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Habitat

This trademark ruling concerns marks for Habitat in Hebrew and English. Habitat Design International had registered the English word-mark Habitat as a trademark in Israel. In 1976 Abraham Myerovitz opened a local store under the name הביטאט (Habitat in Hebrew) and… Read More ›

Passed Off Pasta?

Barilla is an Italian pasta brand that is on sale in Israel. Oddly enough, pasta is made of durum wheat (Triticum durum or Triticum turgidum subsp. durum), which is a tetraploid species of wheat which is hard to mill due to the starchy endosperm. Dough made… Read More ›

Polo

David Ibgy, who markets fashion goods, submitted Israel Trademark Number 256843 on 26 June 2013 for clothing under Section 25. The mark was allowed on 17 November 2014 and published for opposition purposes. The mark is shown alongside.   On… Read More ›

Freshly Squeezed

This ruling concerns a cancellation request by the originator of a mark against a registered owner who bought the mark with other assets from a company that the originator had sold his business to that had subsequently gone bankrupt. The… Read More ›