In a press release of April 06, 2006, the United States Patent Office has published the top patenting US universities in 2005. The list is headed by the University of California with 390 patents. UCLA came first in 2004 as well with a wacking… Read More ›
In a but welcome move, the Israel Commissioner of Patents has ruled that packages deposited at the Israel Patent Office after hours no longer require date-stamping.
In an interesting ruling of 14 March 2006, regarding the trademark Warman (Israel Trademark No. 123731) IP Arbitrator Noach Shalev Shmulovich at the Israel Patent Office has ruled that filing simple denials in a statement of defence “to put it gently and carefully, does… Read More ›
At yesterday’s cabinet meeting the Israel Government approved restructuring the Israel Patent Office as a closed Agency. Essentially income from patent, trademark and design application filings and renewals will be ploughed back into the office. The move is expected to increase staff salaries and is part… Read More ›
A consortium of five TV producers have filed a 1.73 Million Shequel ($370,000 US) copyright infringment suit against “Hot”, a leading Israeli cable television company.
Once again, Dun & Bradstreet have published their Patent Attorney Ratings. Once again, the Reinhold Group heads off the table with their stable of 24 Patent Attorneys, G. A. Ehrlich is in 2nd place with 16 Patent Attorneys, followed by… Read More ›
On 1 February 2006, Dr. Meir Noam, the Israel Comissioner of Patents, circulated a memorandum that clarifies his postion regarding late entry into the National Phase, i.e. missing the 30 month deadline.
Mordechai Horowitz, widower of the Late Naomi Shemer, Israel’s National Poet and Songwriter, is suing The Israel National Electric Company for unauthorized use of “HaKol Patuah”, a popular song that Naomi Shemer composed.
ON 16 January 2006, Miriam Naor of the Israel Supreme Court upheld a decision of Tel Aviv District Court Judge Isiah Shinler, banning the sale of “Torts in the Light of Court Rulings” allegedly authored by Eithan Inbar. Plaintiff Dr…. Read More ›
Recently Fa©tor-Patent Attorneys announced that Dr. Bernard Crammer, a chemist who worked for over 30 years at the Israel Patent Office, has joined them on a consultancy basis. Bernard brings with him a wealth of experience in Israel Patent Office… Read More ›