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Israel

Primary Sources

  • Appellations of Origin (Procedure before Appeal Committee) Regulations, 5727-1966 (as amended up to April 1, 1986) (1986)
  • Appellations of Origin (Procedure of Registration of Appellations of Origin Originating in a Foreign Country) Regulations, 5727-1967 (1967)
  • Appellations of Origin (Procedure of Registration of Appellations of Origin Originating in Israel) Regulations, 5726‒1966 (1966)
  • Civil Procedure Regulations, 5744-1984 (consolidated version of 2014) (2014)
  • Commercial Torts Law, 5759-1999 (1999)
  • Commercial Torts Regulations (Remedies and Procedures), 5760-1999 (2000)
  • Communications Law (Telecommunications and Broadcasting), 5742-1982 (2012)
  • Computers Law, 5755-1995 (as amended on July 17, 2012) (2012)
  • Consumer Protection Law, 5741-1981 (1981)
  • Copyright (Convention for Protection of Producers of Phonograms) Order, 5738-1978 (1978)
  • Copyright Act, 2007 (as amended on July 28, 2011) (2011)
  • Copyright Regulations (Libraries and Archives), 5769-2008 (2008)
  • Copyright Regulations (Public Performance in Education Institutions), 5770-2012 (2012)
  • Copyright Regulations (Rules of Procedure for the Committee on the Determination of Royalties), 5731-1971 (1971)
  • Courts Act, 5744-1984 (consolidated version of 2014) (2015)
  • Criminal Procedure Law, 5742-1982 (consolidated version of 2014) (2014)
  • Customs Ordinance [New Version] (2014)
  • Department of Justice, Administrator General and Official Receiver, Public Tender No. 23/14, Invitation to software companies, specializing in developing capital market investments softwares, to offer proposals for development or supplying of capital investment software for the Administrator General (2014)
  • Design Regulations (International Convention), 1935 (1935)
  • Design Rules, 1925 (consolidated version of 2014) (2014)
  • Film Law, 5759-1999 (2000)
  • Haifa District Court, 43006-08-10 (22.09.2011), Spin Master Ltd v. Chai Amara and the State of Israel (Customs and VAT division).
  • Israel Supreme Court (Court of Appeal), 25.3.2010, LCA 4447/07, Rami Mor v. Barak E.T.C the Company for Bezeq International Services Ltd.
  • Israel Supreme Court (Court of Appeals), 25.4.90, LCA 634/89,Rine, A. v. Fuji Electronics Inc.
  • Israel Supreme Court (Court of Appeals), 5.6.2013, LCA 5097/11, Teleran Communications (1986) Ltd. V. Charlton Inc.
  • Israel Tax Authority, Custom Procedures (Foreign Trade), Chapter 15: Procedure for Intellectual Property Protection, 05.12.10.
  • Law for Making Works, Performances and Broadcasts Accessible for Persons with Disabilities (Law Amendments), 5774-2014 (2014)
  • Law for Protection of Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications, 5725-1965 (as amended up to April 1, 2012) (2012)
  • Law for Protection of Performers’ and Broadcasters’ Rights of 1984 (consolidated version of 2015)
  • Law on the Protection of Symbols, 5735-1974 (1974)
  • Law to Amend Intellectual Property Laws (Modifications to Implement the Provisions of the TRIPS Agreement), 5760-1999 (2000)
  • Merchandise Marks Ordinance, 1929 (as amended up to January 1, 2000) (2000)
  • National Library Law, 5768-2007 (Extract) (2007)
  • Patent Law, 5727-1967 (consolidated version of 2014) (2014)
  • Patent Order (Determination of Enterprises and Institutions for the purpose of section 137 of the Law), 5728-1968 (2014)
  • Patent Regulations (Application of the Patent Cooperation Treaty) (Amendment No. 2), 7121-2012
  • Patent Regulations (Application of the Patent Cooperation Treaty), 1996 (as amended up to June 1, 2012) (2012)
  • Patent Regulations (Application of the Patent Cooperation Treaty), 5756-1996 (1996)
  • Patent Regulations (Extension of Period of Protection-Procedures for Application for an Order, for Opposition to an Order and for Application for Cancellation), 5758-1998 (consolidated version of 2014) (2014)
  • Patent Regulations (Notice of a Patent Invention by a State Official), 5730‒1969 (as amended 1983) (2014)
  • Patents and Design Ordinance (1954)
  • Patents and Designs Ordinance 1926 (as amended up to June 16, 2008) (2008)
  • Patents and Designs Regulations (Procedures before the Appeal Committee), 5712−1952, as consolidated 2014 (2014)
  • Patents Regulations (Authority Procedures, Documents, Procedure, and Fees) (amendment), 5772-2012 (2014)
  • Patents Regulations (Office Practice, Rules of Procedure, Documents and Fees), 5728-1968 (as amended on October 21, 2015) (2016)
  • Penal Law, 5737-1977 (consolidated version of 2014) (2014)
  • Pharmacists Ordinance (New Version) 1981 (consolidated version of 2014) (2010)
  • Proposed Bill for Patent Term Extension (Amendment No. 13 to the Patent Law), 7.5.2012.
  • Protocol No. 204 of the Economic Committee meeting (10.2.2014) on proposed Bill for applying restrictions on advertisment and marketing of tobacco products (amendment No. 7), 2014, The 19th Knesset.
  • Public Broadcasting Law, 5774-2014 (Consolidated version of 2015)
  • Rechovot Hashalom Court, 4.2.2008, 003800/06 A, Target Point International Agencies Ltd. V. State of Israel, Customs and VAT Division.
  • Recommendations of the Interministerial Committee on Regulation of Intelectual Property in Governmental Offices, 2008.
  • Regulation of Israeli Patent Authority under the PCT (Amendment to the Patents Law No. 9), 5771-2011
  • Restrictive Trade Practices Law, 5748-1988 (as amended) (2014)
  • Tel Aviv District Court, TA 1759-09, 1.11.2011, The Timberland Company v. Sharon Asayag.
  • Tel Aviv District Court, TA 33666-07-11, 8.10.2015, Onipharm Ltd. V. Sanofi Aventis Israel Ltd. And K.Z.T. Ltd.
  • Tel Aviv District Court, TA 37039-05-15, ZIRA Organization (Copyrights protection on the Internet) and others v. John Doe and others, 1.7.2015.
  • The Encouragement of Industrial Research and Development Law, 5744-1984 (as updated on June, 2005) (2005)
  • The Israeli Office of Patents, Trademarks and Industrial Design, Objection for registration of trademark No. 213924, Basic Trademark S.A. v. Karelia Tobacco Company Inc.
  • Trade Marks Ordinance (New Version), 5732-1972 (consolidated version of 2010)
  • Trademark Regulations, 1940 (as amended up to June 1, 2015) (2015)
  • Trademarks (Appeal to District Court) Regulations, 5748-1987 (as amended on April 1, 2011) (2011)
  • Trade-marks Order (Convention of Industrial Property), 1934 (2014)
  • Trademarks Regulations (Application of the Madrid Protocol), 5767-2007 (consolidated version of 2014) (2014)
  • Unjust Enrichment Law, 5739-1979 (1979)

Secondary Sources

  • Aaronsohn Aboulafia & Company, Limiting competition and protection of trade secrets (accessed August 2016).
  • AIPPI (2005). “Limitations on exclusive IP Rights by competition law”, Q.187, Israel, Tal Band.
  • AIPPI (2006). “Amendment of patent claims after grant (in court and administrative proceedings, including re–examination proceedings requested by third parties)”, Q.189, Israel, Nachman Cohen Zedek.
  • AIPPI (2008). “Damages for infringement, counterfeiting and piracy of Trademarks”, Q.203, Israel, Tal Band.
  • AIPPI (2008). “Liability for Contributory Infringement of IPRs”, Q.204, Israel, Tal Band.
  • AIPPI (2009). “The Protection of Major Sports Events and associated commercial activities through Trademarks and other IPR”, Q.210, Israel, Ron Klagsbald, 19.5.2009.
  • AIPPI (2010). “Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs – certain aspects of patent infringement”, Q.204P, Israel, Michael Factor, 25.4.2010.
  • AIPPI (2010). “Protection against the dilution of a trade mark”, Israel, Nachman Cohen Zedek, Dor Cohen Zedek, Yossi Markovich, Anat Mandel, 27.4.2010.
  • AIPPI (2010). “Protection of trade secrets through IPR and unfair competition law”, Q.211, Israel, Tal Band, Ilan Miller, 17.5.2010.
  • AIPPI (2011). “The availability of injunctions in cases of infringement of IPRs”, Q.219, Israel, Ran Vogel, 25.4.2011.
  • AIPPI (2011). “The requirement of genuine use of trademarks for maintaining protection”, Q.218, Israel, Noam Blei, 25.4.2011.
  • AIPPI (2012). “The use of prosecution history in post-grant patent proceedings”, Q.229, Israel, Ran Vogel, 7.6.2012.
  • AIPPI (2013). “Relief in IP proceedings other than injunctions or damages”, Q.236, Israel, Eran Liss, Dan Adin, 29.4.2013.
  • AIPPI (2014). “Second medical use or indication claims”, Q.238, Israel, David Gilat, Liad Whatsttein, Yair Ziv, 1.6.2014.
  • AIPPI (2015). “Acquiescence (tolerance) to infringement of Intellectual Property Rights”, Q.192, Israel, Tal Band.
  • AIPPI (2015). “Inventorship of Multinational Investments” Q.244, Israel, Eran Bareket, 10.6.2015.
  • AIPPI (2016). “AIPPI Study Report 2016 – Study Question (Designs) – Added matter: the standard for determining adequate support for amendments”, Israel, Ari Laakkonen, David Ran Dovev Gilat Vogel Apel, 30.6.2016.
  • AIPPI (2016). “AIPPI Study Report 2016 – Study Question (Designs) – Requirements for protection of designs”, Israel, Anne Marie Verschuur, Eran Soroker, Robert Dorneanu and Sa’ar Alon, 24.4.2016.
  • AIPPI, (2012). “Infringement of trademarks by goods in transit”, Q230, Israel, Jonathan Agmon, 15.5.2012.
  • AIPPI, (2013). “Relevant public for determining the degree of recognition of famous marks, well-known marks and marks with reputation”, Q234, Israel, Ron Klagsbald, April 2013.
  • APM & Company, Patent registration of software-related inventions in Israel, 20.6.2012
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  • DLA Piper (2015). Guide to Going Global – Intellectual Property and Technology, pp. 100-106.
  • European Commission, (2006). Survey on IPR protection and enforcement in third countries, Country Profile: Israel.
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  • Globes (2010), “A cause for concern”, 18.1.2010 (accessed August 2016).
  • Goldshmidt, R. (2014). “Use of Open-Source based computerized systems in Governmental Offices”, The Research & Information Center of the Israeli Knesset, 22.10.2014.
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  • Israel Technology Law Blog, Digital Rights Management, 2.6.2014 (accessed August 2016).
  • Law.co.il, Israeli Court quashes an interim order to block access to Popcorn Time, 10.7.2015 (accessed August 2016).
  • Luzzatto & Luzzatto, (2009). “Country correspondent: Israel”, in World Trademark Review Yearbook 2009, pp. 94-95.
  • Luzzatto & Luzzatto, Industrial Design Law in Israel – 2016 (accessed August 2016).
  • Luzzatto & Luzzatto, Pharmaceutical Patents in Israel, 11.12.2008 (accessed August 2016).
  • Nair, M. (2012). “Canada and Israel: Cultivating Fairness of Use”, PIJIP Research Paper no. 2012-04 American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.
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  • Reinhold Cohen Group, The patentability of a method of doing business and software-related inventions in Israel, May 2008 Newsletter (accessed August 2016).
  • Reinhold Cohn Group, Practical Approaches to Brand Protection: Getting the Most from Border Measures, 21.10.2014 (accessed August 2016).
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