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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 ›

More Coffee!

Following on the heels of the Izhimis family feud, we now report on a competing marks proceeding between Abu Shukra Import Export and Marketing Ltd and Strauss Coffee B.V. Again, this relates to Turkish coffee. On 2 May 2013, Abu… Read More ›