Seminar on Proposed New Israel Design Law

Shaarei Mishpat

The Shaarei Mishpat (Gates of Justice) Law College is holding a seminar on the proposed Israel Design Law.

The seminar will be held on 29th April 2013, between 2 PM and 5:30 PM, and, after greetings by Professor Binyamin Shardani and Dr Aviad HaCohen.  will include two plena.

The first Plenum will feature presentations by Adv. Howard Pliner and Adv. Naama Daniel of the IP Group of the Legislation Department of the Ministry of Justice who will discuss “the fundamentals of the proposed design law”. Commissioner of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, Adv Assa Kling will discuss “Registration and examination in light of the proposed legislation”, Dr Hagai Vinitzki will talk on “Trading in registered designs”, and Adv. Hila Oz Meir will speak on “Design wars on the technology front”.

Presumably after a break, the second plenum will be devoted to issues in design law. Yoav Tikochinski, an industrial designer will talk on the topic “designers, registered designs and the difference between them”, Alon Razgor will present on “when the designer meets the customer”, Dr Viktor Boganim will present on “the balance of interests in design registration” and Adv. Yossi Markovitz will talk about non-registered designs and what remains from the A.Sh.I.R. decision. Professor Miguel Deutch from the Department of Law of Tel Aviv University will give a summary lecture entitled “Design Law and the Draft Law against the Background of Unjust Enrichment” (which sounds rather like Markovitz’ topic).

The event is free, but seating is limited. Registration is via the following link:


Categories: design, Israel IP

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