The Judean Regional Council has successfully applied for and obtained an Appellation of Origin for wines grown in the region under the name Yehuda (– Judea). In a separate event that is perhaps related, the Psagot Winery which is situated… Read More ›
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A Palestinian lawyer has accused Israel of stealing their culture, by eating foods such as hummus, tehinni and falafel and also by selling these abroad. More details may be watched here: WATCH_ Israel stole our falafel and hummus, Palestinians moan.html… Read More ›
Israel is a member of the Lisbon Convention for the Appellation of Origin. This is an international convention beloved of the French and frowned upon by the common law countries. Essentially food and drink associated with certain places is entitled to wider… Read More ›
Mei Eden (Waters of Eden) is a mineral water bottler and distributor. Mei Eden advertised their mineral water as Nature’s Champagne. The Comite Interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne (CIVC) which represents the wine manufacturers in the Champagne region of France,… Read More ›
Private entity’s request to register “Israel Franchising Portal” refused in light of similarly named website used by non-profit.
Victoria’s Secret sell a range of lotions, sprays and hand creams under the title “Strawberries and Champagne”. Presumably, the intention was to inspire romance, fun, bubbliness and summer fruity sweetness. On 16 November 2009, they filed an Israel trademark application which was allows the following October… Read More ›
Lebanon retakes humus world record.
In a detailed ruling concerning Israel Trademark Application No. 193876, “Really Italy” (with minimal styling) the Deputy Commissioner of Patents affirmed a decision of the Examiner and ruled that since Italy is associated with the fashion industry, particularly clothing and shoes, the mark is… Read More ›