In an interesting precedent, Tel Aviv District Court Judge Magen Altoubia has ruled that “Crazy Line” – a fashion house catering for the larger woman, can pay Google to allow use of the name of their leading competitor, “Matim Li” (“Suits Me” in Hebrew) and their… Read More ›
A&E Networks unsuccessfully petitioned the Israel Registrar of Patents & Trademarks to allow registration of “The History Channel” as a trademark. An Examiner had previously rejected the mark as being descriptive and lacking distinctiveness. A&E Networks claimed that their extensive use… Read More ›
On July 1, 2006, the Israel Patent Office fees underwent their biannual adjustment in accordance with the cost of living. All fees have gone up around 1%. The basic fee for
In a recent ruling, on 25 June 2006, Dr. Meir Noam, the Israel Commissioner of Patents has upheld a decision of the Trademark Department not to allow registration of the marks Lencor and Lengo for domestic appliances.
Adv. Amir Naiberg, has been appointed CEO of Yeda Research and Development Company Ltd. the technology transfer company of the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel’s leading center of research and graduate education. Mr. Naiberg replaces Dr. Isaac Shariv
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 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 ›