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Property

Ignacio Wong vs Judge Lucas Carpio

203 SCRA 118 – Civil Law – Property – Possession; can’t be recognized in two persons at the same time Ejectment – Force, Intimidation, Threat, Strategy, or Stealth In 1972, […]

May 6, 2014

Andrea Tabuso vs Court of Appeals

G.R. No. 108558 – Civil Law – Property – Possession – Possession by Tolerance In 1923, Maria Montes donated an unregistered parcel of land, 11,927 sq. m. in size, to […]

May 5, 2014

Spouses Rafael and Avelina Benitez vs Court of Appeals

266 SCRA 242 – Civil Law – Property – Accession Natural – Owner in Good Faith; Builder in Bad Faith – Right of Pre-emption In July 1989, the spouses Renato […]

May 4, 2014

Francisco Depra vs Agustin Dumlao

136 SCRA 475 – Civil Law – Property – Accession Industrial – Builder in Good Faith; Owner in Good Faith – Forced Lease Remedial Law – Res Judicata – Unlawful […]

May 3, 2014

Damian Ignacio vs Elias Hilario

76 Phil 605 – Civil Law – Property – Accession Industrial – Builder in Good Faith; Owner in Good Faith Sometime during the 1940s in Pangasinan, a civil suit arose […]

May 2, 2014

German Management and Services, Inc. vs Court of Appeals

177 SCRA 495 – Civil Law – Property – Doctrine of Self-Help In February 1982, the spouses Manuel and Cynthia Jose contracted with German Management and Services, Inc. for the latter […]

May 1, 2014
 

In Re: Plagiarism Charges Against Justice Mariano del Castillo (2010)

Intellectual Property Law – Copyright – Plagiarism  On April 28, 2010, the Supreme Court issued a decision which dismissed a petition filed by the Malaya Lolas Organization in the case of […]

October 11, 2012

Smith Kline & French Laboratories, Ltd. vs Court of Appeals (2001)

368 SCRA 9 – Mercantile Law – Law on Intellectual Property – Law on Patents – Compulsory License  In August 1989, Danlex Research Laboratories petitioned before Bureau of Patents, Trademarks […]

March 13, 2012

ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation vs Philippine Multi-Media System, Inc.

576 SCRA 262 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property – Law on Copyright – Must-Carry Rule Philippine Multi-Media System, Inc. (PMSI) is a signal provider which has cable and satellite […]

February 12, 2012

NBI, Microsoft Corporation vs Judy Hwang

460 SCRA 428 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property – Law on Copyright – Copyright Infringement  In May 1993, Microsoft Corporation and Beltron Computer Philippines, Inc. entered into a Licensing […]

February 12, 2012

Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.), Inc. vs Judge Dolores Español

453 SCRA 360 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property – Law on Copyright – Probable Cause In 2000, Sony Music Entertainment (Phils.), Inc. sought the assistance of the National Bureau of […]

February 12, 2012

Microsoft Corporation vs Maxicorp, Inc.

438 SCRA 224 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property – Law on Copyright – Probable Cause in Issuing Search Warrant  In 1996, Dominador Samiano, Jr., an agent of the National […]

February 12, 2012

Pearl & Dean (Phil), Inc. vs Shoemart, Inc.

409 SCRA 231 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property – Law on Copyright – Copyrightable Subject  Pearl & Dean (Phil), Inc. is a corporation engaged in the manufacture of advertising display […]

February 9, 2012

Elidad Kho vs Court of Appeals

379 SCRA 410 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property – Law on Copyright – Proper Subjects of Copyright  Elidad Kho is the owner of KEC Cosmetics Laboratory and she was […]

February 9, 2012

Wilson Ong Ching Kian Chung vs China National Cereals Oil and Foodstuffs Import and Export Corp.

333 SCRA 390 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property – Law on Copyright – Forum Shopping – Litis Pendentia  Wilson Ong Ching Kian Chung is selling vermicelli (sotanghon) using his […]

February 9, 2012

Pacita Habana vs Felicidad Robles

310 SCRA 522 (369 Phil. 764) – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property – Law on Copyright – Infringement  Pacita Habana and two others were the authors of College English for […]

February 9, 2012

Francisco Joaquin, Jr. vs Franklin Drilon

302 SCRA 225 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property – Law on Copyright – Game Show – Ideas and Concepts Not Covered by Copyright – Presentation of the Master Tape […]

February 9, 2012

Columbia Pictures Entertainment, Inc. vs Court of Appeals

262 SCRA 219 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property – Law on Copyright – Requirements Before a Search Warrant May Be Issued in Copyright Cases – Piracy Political Law – […]

February 9, 2012

Societe Des Produits Nestle, S.A. vs Court of Appeals

356 SCRA 207 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property Law – Law on Trademarks, Service Marks and Trade Names – Generic Term  In 1984, CFC Corporation filed with the Bureau […]

February 8, 2012

Emerald Garment Manufacturing Corporation vs Court of Appeals

251 SCRA 600 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property Law – Law on Trademarks, Service Marks and Trade Names – Trademark Infringement  In 1981, H.D Lee Co., Inc., a foreign […]

February 7, 2012

Converse Rubber Corporation vs Universal Rubber Products, Inc.

147 SCRA 154 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property Law – Law on Trademarks, Service Marks and Trade Names – Trade Name Infringement Converse Rubber Corporation is an American corporation […]

February 7, 2012

Del Monte vs Court of Appeals and Sunshine Sauce

181 SCRA 410 – Mercantrile Law – Intellectual Property Law – Law on Trademarks, Service Marks and Trade – Trademark Infringement – Unfair Competition Del Monte Corporation is an American […]

February 7, 2012

M.A. Clarke vs Manila Candy Co.

27 Phil. 312 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property Law – Law on Trademarks, Service Marks and Trade Names – Trademark Infringement – Unfair Competition  Since 1905, M.A. Clarke has […]

February 6, 2012

Co Tiong Sa vs Director of Patents

95 Phil. 1 – Mercantile Law – Intellectual Property Law – Law on Trademarks, Service Marks and Trade Names – Test of Infringement Co Tiong Sa has been producing T-shirts […]

January 31, 2012

Roberto Del Rosario vs Court of Appeals

255 SCRA 152 – Mecantile Law – Intellectual Property Law – Law on Patents – Infringement – Karaoke Machine Roberto Del Rosario was granted a patent for his innovation called the […]

January 31, 2012

Reverend Vicente Coronel vs Court of Appeals

205 SCRA 393 – Civil Law – Law on Property – When Prescription Does not Run in a Co-Ownership In 1934, Bernarda Lim died and she left a parcel of land […]

November 20, 2011

Payatas Estate Improvement Co. vs Mariano Tuason

53 Phil. 55 – Civil Law – Law on Property – Avulsion vs Alluvium – Accessio Natural In 1904, Maria Concepcion Canas obtained a Torrens title over a large parcel of […]

November 20, 2011

Leung Yee vs Frank Strong Machinery Co.

37 Phil. 644 – Civil Law – Law on Property – Multiple Sale to Different Vendees – Real vs Personal Property In 1913, Compania Agricola Filipina (CAF) was indebted to […]

November 20, 2011

Paulino Castrillo vs Court of Appeals

10 SCRA 549 – Civil Law – Law on Property – Co-ownership – Equity – Rights of Co-owners – Retroactivity  In 1917, Crispina Miranda acquired a title over a 590 […]

November 20, 2011

Dominador Dizon vs Lourdes Suntay

47 SCRA 161 – Civil Law – Law on Property – Article 559 – Right to Recover Personal Property- Estoppel Lourdes Suntay was the owner of a 3 carat diamond […]

November 20, 2011

Eduardo Cuaycong vs Ramona Benedicto

37 Phil. 781 – Civil Law – Law on Property – Easement – Right of Way – Public Highway Ramona Benedicto owns Hacienda Toreno which is located in Victorias, Negros […]

November 20, 2011

Herodotus Acebedo vs Bernardo Abesamis

217 SCRA 186 – Cicil Law – Law on Property – Partition – Co-ownership – Sale of a Portion of an Estate Subject to Partition – Succession Herodotus Acebedo and […]

November 20, 2011

Crisanta Galay vs Court of Appeals

250 SCRA 629 (321 Phil. 224) – Civil Law – Law on Property – Urban Development and Housing Act of 1991 – Compromise – Ejectment – Relocation   Crisanta Galay […]

November 20, 2011

Ciriaco Landa vs Mayor Francisco Tobias

23 SCRA 928 – Civila Law – Property – Seizure and Auction of Property – Proof of Ownership In 1962, peace officers Pecate and Alfaro of Cabatuan, Iloilo seized the carabao […]

September 22, 2011

APO Fruits Corp. et al vs Court of Appeals, Land Bank of the Philippines

514 SCRA 537 – Civil Law – Property – Eminent Domain – Determination of Just Compensation APO Fruits Corporation, Inc. (AFC) and Hijo Plantation Inc. (HPI) were owners of 5 parcels […]

August 7, 2011

Percival Moday vs Court of Appeals

268 SCRA 586 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Eminent Domain – Disapproval by SP of SB Resolution Percival Moday is a landowner in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. In […]

June 24, 2011

Cebu Oxygen & Acetylene Co., Inc. vs Judge Pascual Bercilles

66 SCRA 481 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Patrimonial Property – Discretionary Power In 1968, a terminal portion of a street in Cebu was excluded in the city’s […]

June 24, 2011

Antonio Favis vs The City of Baguio

27 SCRA 1060 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Damnum Absque Injuria – Patrimonial Property – Discretionary Power Antonio Favis owns a parcel of land fronting Lapu-Lapu street in […]

June 24, 2011

El Monte De Piedad vs Jorge Velasco

61 Phil. 467 – Civil Law – – Law on Property – Primacy of a Torrens Title – Compensation In 1894, the Roman Catholic Church of Manila acquired ownership over […]

September 17, 2010