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Trademarks in Mandatory PalestineipfactorMichael Birnhack

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:23:44 +0000

Professor Michael Birnhack of Tel Aviv University is lecturing to the Israel Patent Office on 24 January 2018 at 10:00 to 11:15 am on “Trademarks during the British Mandate”. Professor Michael Birnhack is Associate Dean for Research, and a Professor of Law. He is the Director of the S. Horowitz Institute for Intellectual Property in memory […]

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 21:41:08 +0000

The Maharishi Vedic University Ltd. submitted Israel TM Application No. 249554 for מדיטציה טרנסנדנטלית  which is Transcendental Meditation transliterated into Hebrew. The mark was submitted on 21 September 2012 and covers: Education services relating to health; conducting of courses relating to business management; production of video tapes for corporate use in management educational training; providing […]

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Mon, 01 Jan 2018 22:19:08 +0000

Senior lecturer Dr Ofer Tur-Sinai has written a book called Cumulative Innovation in Patent Law or rather אמצאות עוקבות בדיני פטנטים. Apparently the subject matter is inventions that are based on patented inventions, and the need to prevent the patent system hindering rather than promoting technological development. The launch is tomorrow, Monday 2 January 2018 […]

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New Israel Patent Commissioner Makes Purpose Driven Interpretation of Patent Term Extension Legislation to Transfer Protection from One Drug to AnotheripfactorCONBRIZADuavivecalculationbalanceOfir Alon

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 13:34:14 +0000

Wyeth submitted a request for a patent term extension for Israel Patent Number 120701 titled “2 – PHENYL – 1 – [4 – (2 – AMINOETHOXY OR PROPOXY) ) – BENZYL] – INDOLE COMPOUNDS AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM ” The patent issued on 26 December 2005 and the basic 20 year protection period will […]

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Cost Ruling in Moshe Lavi vs. Zach Oz – A failed attempt to get a poorly written patent canceled.ipfactorFigs for ACdouble dip

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 19:17:32 +0000

Moshe Lavi owns Israel Patent No. 157035 titled “MODULAR SUPPORT BRACKET” which describes  a support bracket for an air-conditioner unit. He’s tried to enforce it in the past against Zach Oz Airconditioners LTD, and the parties came to an out-of-court settlement. Lavi then sued again, and Zach Oz countered by applying to have the patent […]

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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 18:51:59 +0000

Wellesley Pharmaceuticals LLC submitted Israel Trademark Application No. 284926 for NOCTUROL; a Pharmaceutical preparations for reducing frequency of urination in Class 5. Unipharm, a large Israeli generic drug manufacturer and distributor that sells the mild hypnotic Zopiclone as a treatment for insomnia under the brand-name NOCTURNO opposed the mark on 10 September 2017. On 11 […]

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Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:55:32 +0000

Bacardi & Company LTD filed Israel Trademark Application Number 276449 consisting of a stylized mark comprising a pair of wings and the words ANGEL’S ENVY, the mark is for alcoholic beverages, except beers in class 33. They also filed Israel Trademark Application Number 275692 for North American whiskey; alcoholic beverages based on, or flavoured with […]

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Patent Attorney David Spolter wins Israel Scrabble Tournamentipfactorscrabble

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 22:05:40 +0000

Israel Patent Attorney David Spolter won the Jerusalem Scrabble club’s annual tournament on Sunday. Due to a last minute family commitment I pulled out minutes before the competition started, but frankly am not in David’s league.  

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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 15:45:23 +0000

Balboa Apps attempted to register Israel Trademark Application Number 271170 for SEQUOIA in class 9 covering Computer software for Internet search and browsing, e-mail, electronic messaging, and application development; computer operating system software and computers. The mark is a stylized word mark in capital letters in a serif font as shown along side. The Examiner […]

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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:04:42 +0000

Numerology is any belief in the divine, mystical relationship between a number and one or more coinciding events. It is also the study of the numerical value of the letters in words, names and ideas. It is often associated with the paranormal, alongside astrology and similar divinatory arts. In gamatriya, each letter of the Hebrew Alphabet is assigned a corresponding number. the first nine letters are numbered 1 to 9, and the next nine are assigned the numbers 10, 20, 30, etc. The […]

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