<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, […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Business Methods Patent Eligibility</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Much Ado about Nothing</span>

Business Methods Patent Eligibility Much Ado about Nothing

In a court ruling of Alice Corp vs. CLS Bank, the supreme court of justice hereinafter: “The Court” determined that the defense of patent eligibility shall not be bestowed upon a computed method of financial exchange which minimizes risk of either sides of a deal not filling their obligation towards the other. Patent eligibility is […]

Amending a Patent Specification and Claims to a Registered Patent Genentech v Celltrion (Cancellation Request No.122910-Objection to Specification Amendment)

The case at hand was brought by Celltrion, Inc. and Perrigo Israel Pharmaceutical, Ltd. against Genentech, Inc., owner of the disputed patent, regarding Patent Cancellation Request No. 122910. The case was brought before Yearah Shoshani-Caspi, arbiter, of the Israeli Patent and Trademark Registrar’s Office. The Facts: Opposition to a request for a specification amendment of a […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Unjust Enrichment-Copying an Unregistered Solar Memorial ‘Candle’</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">District Court of Tel Aviv, Ilan Chanina v. Yevu VeYistu Rechovot Ltd. 36177-01-11</span>

Unjust Enrichment-Copying an Unregistered Solar Memorial ‘Candle’ District Court of Tel Aviv, Ilan Chanina v. Yevu VeYistu Rechovot Ltd. 36177-01-11

Hon. Avraham Yaakov presided. Given 9 July, 2012. Remedies Seeked Plaintiff requested a permanent injunction instructing the defendants to cease and desist the import of a solar memorial ‘candle’ called ‘Ner HaTamid’ as well as a request to grant a permanent injunction for the destruction of any existing candles as well as the molds used […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Online Sports Broadcasting: ‘Fair Use’ and Revealing User Info</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">The Football Association Premier League LTD. vs. John Doe</span>

Online Sports Broadcasting: ‘Fair Use’ and Revealing User Info The Football Association Premier League LTD. vs. John Doe

Background The Israeli Supreme Court has ruled, in a recent ruling, that the owner of an Israeli website which offers the viewing of sporting events through ‘streaming’ technology has infringed copyright laws. The issue was not at all simple. Many questions regarding the classic definitions of copyright law took on new meaning in a case […]