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By Shoshana Gavish, Ophir Kaplan
There is no importance for this purpose whether the non-compete was paid exactly in the end of the employment relationship or at a later point of time. However, the employee has the right to try refuting this presumption.
By Shoshana Gavish
As a result, employers whose employees start competing businesses or go to work for a competitor are generally reluctant to file claims, unless they can substantiate a breach of a concrete additional employee obligation.
By Leor Nouman
In this brochure, we will review some of the recent changes in the Israeli tax field that may impact on the taxation of both Israeli and non-Israeli individuals and corporations.
By Leor Nouman
On December 22, 2016, the Israeli Parliament enacted new legislation as part of approving selected chapters of the economy policy program and the government budget for the years 2017 and 2018...
By Leor Nouman
The current wording of section 1 of the ITO provides that a body of persons would be deemed an Israeli resident if it was either incorporated in Israel or if its business is managed and controlled in Israel.
By Shoshana Gavish
Whistleblowers often claim that they were dismissed due to their whistleblowing activities and are therefore entitled to the special statutory compensation intended to protect whistleblowers.
By Leor Nouman
As to the Holdback Payments, the Circular reflects an approach that is similar to the approach applied in the Tax Decision.
By Leor Nouman
On February 12, 2017, the Israeli government approved a new bill, proposing amendments to Chapter E2 of the Income Tax Ordinance (New Version), 1961, which deal with tax reliefs for restructuring and merger transactions.
By Shoshana Gavish
The Labour Court recently ruled that employers have a duty to inform prospective employees that the job that is offered to them is temporary and could be terminated at the end of a brief period, irrespective of their performance.
By Tal Band
The Supreme Court allowed an appeal filed by The Manufacturers Association of Israel, but denied that filed by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., thereby determining that MSD's patent term extension for ezetimibe has expired.
By Avi Ordo
The Israeli Patents, Designs and Trademarks Registrar (hereinafter: "the Registrar") held that the mark "VIRGIN CANDLES" (hereinafter: "the Requested Mark") is confusingly similar to the registered trademark "VIRGIN", which the Registrar recognized as a well-known trademark in Israel.
By Avi Ordo
In a decision of the Israeli Trademarks Registrar dated March 6, 2006, it was held that Coca Cola's trademarks for "DO WHAT FEELS GOOD" consist of a slogan which has no distinctive character and are therefore not acceptable for registration.
By Avi Ordo
In a precedential decision of the Israeli Registrar of Trade Marks dated Jul 9, 2006, it was held that, under certain conditions, identical marks may co-exist in the registry, subject to each registration being limited to a different or specific geographical area.
By Avi Ordo
In a decision of the Israeli District Court dated November 28, 2005, in the matter of C.A. 643/05 Ansell Limited v. Super Pharm (Israel) Ltd. et al. (not yet published), it was held, inter alia, that the claimant, the owner of the mark "Life Styles", is prevented from raising arguments against the defendant's marks "Life" and "LifeStyle", due to the lengthy period that elapsed since the claimant first became aware of defendant’s use of the marks and, throughout that period, the claimant refr
By Avi Ordo
In a decision of the Israel Supreme Court dated January 13, 2005, in the matter of Civil Appeal 11/23/04 Canali S.P.A. et al. v. Canal Jean Co. (not yet published), it was held that the mark "CANAL JEAN CO. NEW YORK" (stylized) is not confusingly similar to the "CANALI" mark.