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Israel Trademarks

October 27th, 2013 Comments off

Israel trademarks ordinance states that a trademark can be registered for any symbol utilized to identify the source of a good or service. A trademark is the legal protection offered by law to the business over its brand. In Israel, a trademark is considered to be the property of a business entity and the company is allowed to exclude others from using the same or similar brand. It can be in the form of letters, characters, words, digits or any signal of a different format. The trademark can be associated with a specific design, or on the other hand, it can be a text only word mark. In some instances, three-dimensional marks are allowed too.

Israel also recognizes slogans as eligible for use as trademarks in some cases and more so if a similar slogan has already been registered outside the jurisdiction of Israel in priority applications. The lawful protection of a trademark is on condition that it has to have a distinct character, be it a unique character inherent to that mark or be it a distinctive character which was acquired by use of that mark in Israeli marketplace.

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Fiscal support buoys China’s patent applications

November 20th, 2012 Comments off

Administrative policies are helping makers take copyrights more seriously. But most manufacturers still wait for buyers to request for IP protection prior to filing petitions.


Encouragement from the central and neighborhood governments is driving more China suppliers to apply patents for in-house designs. But even though the number of instances is on the rise, there is still a lengthy way to go prior to protected ODM models will dominate exports.

The country’s Ministry of Finance set out a provisional regulation in October 2009 that allowed funding for SMEs, public institutions and investigation facilities to apply for patents overseas. Each and every request can contain up to five countries with total endowment capped at ,000.

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Patent: Relevance And It’s Importance

November 19th, 2012 Comments off

A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state (national government) to an inventor or their assignee for a restricted period of time in exchange for a public disclosure of an invention. In other words, Patent is an alienable appropriate of monopoly given by a country to protect the possession of invention.

A patent application should incorporate claim defining the invention which need to be new, inventive, and beneficial or industrially applicable. The exclusive right granted to a patentee in most countries is the right to stop others from creating, utilizing, selling, or distributing the patented invention without permission.

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