On May 31, 1895, John Harvey Kellogg of battle Creek Michigan filed US 558,393 for “flaked cereal and process of preparing same” . Nearly 120 years later, US IP firm Brooks Kushman joined forces with Italian IP Firm Modiano and Partners, to… Read More ›
US Patent Office
PCZL (Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer LLP) Appeals Source Vagabond Decision Sanctioning the Law firm for bringing Frivolous Law Suit.
Background Source Vagabond is one of a number of companies making personal portable water supplies that are known in Israel as Shlookers – a shlook being slang Hebrew for a sip. On August 2, 2011, Source Vagabond sued Hydrapak for,… Read More ›
The following is largely cribbed from the IPKAT. Chief Judge Randall R Rader of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) has resigned from his role as the head of the CAFC. On Friday, Chief Judge Rader wrote… Read More ›
Given Imaging Loses in Prosecution, on Appeal to Board of Appeals, and then Again at United States Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
Given Imaging is an Israeli technology company that has developed a camera on pill. Essentially, the patient swallows the camera which images the digestive tract as it passes through, prior to being excreted. Given Imaging filed a patent application number… Read More ›
US Court Fines Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer LLP (PCZL) and its litigators $200,054 for filing and prosecuting a frivolous patent infringement law suit
PCZL fined by US Court for filing a frivolous law-suit on behalf of their client.
The Israel Patent Office held a seminar yesterday, October 17th 2012, on the patent prosecution highway PPH. Some 150 people, most of whom were not Patent Office employees, attended. The first speaker, Charles Allushway from the US, spoke at length about how… Read More ›
There have been some substantive changes to both the Israel and US patent law and practice recently. In the US, there is now a procedure for oppositions. Israel applications now publish before allowance and third parties can submit prior art to… Read More ›