Eitan Shaulsky, head of the Firm's Litigation Department, obtained a judgment in Contempt of Court proceedings on behalf of our client, a leading sportswear company. In the context of the judgment, which was issued in the absence of the respondent, the Court ordered that the respondent pay a fine of NIS 5,000, approximately US$1,400, for every future violation of the judgment. We are not aware of any precedent for issuance of such an order in the absence of the respondent.
On November 12, 2013, Adv. Inbal Navot-Eisenthal spoke about Intellectual Property rights at the Israel Cosmetics Conference which took place in Herzliya.
On November 11, 2013, Sanford Colb was a moderator at the AIPPI conference in Tel-Aviv.
Sanford Colb will be speaking at the AIPPI International Conference, which will take place between November 10-11, 2013 at the Dan Panorama Convention Center in Tel-Aviv.
David Colb has been appointed Co-Chair of the IP Practice in Israel Committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
Sanford T. Colb & Co. was the diamond sponsor of the IATI-BIOMED 2013 conference in Tel Aviv in June, 2013. Sanford T. Colb & Co. hosted a lunch reception on the first day of the conference, which included a talk by senior patent attorney, Dr. Dan Goldstein, entitled: "Survey of recent developments in patent law relevant to the medical device community". On the second day of the conference, Sanford T. Colb & Co. hosted a dinner reception at their farm in Rehovot.
In May, 2013 Sanford T. Colb & Co. co-sponsored an academic conference at Bar-Ilan University on "Understanding Entrepreneurship: On IP, Culture and Innovation Environments". The conference featured leading patent law scholars and practitioners in the U.S. and Israel. During this conference, Adv. Sanford Colb led an open discussion with the audience related to patent reform, and Dr. Dan Goldstein gave a presentation about enhancing access to the US patent system while inhibiting waste.
On January 5, 2012, the Israel Commissioner of Trademarks announced that trademarks
in the form of slogans will henceforth be registrable subject to the same criteria
and other trademarks. This reverses the current policy which denied registration
to most slogans. The change in policy resulted from a recent District Court decision.
Sanford T. Colb was recently named the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of
the Jerusalem College of Technology