Novartis filed a patent application, IL 195087, which was eventually allowed and published for opposition purposes on 31 October 2012. Unipharm filed such an Opposition on 3 January 2013, and claims and counter-claims were exchanged. On 2 October 2013, the director of Unipharm,… Read More ›
patentable subject matter
Israel Supreme Court rules that on appeal a patent office ruling to the District Court,, new evidence may be heard.
Israel Patent Office rules that Examiners need not blindly follow Section 17c to allow patent applications having claims conformed to those that issued abroad, but may cite prior art allegedly showing lack of novelty or inventiveness. Where a patent is directed at a business method, even if a physical system is claimed, it may be considered as a business method and rejected unless there is something novel and inventive about the system and components.
Methods of computerized dating are not considered technical in Israel, and therefore are not patentable.
Israel Patent Application for a mattress for minimizing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome SIMS is cancelled during opposition proceedings following expert opinion denying proof of it working
Patentable Subject Matter and Modified Examination – Israel Commissioner of Patents Clarifies sections 3 and 17c of the Israel Patent Law
Israel commissioner of patents clarifies Section 17c but confuses section 3 requirements
Guidelines for software patents in Israel on hold