A’laa Sanduka filed Israel Trademark Number 257833 “PUBA” for Clothing for youth and womwn (sic), excluding sportwear and footwear. Puma SE opposed the application. On 3 July 2014, the Applicant for the Opposer requested real costs of 16, 718… Read More ›
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Judge Adi Zarnkin of the Haifa District Court has accepted charges brought by AKUM (Israeli artist’s copyright collection society) and Societe des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs de Musique – SACEM a French copyright association that AKUM serves as a collection agency… Read More ›
Following Presidential Decree No. 62/2013 of September 16, 2013, a new Copyright and Related Right Law was issued in Syria. this new Copyright law annuls the former Law No. 12/2001. The Implementing Regulations of the new law will apparently be… Read More ›
AKUM – the Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers of Music in Israel, together with the French guild Sacem, which protects the copyrights of many Arab musicians around the world, is suing Nazareth-based Kul al-Arab,Israel’s leading Arabic-language media outlets for one million… Read More ›
West Bank trademark oppositions
Pharmaceuticals in Israel to require labeling in four languages. This may impact best trademark practice.
From August 1, 2012, all pharmaceuticals sold in Israel will require labeling in Hebrew, English, Arabic and Russian.
From June 1, 2012, the Israel Patent Authority will provide International Search Reports (ISR) and International Preliminary Examination Reports (IPER) of PCT applications.
Apparently the Syrian Trademark Office has been recently requesting Powers of Attorney (PoA) to be legalized by Syrian consulates abroad, and then obtaining the Syrian Interior Ministry’s approval and super-legalization on this document by the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This practice… Read More ›
Manamim, an Israeli manufacturer of confectionary (including chocolate wafers – hence picture), filed suit against a company Diana Sweets and Chocolate Company and Hamuda Hamuda LTD. in the Haifa District Court. From the published decision it appears that the case resolves around practically… Read More ›