December 14, 2017

New Online Database Provides Searches of Registered Designs in Israel

From Lexology:

Until recently, the only option for searching through registered designs in Israel was through the use of a computer terminal located at the Israel Patent Office (ILPO) in Jerusalem. In response to a growing demand for such searches, the ILPO has launched a new online database and search engine of registered designs that are qualified for publication.

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The database includes all updated information on registered designs whose blackout period has lapsed, and includes both active and expired designs. To date, searches for registered designs still in the blackout period require a specific petition and manual review of the files at the ILPO.

The information in the online database is available in both Hebrew and English, and searches can be carried out based on different parameters, such as proprietor name, number, title, class, filing date, priority details, etc.

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Includes info about a “peculiarity in the Israeli design legislation.”

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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