Select Country

Select a country to view information on local trademark law

A-E  F-J  K-O  P-T  U-Z

Multinational Agreements
Enter Client Voucher:  info

Get Listed

Promote your expertise to IP professionals worldwide.
read more

Subscribe to Free Newsletter

To keep updated on the latest amendments to international trademark laws click here

Amendments to Trademark Laws

Print this page
Mai 02, 2011 (Newsletter Issue 7/11)
Show Country Survey

No Disclaimer Required

After implementation of the Madrid Protocol in September 2010, the Israeli Trademark Office (ITO) has issued a Circular of Administrative Instructions revising its practice with regard to requiring disclaimers. No requirement for a disclaimer will be made from the ITO's part concerning components of the trademark that were considered to lack inherent distinctive nature, if the mark as a whole exhibits distinctiveness. In the past the ITO required such a disclaimer.
Following this Registrar's Circular, the ITO's practice now resembles the OHIM regarding disclaimers in CTMs.

Source: Fisher Weiler Jones, Tel Aviv, Israel