The Tel Aviv District Court has ruled that broadcasting a famous photo on a current affairs program is not covered by the Fair Use exception to Israel’s Copyright Law of 1911. The photo in question is the famous image of traitor Mordechai Vanunu’s… Read More ›
A magazine called “On the Table”sued The ORT network for copyright infringement following publication of recipes on a form ran by the network. Since the network immediately removed
A civil liberties group, Electronic Frontier Foundation, has sued Uri Geller for using “baseless copyright claims” to silence critics who question his paranormal powers. The suit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation came after Uri Geller who bends spoons
The AIPPI, a leading International organization for Intellectual Property practitioners is holding its 2007 Conference in Singapore. Since it coincides with the Jewish festivals of Shemini Azeret and Simchat Torah, I and many other observant Jewish patent attorneys and lawyers will not be… Read More ›
The US published their “Special 301 Report” on Monday, targeting 12 Countries including Israel for copyright piracy monitoring. Officially, the United States claims that the countries on the “priority watch list” are there for failing to sufficiently protect American producers of music, movies… Read More ›
In an interesting, though belated ruling given on 23 April 2007 and published today, the Israel commissioner of Patents has allowed Israel Patent No. IL 129097 to Turning Key LTD., which was amended by narrowing the scope of the claims during the opposition period…. 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.