect on 27 December 1972)
5.
Presidential Decree No. 1988 (amended PD 49 by inserting Section 56)
6.
Intellectual Property Code (took effect on 01 January 1998)
7.
Republic Act No. 10372 amending the IP Code (signed into law on 22
March 2013)
B.

Law on Copyright (IPC as amended by RA 10372 which took effect March 22,
2013)
Section 241, Intellectual Property Code ("IPC")
Section 239.3, IPC
Section 236, IPC
1.
Definition of Copyright
2

Section 177, IPC


Rule 2, Copyright Safeguards and Regulations
Rules 11-12, Copyright Safeguards and
Regulations
Sections 171.3 and 171.9, IPC, as amended
2.

Standard for Copyright Protection


Section 172.1, IPC
Section 172.2, IPC
Ching Kian Chuan v. CA, 363 SCRA 142 (2001)

3.

When does Copyright vest?


Santos v. McCullough Printing Co., 12 SCRA 321 (1964)
Filipino Society of Composers v. Benjamin Tan, 148 SCRA 461 (1987)
Sec. 2, PD 49
Article 5(2), Berne Convention for the Protection of Literacy and Artistic
Works
Section 172 and 172.2, IPC
Rule 7, Sections 2-4, Copyright Safeguards and Regulations
Manly Sportwear Manufacturing, Inc. vs. Dadodette Enterprises, 470
SCRA 384 (2005)

4.

Deposit of Copyrightable Materials


Sections 191-192, as amended, IPC
Sections 227-229, IPC
Rule 5, Copyright Safeguards and Regulations
Sections 218 and 219, IPC, as amended

5.

Scope of Copyright
Article 2, Berne Convention for the Protection of Literacy and Artistic Works
Sections 172, 172.2, 173, 173.2, 174, IPC
Section 175, IPC
Section 176, IPC
Joaquin v. Drilon, 302 SCRA 225 (1999)
United Feature Syndicate v. Munsingwear, 179 SCRA 260 (1989)
Feist Publications, Inc. v. Rural Tel. Service Co., 499 U.S. 340
Jessie Ching vs. William Salinas, 462 SCRA 241 (2005)
Pearl & Dean v. Shoemart, Inc., 409 SCRA 231 (2003)

6.

Who owns Copyright?


Sec. 178 (and its subparagraphs), Sec. 179, Sec. 174, IPC
Article 722 and 723, Civil Code
Article 520 of the Civil Code

7.

Duration of Copyright
Articles 7 and 7bis, Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and
Artistic Works
Sec. 213 (and its subparagraphs), Sec. 214, IPC

8.

Limitations on Copyright
Sections 176 (and its subparagraphs), 171.11, 184 as amended, 185 as
amended, 186, 187, 188 as amended, IPC
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Section 230 as amended, IPC


Sec. 189, IPC
Sec. 190, as amended, IPC
Rule 14, Copyright Safeguards and Regulations
Filipino Society of Composers v. Benjamin Tan, 148 SCRA 461 (1987)
Philippine Education Co. v. Sotto, 52 Phil. 580
Sony Corp. v. Universal City Studios, 464 U.S. 417, 104 S. Ct. 774, 78
L. Ed. 2d. 574
Harper & Row v. Nation Enterprises, 471 U.S. 539, 105 S. Ct. 2218, 85
L. Ed. 2d 588.
Ann Bartow, Educational Fair Use in Copyright: Reclaiming the Right to
Photocopy Freely, 60 University of Pittsburg Law Review, 149 (1998)
In The Matter Of The Charges Of Plagiarism, Etc., Against Associate
Justice Mariano C. Del Castillo, A.M. No. 10-7-17-SC. October 12, 2010.
In The Matter Of The Charges Of Plagiarism, Etc., Against Associate
Justice Mariano C. Del Castillo, A.M. No. 10-7-17-SC. February 8, 2011.

B.

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Transfer of Copyright
Sections 180 (and its subparagraphs), as amended, 181, as amended;
182,as amended; 183, as amended, IPC
Section 4.2 in relation to Sections 87 and 88, IPC
Section 92, IPC
Section 237, IPC

10.

Infringement
a.
Definition
b.
Remedies
Sections 6, 7 and 9a of the IP Code as amended
Sections 221-224, IPC
Sec. 3, IPC
Sec. 10.2, IPC
Sections.216-218 as amended, 219-220, 220A as amended, IPC
Sections 225, 226 a amended, IPC
Sec. 231, IPC
Rule on Search and Seizure in Civil Actions for Infringement of
Intellectual Property Rights (A.M. No. 02-1-06-SC)
Rules of Procedure for Intellectual Property Rights Cases (A.M.
No. 10-3-10-SC) issued on 3 October 2011
20th Century Fox v. CA, 164 SCRA 655 (1988)
Columbia Pictures, Inc. v. Court of Appeals, 237 SCRA 367 (1994)
Columbia Pictures v. Court of Appeals, 261 SCRA 144 (1996)
People v. Ramos, 83 SCRA 1 (1978)
Serrano Laktaw v. Paglinawan, 44 Phil. 855
Habana v. Robles, 310 SCRA 511 (1999)
Joaquin v. Drilon, 302 SCRA 225 (1999)
Pearl & Dean v. Shoemart, 409 SCRA 231 (2003)

Related Rights
1.
Moral Rights
Article 6bis, Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic
Works
Sections 193-197, 198 as amended, 199, IPC
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2.

Right to Proceeds in Subsequent Transfers (Droit De Suite or Follow Up


Rights)
Sections 200-201, IPC

Neighboring Rights
Sec. 202, IPC
Sec. 212, IPC
a.
Rights of Performers
Sections 203-204, as amended, 205- 207, IPC
Sec. 215, IPC
b.

Rights of Producers of Sound Recording


Section 171, IP Code as amended
Sections 208 as amended, 209-210, IPC
Sec. 215, IPC

c.

Rights of Broadcasting Organizations


Section 171.3, IPC as amended
Section 211, IPC
Sec. 215.2, IPC
ABS-CBN Broadcasting vs. Philippine Multi-Media System, G.R.
Nos. 175769-70, January 19, 2009.

C.

P.D. No. 285


Sec. 239, IPC
D.
Republic Act No. 9239 (Optical Media Act) and the Optical Media Board Rules of
Procedure
E.
RA 10088 or The Anti-Camcording Act of 2010
VI.

LAW ON TRADEMARKS, TRADENAMES AND SERVICE MARKS


A.

Legislative History
Republic Act No. 166
Sec. 239.2, IPC
Sec. 235.2, IPC
Sec. 236, IPC
Sec. 241, IPC
Sec. 239, IPC

B.

Definition of trademarks
Section 121.1, IPC
Distilleria Washington v. CA, 263 SCRA 303

C.

Functions of trademarks
Ang v. Teodoro, 74 Phil 50
Etepha v. Director of Patents, 16 SCRA 495
Mirpuri v. Court of Appeals, 318 SCRA 516 (1999)

D.

How Are Marks Acquired?


Section 122, IPC
Contrast this with Sec. 2-A of Republic Act No. 166 and cases decided under RA
166:
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E.

Unno Commercial Enterprises v. General Milling Corp., 120 SCRA 904


Kabushi Kaisha Isetan v. IAC, 203 SCRA 583
Philip Morris v. CA, 224 SCRA 576
Philip Morris v. Fortune Tobacco, GR No. 158589, 27 June 2006
Shangrila v. DCCI, GR No. 159938, 31 March 2006
Berries Agricultural Co., Inc. vs. Norvy Abyadang, G.R. No. 183404,13
October 2010|
E.Y. Industrial Sales, Inc. and Engracio Yap v. Shen Dar Electricity and
Machinery Co., Ltd., G.R. No. 184850, 20 October 2010
Ecole De Cuisine Manjlle (Cordon Bleu of the Philippines), Inc. v.
Renaud Cointreau & Cie and Le Cordon Bleu Int'l., B.V., G.R. No.
185830, 05 June 2013
Standard for Registrability

F.

What Marks May Be Registered?


Sec. 123 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Etepha v. Director of Patents, 16 SCRA 495
Ang v. Teodoro, 74 Phil 50
Arce Sons v. Selecta Biscuits, 1 SCRA 253
Asia Brewery v. CA, 224 SCRA 437 (1993)
Emerald Garment Manufacturing v. CA, 251 SCRA 600
Fredco Manufacturing Corporation V. President And Fellows Of Harvard
College (Harvard University), G.R. No. 185917, June 1, 2011

G.

Application for Registration


1.
Application
Sec. 3, IPC
Sections 124 (and its sub-paragraphs), 125, 126, 128, 130 (and its subparagraphs), IPC
Sec. 124.2, IPC
Sec. 131 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
(Claim of Priority Date)
Sec. 239.2, IPC
2.

Assignment of Application Number and Filing Date


Sec. 127, IPC
Sec. 132 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC

3.

Examination
Sec. 133 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Sec. 126, IPC
Sec. 129, IPC

4.

Publication
Sec. 133.2, IPC

5.

Opposition
Sections 134 and 135, IPC
Bata Industries v. CA, 114 SCRA 318
Mirpuri v. Court of Appeals, 318 SCRA 516 (1999)

6.

Issuance and Publication of Certificate


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Sections 136 and 137, IPC


Sec. 138, IPC
Sec. 139, IPC
Sec. 144 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Sec. 4.2, IPC

H.
I.

7.

Duration of Certificate
Sec. 145, IPC

8.

Voluntary Cancellation of Certificate


Sec. 140, IPC

9.

Correction of Mistakes
Sections 142 and 143, IPC

10.

Renewal
Sec. 146 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC

Madrid Protocol
Rights Conferred
Sec. 147 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC as amended by RA No. 9502
(Universally Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008)
Sec. 148, IPC
Section 4.2 in relation to Sections 87 and 88, 92, IPC
Sec. 149 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Sec. 150 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Sec. 231, IPC
Is there infringement even if the goods are non-competing?
Ang Tibay v. Teodoro, 74 Phil 50
Chua Che v. Philippine Patent Office, 13 SCRA 67 (1965).
Sta. Ana v. Maliwat, 24 SCRA 108
Philippine Refining Company v. Ng Sam, 115 SCRA 472
Esso Standard Eastern, Inc. v. CA, 116 SCRA 336
Hickok Manufacturing Co. v. CA, 116 SCRA 387
Faberge v. IAC, 215 SCRA 316
Canon Kabushiki v. CA, 336 SCRA 266 (2000)
Pearl & Dean v. Shoemart, 409 SCRA 231 (2003)
246 Corporation v. Daway, 416 SCRA 315 (2003)
Societe Des Produits Nestle v. CA, 356 SCRA 207 (2001)
Levi Strauss v. Clinton Apparelle, GR No. 138900, 20 September 2005
Section 20, RA 166 as compared to Sec. 138, IPC
Issue of Parallel Importation:
Yu v. CA, 217 SCRA 328

J.

Remedies
Sec. 3, IPC
Sec. 160, IPC
Sec. 231, IPC
Leviton Industries v. Salvador, 114 SCRA 420
Puma v. IAC, 158 SCRA 233
La Chemise Lacoste v. Fernandez, 129 SCRA 373
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Rules of Procedure for Intellectual Property Rights Cases (A.M. No. 103-10-SC)
1.

Administrative
a)
Cancellation Proceedings
Sec. 151 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Sec. 152 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Sections 153 and 154, IPC
Sec. 230, IPC
Sec. 232.2, IPC
Romero v. Maiden Form, 10 SCRA 556
Philippine Nut Industry v. Standard Brands Inc., 65 SCRA 575
Anchor Trading Co. v. Director of Patents, 99 Phil.1040
Shangrila v. CA, 359 SCRA 273 (1999)
Superior Commercial Enterprises vs. Kunnan Enterprises Ltd., G.R.
No. 169974, April 20, 2010.
b)
Intellectual Property Rights Violations
Sec. 10(2) (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Sec. 232, IPC
Sec. 232.2, IPC
IN-N-Out Burger v. Sehwani, G.R. No. 179127. December 24, 2008.
c)

2.

Prohibition of Importation
Sec. 166, IPC

Civil
a)
Infringement
Sec. 155 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Sec. 156 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Sec. 157 (and its sub-paragraphs). IPC
Sec. 158, IPC
Sec. 159 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC, as amended by RA No. 9502
(Universally Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008)
Sec. 161, IPC
Sec. 163, IPC
Sec. 164, IPC
Sec. 232, IPC

Rule on Search and Seizure in Civil Actions for Infringement of


Intellectual Property Rights (A.M. No. 02-1-06-SC)
Rules of Procedure for Intellectual Property Rights Cases (A.M.
No. 10-3-10-SC) issued on 3 October 2011
Etepha v. Director of Patents, 16 SCRA 495 (1966)
Esso Standard Eastern v. CA, 116 SCRA 338
Fruit of the Loom v. CA, 133 SCRA 405 (1984)
Del Monte Corporation v. CA, 181 SCRA 410
Asia Brewery v. CA, 224 SCRA 437
Conrad v. CA, 246 SCRA 691
Emerald Garment Manufacturing v. CA, 251 SCRA 600
Amigo v. Cluett Peabody, 354 SCRA 434 (2001)
Societe Des Produits Nestle v. CA, 356 SCRA 207 (2001)
Mighty Corporation v. E. & J. Gallo Winery, GR No. 154342, 14 July
2004
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McDonald's Corp v. L.C. Big Mak, GR 143993 dated 18 August 2004


McDonald's Corp. v. Macjoy Fastfood Corp., GR No. 166115,
2 February 2007
Skechers v. Inter Pacific Industrial Trading, G.R. No. 164321, March 28,
2011
Cases on bottles and containers:
Cagayan Valley Enterprises v. CA, 179 SCRA 218
Distilleria Washington v. CA, 263 SCRA 303
Distilleria Washington v. La Tondena, 280 SCRA 116
Twin Ace Holdings v. CA, 280 SCRA 884
b)
Unfair Competition
Sec. 168 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC
Sec. 232, IPC
Difference between Infringement and Unfair Competition:
Del Monte Corporation v. CA, 181 SCRA 410
Pro Line Sports Center v. CA, 281 SCRA 162
Universal Rubber Products v. CA, 130 SCRA 104
Converse Rubber Corp. v. Jacinto Rubber and Plastic Co., 97 SCRA
158
Asia Brewery v. CA, 224 SCRA 437 (1993)
Solid Triangle v. Sheriff, 370 SCRA 491 (2001)
Sony Computer v. Supergreen, Inc., GR No. 161823, 22 March 2007
Sehwani, Inc. and Benitas Frites, Inc. vs. IN-N-OUT Burger, Inc., 536
SCRA 255 (2007)
Coca Cola v. Gomez, G.R. No. 154491, November 14, 2008
Superior Commercial Enterprises vs. Kunnan Enterprises Ltd., G.R.
No. 169974. April 20, 2010.
c)
Sec.
Sec.
Sec.
Sec.

Action for False or Fraudulent Declaration


162, IPC
163, IPC
164, IPC
232, IPC

d)
Action for False Designation of Origin
Sec. 169 (and its sub-paragraphs), IP Code
Sec. 232, IPC
Chester Uyco, et. al. vs. Vicente Lo, G.R. No. 202423, 28 January 2013
3.

Criminal
Sec. 170, IPC
Rule 10, Sec. 2, Rules of Procedure for Intellectual Property Rights

Cases (A.M. No. 10-3-10-SC) courts that can issue search warrants
Sy v. Court of Appeals, 113 SCRA 334
Samson v. Judge Daway, GR Nos. 160054-55, July 21, 2004
William C. Yao, Sr. vs. The People Of The Philippines, G.R. No. 168306.
June 19, 2007.
K.

TRADENAMES
1.
Definition
Sec. 121.3, IPC
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Converse Rubber Corporation v. Universal Rubber Products, 117


SCRA 154

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VII.

2.

What May Not Be Used As A Tradename?


Sec. 165.1, IPC

3.

Rights of the Tradename Owner


Secs. 165.2, IPC
Sec. 165.3, IPC
Sec. 165.4, IPC
Philips Export v. CA, 206 SCRA 457
Armco Steel Corporation v. SEC, 156 SCRA 822
Western Equipments & Supply Co. v. Reyes, 51 Phil 115
Coffee Partners, Inc. vs. San Francisco Coffee & Roastery, Inc., G.R.
No. 169504, 03 March 2010
Fredco Manufacturing Corporation V. President And Fellows Of
Harvard College (Harvard University), G.R. No. 185917, June 1, 2011

COLLECTIVE MARKS
1.
Definition
Sec. 121.2, IPC
2.
Section 167 (and its sub-paragraphs), IPC

LAW ON PATENTS
A.

Legislative History
1.
Republic Act No. 165
2.
Republic Act No. 8293 ("IPC")
Sec. 239.1, IPC
Sec. 235.1, IPC
Sec. 236, IPC
3.
RA No. 9502 (Universally Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of
2008) (Amended IPC)

B.

Definition

C.

Purpose
Manzano v. CA, 278 SCRA 688
Pearl & Dean v. Shoemart, 409 SCRA 231 (2003)

D.

What are patentable?


1.

Inventions
Section 21, IPC
Standards:
a.
Novelty
Sections 23-25, IPC
Maguan v. CA, 146 SCRA 107
Vargas v. F.M. Yaptico & Co., 40 Phil 195
Vargas v. Chua, 57 Phil 206
Frank v. Kosuyama, 59 Phil. 206

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b.

c.

Inventiveness
Section 26, IPC, as amended by RA No. 9502 (Universally
Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008)
Aguas v. de Leon, 111 SCRA 238
Manzano v. CA, 278 SCRA 688
Industrial Application
Section 27, IPC

2.

Utility Model
Sections 109.1, IPC

3.

Industrial Designs
Sections 112, 113, 119.1, IPC

4.

Lay-Out Designs (Topographies of Integrated Circuits


RA 9150 amending RA 8293
Layout Designs (Topographies) of Integrated Circuits Regulations

E.

What are not patentable?


Section 22, IPC, as amended by RA No. 9502 (Universally Accessible Cheaper
and Quality Medicines Act of 2008)
Secs. 8-9, RA 165
Sec. 74, RA 165
Article 27, Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS)
Diamond v. Chakrabarty, 447 U.S. 303, 100 S. Ct. 2204
Plant Variety Protection Act, Republic Act No. 9168
Sections 32 and 34 of the IPRA Law (RA 8371)

F.

Ownership of Patent
Section 28, IPC
Section 29, IPC
Section 30, IPC
Sections 67-70, IPC
Section 236, IPC

G.

Regular Application for Patent


1. Who may apply?
Sections 28-30, IPC
Section 68, IPC
Section 3, IPC
Section 231, IPC
Section 235, IPC
2.

Application
Sections 32-37, IPC
Section 38, IPC
Section 39, IPC
Section 8, IPC
Sections 108, 109.2, IPC (Utility Models)
Section 114-115, IPC (Industrial Design)

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3.

Priority Date
Section 31, IPC
Boothe v. Director of Patents, 95 SCRA 446
4.

Filing Date
Sections 40-41, IPC
Section 116, IPC (Industrial Design)

5.

Formality Examination
Section 42, IPC

6.

Classification and Search


Section 43, IPC

7.

Confidentiality Before Publication


Section 45, IPC

8.

Publication of Patent Application


Section 44, IPC

9.

Rights Conferred by a Patent Application


After Publication
Section 46, IPC

10. Observation by Third Parties


Section 47, IPC
11. Request for Substantive Examination
Section 48, IPC
Schuartz v. CA, 335 SCRA 493 (2000)
12. Amendment
Section 49, IPC
13. Conversion
Sections 110 and 111, IPC
H.
Philippine Rules on PCT Applications (Pursuant to Patent Cooperation Treaty
ratified by the Senate on 5 February 2001; PCT took effect for th pHilippines on 17 August
2001)
I.

Issuance or Refusal of Patents


Section 50, IPC
Section 51, IPC
Section 53, IPC
Sections 117 and 119, IPC (Industrial Design)
Pearl & Dean v. Shoemart, 409 SCRA 231 (2003)

J.

Publication Upon Grant of Patents


Section 52, IPC

K.

Term of Patent
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Section 54, IPC (Invention Patent)


Section 109.3, IPC (Utility Model)
Section 118, IPC (Industrial Design)
L.

Annual Fees
Section 55, IPC

M.

Surrender, Correction and Amendment


Section 56, IPC
Sections 57-60, IPC

N.

Cancellation
1.
Grounds
Section 61, IPC
Section 82, IPC
Section 109.4, IPC (Utility Model)
Section 120, IPC (Industrial Design)
2.

O.

Proceedings
Sections 62-66, IPC
Section 230, IPC

Rights of Patentee
1.
Section 71, IPC
Parke Davis & Co. v. Doctor's Pharmaceuticals, 124 SCRA 115
Limitations on The Rights Of A Patentee:
Sec. 72, IPC as amended by RA No. 9502 (Universally Accessible
Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008)
Secs. 73-74, IPC
Sec. 231, IPC
The Issue of Parallel Importation:
Section 71, IPC
Article 6 of the TRIPS Agreement: The Doctrine of Exhaustion
2.

Action for infringement (Literal and Equivalent)


Vargas v. F.M. Yaptico, supra
Frank v. Benito, 51 Phil. 712
Frank v. Kosuyama, 59 Phil. 206
G. Sell v. Yap Jue, 12 Phil. 519
Maguan v. CA, 146 SCRA 107
Godines v. CA, 226 SCRA 338
Del Rosario v. CA, 255 SCRA 152
Smith Kline v. CA, 409 SCRA 33 (2003)
Phil Pharmawealth, Inc. vs. Pfizer, Inc. and Pfizer (Phil.), Inc., G.R. No.
167715, 17 November 2010

Rules of Procedure for Intellectual Property Rights Cases (A.M.


No. 10-3-10-SC)
a.

Civil Action for Infringement


Section 76, IPC, as amended by RA No. 9502 (Universally
Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008)
Section 75, IPC

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Rules of Procedure for Intellectual Property Rights Cases (A.M.


No. 10-3-10-SC) issued on 3 October 2011

3.

b.

Criminal Action for Repetition of Infringement


Section 84, IPC

c.

Administrative
Section 10.2, IPC

d.

Who can file?


Section 77, IPC
Creser Precision System, Inc. v. CA, 286 SCRA 13

e.

Presumptions
Section 78, IPC

f.

Damages
Secs. 79-80, IPC

g.

Defenses in Action for Infringement


Section 81, IPC

h.

Patent Found Invalid May be Cancelled


Section 82, IPC

i.

Assessors
Section 83, IPC

Licensing
a.
Voluntary
Sections 85-92, IPC
b.

4.

Compulsory
Sections 93-95, IPC, as amended by RA No. 9502 (Universally
Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008)
Sections96 -102, IPC
Price v. United Laboratories, 166 SCRA 133 (1988)
Smith Kline v. CA, 276 SCRA 224 (1997)
Smith Kline v. CA, 368 SCRA 9

Right to Transfer and Assign


Section 4.2, IPC
Sections 103-107, IPC
Sections 85-92, IPC
Albana v. Director of Patents, 93 Phil. 113

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