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Barnea & Co
Part of how any company moves from start-up to growing and thriving is to create a recognizable brand under which it operates.
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Last week, the District Court of Jerusalem enforced a Creative Commons license against a commercial user of photographs [C 3560/09 Avi Reuveni v. Mapa Publishing Ltd.
Meitar Liquornik Geva & Leshem Brandwein
On September 1, 2010, Israel joined the Madrid System for the International Registration of Trademarks.
S Horowitz & Co
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.
S Horowitz & Co
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.
S Horowitz & Co
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.
S Horowitz & Co
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
S Horowitz & Co
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.
S Horowitz & Co
In a decision of the Israeli Supreme Court dated January 16, 2006, in the matter of CA 8117/03 Eitan Inbar v. Asaf Jacob (not yet published), it was held, inter alia, that a textbook published by a student constitutes an infringement of the lecturer's copyright in his university lectures.
S Horowitz & Co
In a decision of the Intellectual Property Adjudicator (Hearing Officer) dated December 7, 2004, given in connection with Israel trademark application No. 152627 for "CHUNKY" (stylized), in class 30 (" ‘CHUNKY’ trademark application"), it was held that the consent given by the proprietor of an earlier trademark is not sufficient to enable registration of a similar mark where there exists a likelihood of confusion between the two marks.
S Horowitz & Co
The Israeli Registrar of Trade Marks recently issued several Circulars, addressing the policy of the Israel Trade Marks Office ("the ITMO") with respect to the examination of different types of trademark applications.
S Horowitz & Co
In a decision handed down by the Israeli Registrar of Trade Marks, dated January 9, 2005, it was held that the Israel Appellation of Origin for "JAFFA" (including "Jaffas" and also "Yafo", "Jaffa" and "Jaffas" in Hebrew) ("the JAFFA AO") will not be renewed.
Reinhold Cohn & Partners
The Israeli Patents Law – 1967 (hereinafter - the Law - allows for the extension of the term of patents for medicinal compositions and medical devices. The Law (as amended in 1998) stipulates, that those entitled to file an application for patent term extension (hereinafter: - PTE - are the proprietors of a "basic patent" and the holders of an exclusive license. The Law further stipulates that an application for patent term extension must be filed within 60 days from the grant of the marketing a
S Horowitz & Co
In a decision of the Israeli Supreme Court dated March 30, 2004, in the matter of C.A. 8483/02 Aloniel Ltd. et al. v. Ariel McDonald (not yet published), it was held, inter alia, that Mr. Ariel McDonald’s use of his surname in the framework of televised advertisements in Israel for the fast food chain "Burger King", infringe the trademark rights of the fast food chain, McDonald’s Corporation.
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