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Can a 3D perfume Bottle be Registered as a Trademark?ipfactorchristiandortoffiffeecroccroccube-in-hand

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:07:05 +0000

Christian Dior submitted Israel Trademark Application Number 264427 for a 3-dimensional perfume bottle as shown. The Application was submitted on 16 April 2014 for perfumes, perfumery products, eau de parfum, eau de toilette, eau de cologne, extracts of perfumes; perfumed body milk, body oils and body lotions, perfumed body lotion and shower gel, perfumed bath […](image)

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Panama JackipfactorPanama Jack

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:22:16 +0000

Panama Jack Inc. submitted a cancellation request against registered Israel TM No. 79826 for a Panama Jack pendant which was registered back in 1994 in group 25 by Grupp Internacional SA. Section 41(a) of the 1972 Tradeamrk Ordinance states that: Any interested party may request cancellation of a trademark on the grounds that there was […](image)

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ECOSYSTEM ECONOMICSipfactorecosystem economicsecological economics

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:06:16 +0000

This ruling considers whether a combination of two dictionary words can have aquired distinctiveness and serve as a trademark where neither word is itself distinctive. Israel Trademark Application No. 263789 is for the word mark ECOSYSTEM ECONOMICS. The application is publications that can be downloaded and electronic services in Class 9; printed Matter; printed matter; books, exercise […](image)

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Trademark Cancellations – Jumping on the band wagonipfactorthe herbs

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:45:39 +0000

Michael Noy-Meir owns Israel TM No. 106994 for “Supherbs”. He is represented by Chani Rosenberg and Associates. Ambrosia Supherb LTD filed a cancellation request and Peretz Gan, represented by Chani Roenberg and Associates wishes to join the case as a third-party. Peretz Gan claims to be a partner with Noy-Meir the mark owner for 20 […](image)

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Patent to Astrazeneca  Successfully Opposed by TevaipfactorRosuvastatin_structure.svgwitches-and-brewtevagreddyastrazenicamax strength paste

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:51:58 +0000

Rosuvastatin is a member of the statin class of drugs that is used in combination with exercise, diet, and weight-loss to treat high cholesterol and related conditions, and to prevent cardiovascular disease. Israel Patent IL 166626 to Astrazeneca is the National Phase of PCT/GB2003/003463 filed in August 2003 and titled ” Process for preparing the calcium salt of rosuvastatin ” The Application […](image)

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Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:50:58 +0000

This ruling concerns a cancellation request by the originator of a mark against a registered owner who bought the mark with other assets from a company that the originator had sold his business to that had subsequently gone bankrupt. The grounds for cancellation request were alleged lack of use. Israel Trademark No. 220623 is for […](image)

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Parallel ImportingipfactorParallel Importing

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 11:14:52 +0000

The Law Faculty at Tel Aviv University is holding a seminar on parallel Importing in memory of Dr Amnon Goldberg. The event will be held on 4 May 2017 from 4:oo PM to 7:30 PM (16:00 to 19:30 for those who prefer 24 hour clocks. Professor Michael Birnhack will give the opening speech, and then there […](image)

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Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:06:12 +0000


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Cancellation Proceedings Against an Israel Patent for a Modular Support BracketipfactorFigs for AComnibus.jpgFigs for AC277287.jpg393816699

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:02:02 +0000

Moshe Lavi registered Israel Patent No. 157035 titled “MODULAR SUPPORT BRACKET”. A competitor, Zach Oz Air Conditioning LTD and Zach Raz filed to have the patent cancelled on grounds of invalidity. They seem to have botched the attempt, but I think that this ruling is a poor one. Background In the past, Lavi has tried enforcing the […](image)

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Patent Office Closures for Pesachipfactorseder table

Sun, 02 Apr 2017 16:37:33 +0000

Because of the upcoming Pesach (Passover) holidays theIsrael Patent and Trademark Office (ILPTO) will be closed from Monday, April 10, 2017 – Monday, April 17, 2017 (inclusive). In general, when a deadline falls on a day that the patent office is closed, the deadline is extended to the first subsequent working day, so any deadline […](image)

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