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Provincial Inspection Operations

For the Period covering July 04-06, 2017, Agents conducted routine inspections in Catbalogan, Samar and Tacloban City, Leyte. Areas which were not inspected for at least three years.

A total of fifty business stalls were inspected, which led to the seizure of around 268,800 or more pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, as well as 1,520 blank discs, 46 DVD players, 23 DVD writers, and 1 hard disc drive, all amounting to an estimated value of PhP94.26-Million.

Monthly Enforcement Operations Accomplishment

For June 2017, OMB Agents conducted inspections in various areas in Metro Manila.

A total of one hundred fifty eight stalls/establishment were inspected, and said operations during the period led to the seizure of 39,600 pieces of pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP15.05-Million.

Brigada Eskwela

Optical Media Board join this year's Brigada Eskwela at the Caloocan City Science High School last May 15-20

MMDA Towing Team and Optical Media Board Incident

The Optical Media Board hereby releases its official statement on the incident that transpired on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 between MMDA Towing Team and Optical Media Board. 

On  May 24, 2017, an operation was indeed conducted by the MMDA , towing vehicles parked along Scout Tobias Street, Barangay Laging Handa, Quezon City.  In fact, one of the vehicles towed that day is an official enforcement vehicle of the OMB.  The whole block of Scout Limbaga, the street wherein

Metro Manila Inspection Operations

On May 08, 2017, OMB Agents implemented the inspection of business stalls located in Yes Hotel Building, along Hidalgo Street, Quiapo Manila, a known “hot spot” in Metro Manila where illegal compact discs are openly sold to the public.

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IMPORTANT READ: The WannaCry Ransomware

Different forms of malware, such as the "WannaCry" ransomware, continue to spread through phishing emails, malicious adverts on websites, and questionable apps and programs. 

Defend your system and your data by learning more here: http://www.dict.gov.ph/ransomware-prevention/

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IPOPHIL commends OMB for its significant contribution to IP Rights Protection

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The Philippines out of the Special 301Watchlist for the Fourth Consecutive Year

The Philippines out of the Special 301Watchlist for the Fourth Consecutive Year 

Optical Media Board Chairman and CEO, Atty. Anselmo B. Adriano beams with pride as the Philippines maintains its exclusion in the Watchlist released by the Office of the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) 2017 Special 301 Report for the fourth consecutive year. 

Provincial Inspection Operations

On April 26, 2017, OMB Agents were directed to conduct the inspection of business stalls located in St. Francis Square Mall (Mandaluyong City) and Metro Mall (Pasig City). Two areas notoriously known for the sale of illegal compact discs.

A total of twenty stalls/booths were inspected, which led to the seizure of one hundred twenty (120) sacks of pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP16.80-Million.

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.

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