Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Enforcement

  • We have extensive experience acting for leading global and Israeli brands, in relation to anti-counterfeiting, piracy, passing-off, domain name disputes and enforcing and protecting brands, whether in Israel or as part of a coordinated international anti-piracy action. Our clients operate in a broad range of sectors including fashion, clothing, luxury brands, media, pharmaceuticals, consumer electronic products, software, toys and food.

     

    Described by the World Trademark Review 1000 as "one of the most muscular litigation forces in Israel" we provide an effective one stop shop service for brand protection and anti-counterfeiting in Israel.

     

    Our services include: providing strategic advice on brand protection; instructing and working with local private investigators to carry out test purchases; liaising with Israeli Police force and Customs Officials; applying for and executing search and seizure orders; and seeking all other civil and criminal remedies.

     

    • Representing Lego, one of the world's largest toy manufacturers, in the initiation and execution of seizure orders with respect to counterfeit products and in trademark and copyright infringement proceedings
    • Representing Philips in its efforts against counterfeits and breaches of its intellectual property rights in Israel, including parallel import of reconditioned shavers and counterfeit electrical appliance
    • Representing Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc. in various IP related matters, in particular in regards to the seizure of counterfeit products
    • Representing Lemada Light Industries Ltd., (an Israeli board game manufacturer), in the enforcement of a search and seizure procedure following a local distributor’s attempt to import counterfeit copies of its renowned Rummikub® board game
    • Representing SKF Group, (the leading worldwide manufacturer and supplier of bearings), in a claim for injunctive relief as well as for statutory damages against local importer and distributer of counterfeit products