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September Official Holidays in Israel

September Official Holidays in Israel

The Israel Patent Office will be closed over the Jewish festivals of Rosh Hashanna on 4th and 5th September 2013 and over Suckot from 15th September to Thursday 26th September. The Israel Patent Office will actually be closed until Sunday 29th September. All deadlines landing when the patent office is closed are automatically extended to […]

The Israel Patent Office will be closed over the Jewish festivals of Rosh Hashanna on 4th and 5th September 2013 and over Suckot from 15th September to Thursday 26th September. The Israel Patent Office will actually be closed until Sunday 29th September. All deadlines landing when the patent office is closed are automatically extended to […]
Israel Supreme Court Hears Design Infringement Case and Awards Damages

Israel Supreme Court Hears Design Infringement Case and Awards Damages

This case, concerning sales of flag poles for attaching flags to cars, that infringed a registered design, is a landmark case, in that this is the first time that the Israel Supreme Court has ruled on damages for design infringements. With the high-profile Apple vs. Samsung case in the US and Europe, and a new […]

This case, concerning sales of flag poles for attaching flags to cars, that infringed a registered design, is a landmark case, in that this is the first time that the Israel Supreme Court has ruled on damages for design infringements. With the high-profile Apple vs. Samsung case in the US and Europe, and a new […]
Genes not patentable in the US but apparently patentable in Israel

Genes not patentable in the US but apparently patentable in Israel

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that human genes cannot be patented. This decision, relating to Myriad’s patents for the Brca1 and Brca2 gene sequences that are indicative of a likelihood of breast cancer, may have immediate benefits for some breast and ovarian cancer patients. However, it is likely to have long-lasting repercussions […]

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that human genes cannot be patented. This decision, relating to Myriad’s patents for the Brca1 and Brca2 gene sequences that are indicative of a likelihood of breast cancer, may have immediate benefits for some breast and ovarian cancer patients. However, it is likely to have long-lasting repercussions […]