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PRESIDENT DUTERTE DECLARES APRIL AS NATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MONTH | IPOPHIL

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed Proclamation No. 190 on April 4, 2017, declaring the month of April every year as National Intellectual Property (IP) Month. The Proclamation was made to align the country’s programs and activities to the scale of global IP celebrations.

Provincial Inspection Operations

On March 22, 2017, Agents conducted routine inspections in various areas of the Cavite Province, where illegal compact discs were reportedly being openly sold to the public.

A total of twenty one business stalls were inspected, which led to the seizure of around 22, 800 or more pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP7.98-Million.

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P1-M worth of pirated DVDs seized in Albay | Inquirer

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P1-M worth of pirated DVDs seized in Albay | Inquirer via (Michael B. Jaucian)

DARAGA, Albay – Optical Media Board (OMB) agents and police operatives confiscated thousands copies of pirated movies worth more than a million pesos in a raid in different stores along Rizal Street here on Wednesday Night, police said Thursday.

Metro Manila Inspection Operations

On March 02, 2017, OMB Agents implemented Inspection Orders to check business stalls in various areas of Quezon City, where illegal compact discs are openly sold to the public.

Said operations led to the seizure of thirty two (32) sacks of pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP4.48-Million.

Monthly Enforcement Operations Accomplishment

For February 2017, OMB Agents conducted inspections in various areas of Metro Manila, Regions 2 (Cagayan Valley) and 4-A (Calabarzon).

A total of one hundred fifty three stalls/establishments were inspected, and said operations during the period led to the seizure of 190,533 pieces of pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, as well as 280,244 pieces of blank CDs, all amounting to an estimated value of PhP69.48-Million.

Provincial Inspection Operations

On February 05-06, 2017, Agents conducted routine inspections in various areas of San Pablo, Laguna and Lucena City, where illegal compacts discs were reportedly being openly sold to the public.

Metro Manila Inspection Operations

On February 03, 2017 OMB Agents implemented Inspection Orders to check business stalls in the cities of Las Piñas and Pasay, where illegal compact discs are openly sold to the public.

Said operations led to the seizure of thirty eight (38) sacks of pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP5.32-Million.

Monthly Enforcement Operations Accomplishment

For January 2017, OMB Agents conducted inspections in various areas of Metro Manila, Region 2 (Cagayan Valley), 3 (Central Luzon), 4-A (Calabarzon), and 5 (Bicol Region).

One hundred eighty eight stall/establishment were inspected, and said operations during the period led to the seizure of 273,200 pieces of pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, as well as 207,990 pieces of blank CDs, all amounting to an estimated value of PhP97.69-Miliion.

OMB launches anti-film, song-piracy campaign in Bulacan | Business Mirror

OMB launches anti-film, song-piracy campaign in Bulacan | Business Mirror (via Catherine Joy L. Maglalang)

CITY OF MEYCAUAYAN, Bulacan—Optical Media Board (OMB) Chairman Anselmo B. Adriano and Maria Liza Diño, the chairman of the Film Development Council of the Philippines, led on Tuesday the ceremonial destruction of approximately 15,000 confiscated compact discs and compact disc digital videos (CDs-DVDs) at the national high school in this city.

Provincial Inspection Operation

On January 27, 2017, Agents conducted the routine inspection in Dau, Mabalacad, Pampanga, where illegal compact discs are openly sold to the public.

A total of sixteen business stalls were inspected, which led to the seizure of around 16,800 or more pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles amounting to an estimated value of Php5.88-Million.

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