New Online Database Provides Searches of Registered Designs in Israel
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.
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.
Read the Complete Article
Includes info about a “peculiarity in the Israeli design legislation.”
Direct to New Database
Filed under: Academic Libraries, News, Resources
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.