Despite then Finance Minister, Olmert kowtowing to the US, it appears that Israel will remain on the Priority Watch List for 2006.
PCT Applicant’s Guide Updated to Record Restrictions in Foreign Filing of Patent Applications Relating to National Security
In the PCT Newsletter No 5/2006, reference is made to a new footnote to be added to the PCT Applicant’s Guide (Annex B1, Israel) that clarfies that direct filings of PCT applications with the International Bureau in Geneva are under… Read More ›
Israel Clothing Company for the Larger Woman “Matim Li” (Suits Me), sues competitor “Crazy Line” for Unlawful Use of Trademark in Internet Links
In addition to generating and displaying search results based on objective criteria of relevance to the search term and importance of the website, Google, Yahoo and other search engines allow advertisers to display adverts and links to web sites on… Read More ›
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.