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Dormeo – A mark-owner is entitled to a hearing in a cancellation proceedings, even when failing to show evidence of use of the mark.ipfactordormeo

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:31:21 +0000

Studio Moderna owns Israel Trademark Numbers 109784, 209785, 209786 and 209787. The mark is for Dormeo, in classes 20 (Mattresses; beds and parts thereof (not included in other classes); slatted frames and bed undersides; cushions; pillows; anatomical pillows not included in other classes; seat cushions; pillow materials), 24 (Textile goods, not included in other classes, […](image)

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Israel Patent Office Closures – October 2016ipfactor

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:51:14 +0000

The Israel Patent Office is closed on Fridays and Saturdays. It is also closed on Jewish Holidays, including Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Suckot, and the day before. The following list sums up when the Israel Patent Office is closed: DATE Israel Patent Office Fri. Sept. 30, 2016 Closed Sun.   Oct. 2, 2016 Closed Mon. […](image)

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Israel Patent Office Invitation to a Round Tableipfactor250px-king_arthur_and_the_knights_of_the_round_table

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:42:43 +0000

The Israel Patent Office has issued an invitation to all knights  the entire public including not just knights, but squires and serfs as well  to attend a round table on the topic of draft patent office circulars. For those not initiated into our little world, Patent Office Circulars aren’t circular at all. They are rectangular […](image)

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Down to Earth Issues That an Israel Code of Practice Should Regulateipfactor

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:06:32 +0000

The following is a list of issues that I would like deliberated by the Ministry of Justice or the Knesset before legislating a Code of Practice for Israel Patent Attorneys. The same issues should be discussed by the IPAA and other relevant fora when considering voluntary codes. In no particular order: Patent Attorneys often provide […](image)

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Do Israel Patent Attorneys Need a Code of Ethics?ipfactorlegal-ethicsRoundel for Patent OfficeHeraldic shield of Ministry of Justiceaippiipaacode-of-ethicsforeign-invadersIPRcowboy

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:11:54 +0000

“I don’t believe in God. I do believe in Judaism. I believe in ethics, morals.” Edgar Bronfman, Sr. On 8 September 2016, the Israel Patent Office and the Ministry of Justice Issued a Call for Comments regarding a Code of Ethics for Israel Patent Attorneys. The deadline for responding is 26 September 2016. One presumes […](image)

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Formalities May be a Big Dealipfactorbig deal storeynet big-deal

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:51:33 +0000

This is an interim request to delete evidence submitted in a trademark cancellation proceeding. Israel Trademark No. 131862 for “Big Deal” covers shop services for toys, kitchenware, disposable articles, houseware, clothing for children, and drawing books; all included in class 35.   It is owned by H.A.B. Trading Ltd which has stores selling discounted goods. Yediot Internet […](image)

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USA PRO – Can Sales and Marketing Data Submitted To Israel Patent Office Be Considered As Trade Secrets?ipfactorUSA PRO.pngConfidential-219x194.jpgaccess-deniedmade public.jpg

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:28:27 +0000

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 mark is allowed, it publishes for Opposition purposes and third parties may challenge statements made […](image)

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Meat and Wine With Fish & Richardsonipfactorbilly-elliot

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:45:34 +0000

Fish & Chips  Richardson are hosting a  summer wrap-up edition of Patents at the Bar. Summer IP Wrap-up: Important Recent Developments in Patent Law מה חדש ברכוש רוחני? שמעו מה חשוב בפטנטים .שקרה בקיץ The firm invites us to join them for a summer wrap-up edition of Patents at the Bar and to hear about […](image)

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