The Philippines' leading Intellectual Property Firm
SVBB is one of the biggest law firms in the country engaged in intellectual property prosecution and enforcement, representing world-wide clients, as well as big multinational companies operating in the Philippines; with a vast network of international clients and correspondents.
Its commitment to excellence in service is made possibly by its reliable reservoir of experience, coupled with the expertise of the members of the firm.
Usapang marino..Bantay Ocw Radio Inquirer DZIQ 990am every wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12 Noon. Aristotle once said: ”Those that know do. Those that understand, teach”. Our law firm Sapalo Velez Bundang Bulilan ( SVBB) believes that the best way to afford legal protection to seafarers is for them to be properly educated of their legal rights. Hear me, See me as we discuss Legal matters on seafarers' rights. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/dziq
Unreasonable Non-Deployment Will the unreasonable nondeployment of a seafarer entitle him to payment of actual damages? The most recent case of Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group, Inc. and Chung Gai Ship Management vs. Sulpecio Medequillo, Jr. (G.R. No. 177498, January 18, 2012) confirms the standing rule that a seafarer must indeed be… Read more
Pinoy seafarers victims of piracy deserve equal protection of law Through the initiative of the SVBB law firm, the Democratic Independent Workers’ Association (DIWA) party-list representative is asking the Congress’ House committee on overseas workers affairs to look into the recent sea piracy incidents involving Filipino seafarers. In House Resolution… Read more
Illegal Dismissal Benefits In case of illegal dismissal, how much is a seafarer entitled to receive from his employers? His salaries for the unexpired portion of his employment contract or his salaries for three (3) months for every year of the unexpired term, whichever is less? The recent ruling of… Read more