On Tuesday 2nd April the Israel Patent Office hosted a seminar about various aspects of patenting. The topics covered included: The Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) The patentability of software and business method patents in the United States Big Data, the… Read More ›
USA PRO – Can Sales and Marketing Data Submitted To Israel Patent Office Be Considered As Trade Secrets?
USA Pro IP LTD filed Israel Trademark Application Number 268322 for “ISRAEL PRO”. To prevail against Examiner’s Objections during Office Actions, the Applicant has to provide evidence of use and awareness of the mark amongst the relevant public. Once a… Read More ›
Can evidence submitted in an adversarial civil legal proceeding be kept confidential from the opposing party?
Israel Patent Number 132540 “System and Method for Direct Monetary Transfer Using Magnetic Cards” to Yehuda and Yigal Tsabari issued and then lapsed due to failure to pay the renewals. Back on 24 July 2014 the Israel Patent Office agreed… Read More ›
Abad Elrazak Abido is the owner of a registered trademark number 244831 for Pama, for shoes. He wishes to transfer ownership to a limited company: Pama Shoe Manufacturers LTD and to a partnership called Pama Porza, and submitted a request for… Read More ›
In Israel, workers have freedom of occupation and can change jobs or set up their own businesses and may compete with their former employers. The work relationship often exposes the employee to trade secrets. Ex-employees are obliged to maintain confidentiality… Read More ›
New book “Intellectual Property Law in Israel”
Stichting BDO has opposed Israel Trademark Application Numbers 222941, 222937, 222936 and 220381 to BANCO DE ORO UNIBANK INC. In a joint approach to the Israel Patent Authority, the parties requested that the proceeding and decision be restricted since it includes trade… Read More ›
Joya Williams a former Coca-Cola secretary was sentenced to eight years in federal prison after being convicted for conspiring to steal trade secrets from Coca Cola, the world’s largest beverage maker. Joya Williams, 42, was involved in a failed scheme… Read More ›