<span class="entry-title-primary">Copyright in Architectural Works</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Intellectual property of architects vs owners’ property rights</span>

Copyright in Architectural Works Intellectual property of architects vs owners’ property rights

Author: Iyar Stav, Esq. Published in issue no. 110 of “Architecture of Israel Quarterly” http://www.aiq.co.il/ Translation: Noel Canin A conclusion reached from the 2007 Copyright Act is that architecture is perceived, at least by the legislator, as a kind of an art. “Architectural work” counts, alongside “sculpture”, “painting” and “photography,” as various examples of the […]

Introduction to Trade Secrets law in Israel

Introduction to Trade Secrets law in Israel

Chapter 2 of the Commercial torts Law -1999 deals with protect against misappropriation of trade secrets . Trades secrets are considered as non-registered intellectual property. In other words, it is not possible or worthwhile for the owner of a trade secret to register it. This kind of protection is an alternative to patent protection. The […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">See-Through Texting Patent</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Transparent Texting</span>

See-Through Texting Patent Transparent Texting

Ever walked and texted simultaneously? This article is about you. Apple secured a U.S patent for a so called “transparent texting” technology that enables the users to see what is in front of them while texting. Numbers of smartphone users who stumble upon walls, glass windows and other random objects are rising persistently, along with […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Amazon Fortune Telling Patent</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Anticipatory Shipping</span>

Amazon Fortune Telling Patent Anticipatory Shipping

Amazon had secured a patent known as “method and system for anticipatory package shipping” in year 2013. The invention is basically a shipping booster which predicts pre designated area segments of proffered ordered products and pre-delivers those products to the specified areas of distribution, while the good are being shipped, the route changes to various […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Google’s Micro Lens Tech Patent</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">When Google Glass gave Birth</span>

Google’s Micro Lens Tech Patent When Google Glass gave Birth

“Intrusive Technology” has been debated for several years now that technology minimized itself more and more. Google as the usher of new technology and pioneer of various fields of technology as filed a patent application with the USPTO. The patent application is a contact lens with a tiny camera embedded with many uses including aiding […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Apple Won a See-Through Glass Building Patent Design</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">The USPTO granted Steve Jobs a patent design for See-Through Glass Building.</span>

Apple Won a See-Through Glass Building Patent Design The USPTO granted Steve Jobs a patent design for See-Through Glass Building.

Although there are several transparent architectural designs in the United States such as Phillip Johnson’s “Glass House” and other architectural designs by Apple like the Cylindrical Store Entrance design and the “Flying Saucer” event auditorium. It is now official, to say that on the 26th of August this year Apple had successfully registered her unique […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Adidas v. Under Armour for Patent Infringement</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Wearable Tech IP Infridgement Dispute</span>

Adidas v. Under Armour for Patent Infringement Wearable Tech IP Infridgement Dispute

Under armour, located in Baltimore allegedly infringed 10 registered Adidas patents. Adidas’s patents were registered between years 2007-2013 all in the field of wearable technology, fitness training and tracking devices. The core of the debate is the allegedly infringing products of model “Armour39” watches, chest straps and “MapMyFitness” trackers. MapMyFitness is a unique connected fitness […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Disney v. Deadmau5 Trademark Infringement</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Disney might Kill Deadmau5</span>

Disney v. Deadmau5 Trademark Infringement Disney might Kill Deadmau5

Today, the 3rd of September, 2014 Disney has field a block to Deadmau5’s trademark request in the United States. Disney claims that the iconic mouse logo is too similar to the famous Mickey Mouse character in various Disney productions. Deadmau5 also known as Joel Zimmerman applied for the trademark a year ago and had also […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">China’s Trademark Troll Trend</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Of Trolls and Chinese Mimicry</span>

China’s Trademark Troll Trend Of Trolls and Chinese Mimicry

Like many US clean tech companies, successfully registering any company IP rights in China has been a long term saga with an unknown destination. Considering the fact that more than 70% of china’s economy is based on forgery and copying there is no surprise such difficulties in the IP registering field arise. The Palo Alto, […]