SVBB holds in-house seminar workshop on Copyright

As part of its program for continuing legal education to its lawyers and paralegals, Sapalo Velez Bundang & Bulilan (SVBB) held a one-day in-house seminar and workshop on the subject of Copyright last June 4, 2016 at Makati Sports Club.  The event was aimed at keeping the lawyers and paralegals of the Firm updated on

Paralegal Lectures on Seafarers’ Rights

Discussion on  legal matters on seafarers’ rights through the combined forces of Sapalo Velez Bundang Bulilan (SVBB) law offices, Luneta Seafarers Welfare Foundation (LUSWELF) and Bantay OCW Radio Inquirer . Regular weekly paralegal lecture at LUSWELF and Usapang Marino on Radyo Inquirer every Wednesday. 10:30 a.m. to 12:00noon DZIQ 990AM. http// Paralegal Lecture of Seafarers’

2016 Ateneo – SVBB IP Awards Project

                The Sapalo Velez Bundang & Bulilan (SVBB) Law Firm and the Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSO) of the Ateneo de Manila Univesity are initiating the 2016 Ateneo – SVBB IP Awards Project. The Project aims to promote intellectual property (IP) awareness and to empower the Technological

Compensation for the Heirs

Tinig ng Marino Article – May-June 2016 Can the heirs claim death benefits even if the seafarer died after his medical repatriation?Yes, as pronounced in the case of Canuel v. Magsaysay Maritime Corporation, et. al (G.R. No. 190161, October 13, 2014), the Supreme Court granted the claims for death benefits even though the seafarer’s death happened

Requirements for Copyright Registration

REQUIREMENTS FOR COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION Application should be accomplished in duplicate, typewritten and the affidavit at the back should be duly notarized and affixed with Fifteen Pesos (P15.00) documentary stamp. Another set of Fifteen Pesos (Php 15.00 ) worth of documentary stamps, should be stapled to the application form to be affixed by the office to the copyright certificate. Application

Three separate and distinct benefits of a medically repatriated seafarer

The Filipino  seafarer is entitled to medical treatment at cost to the employer apart from disability benefits and sickness allowance. Away from his family and working on board vessels sailing non-stop for weeks or months the world’s oceans, the Filpino seafarer is physically, mentally and emotionally stressed. Constantly exposed to fluctuating temperatures caused by variant weather changes

Basic Information on Copyright (FAQ’s)

What is Copyright? Copyright may be defined as form of intellectual property which protects the rights of authors and creator of literary and artistic works.  It refers to the main act in which, in respect of literary and artistic creation, may be made only by the author or with his authorization.  Works are protected by

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