Thus in this case Procter and Gamble Phils P GP filed a complaint for

Thus in this case procter and gamble phils p gp filed

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Thus in this case, Procter and Gamble Phils (P& GP), filed a complaint for injunction with damages and a prayer for temporary restraining order and/or writ of preliminary injunction against Unilever. Unilever alleged that it cannot be enjoined from airing its TVC because it has Certificates of Copyright Registration for which advertisements while P&GP has none with respect to its "double-tug" or "tac-tac" key visual. RTC issued the writ of preliminary injunction against Unilever. CA affirmed the decision of the lower court. ISSUE(S) : Whether or not the RTC judge committed grave abuse of discretion in granting the issuance of the writ of preliminary injunction. HELD : No, the issuance of the writ is proper. Section 2 of PD 49 stipulates that the copyright for a work or intellectual creation subsists from the moment of its creation. Accordingly, the creator acquires copyright for his work right upon its creation. The intellectual creator's exercise and enjoyment of copyright for his work and the protection given by law to him is not contingent or dependent on any formality or registration. Therefore, taking
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  • Fall '14
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