There is a tendency for the Israel press to inflate the contribution of Israeli Inventors to Human Progress. Usually the Hebrew song about “the Jewish head invents many patents” is quoted. As far as patents are concerned, there are many… Read More ›
As I write, on Wednesday 25 April 2007, at 9:27 in the evening, Israel Time, I note that the IP Factor blog has had a total of 10,049 hits. Last night, we were a little short of the 10,000 mark,… Read More ›
Telecommunication is somewhere in the middle ground between the pharmaceutical industry where every patent infringement gets challenged in the courts, and the software industry, where patents are rarely enforced.
A group of senators and House members have introduced legislation that if adopted, will make significant changes to the U.S. patent system. The bill, similar to legislation introduced last year, is expected to refuel the historic disagreement
In the latest round of a hundred year beer battle, the European Community Trademark Office last week rejected (US) Anheuser’s application to register the trademark “Budweiser” in all EU countries. Anheuser-Busch filed the application in 1999, however Budvar, the State… Read More ›
Sarah Shapiro, an American born, Ultra-Orthodox authoress that lives in Israel, has sued Naomi Regan in a Rabbinical Court for plagiarism. According to an article in Israel’s leading daily newspaper, Yediot Achronot. Shapiro is suing for a million dollars, claiming that… Read More ›
U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab has announced that the United States will bring China to the World Trade Organization for dispute-settlement talks concerning intellectual property rights. If the parties do not settle a matter within a 60-day