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The country’s Constitutional Court, which split down the middle, refused to grant an appeal to challenge a Merck patent on new grounds
18 November 2019
Following a complete reform of the Design Law, Israel joined the Hague Agreement on 3 October 2019. From 3 January 2020, Israeli applicants will be able protect industrial designs by submitting a single international design application for any of the 88 member countries.
13 November 2019
A recently issued WIPO report based on multiple data points sheds light on the state of play in worldwide patenting activity
08 November 2019
Exact terms remain confidential, but TSMC's CEO suggested to employees that the licence rights are not transferrable should Globalfoundries be acquired
05 November 2019
Israel is undergoing major copyright reforms, especially with regard to online piracy and protected content such as films, TV shows and music. The Israeli Parliament recently approved Amendment 5 to the Copyright Law, which introduces new anti-piracy proceedings. Copyright holders will have access to advanced enforcement tools in order to obtain protection for their works, primarily from online infringement.
23 October 2019
An Israeli firm has sued the Chinese company over inverter tech in Shenzhen and Jinan, building on German campaign
18 October 2019
A report by the UK IP Office finds more women named on patents than ever before – but also that they remain woefully under-represented. We present the top takeaways from a very timely study
11 October 2019
TSMC hits back against Globalfoundries with countersuits in the US, Germany and Singapore. The headline grabbing dispute takes place as the Lion City attempts to lure more cases with legal reforms
03 October 2019
The trademark sector is changing before our eyes. For decades, brands have based their branding strategies on one or two senses only – what consumers see and, at a later stage, what they hear. However, in the past few decades, we have witnessed a worldwide phenomenon of switching from visual trademarks to marks that incorporate other senses, such as holograms, flavours, 3D shapes, movements, sounds, smells and colours, among others.
02 October 2019
Shenzhen Transsion, the dominant mobile phone seller on the African continent, said to have come into IP conflict with Huawei shortly before going public
02 October 2019
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