IsraelThe only road to enforcement: patent infringement lawsuits

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In Israel, there is only one possible avenue for patentees seeking to enforce their rights against infringers: a lawsuit for patent infringement. Under the Patent Law, the district courts have exclusive jurisdiction over patent infringement cases. However, in 1998 the Supreme Court of Israel held that in cases where an invention has not been registered as a patent, there may be circumstances in which a remedy can be granted under the Unjust Enrichment Act.


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