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News from Abroad: Israel PTO Proposes to Stop Rejecting Divisional Applications for "Overlap" with Parent Cases
Many patent practitioners will never have need to file a patent application in Israel, a country of nine million people that's geographically smaller than New Jersey. But if you're one of those practitioners who does file in Israel from time to time -- and I suspect that readers of Patent Docs file in Israel at a higher rate than the general practitioner population -- you'll be pleased to know...
News from Abroad: Recent Amendments to the Israel Patent Statute
Most readers of this blog are familiar with the situation in which you or your client files a patent application before the invention is ready for commercialization, e.g., the chemical process described therein is still being optimized, or FDA approval will only occur in the (distant) future, or there's not enough investment capital yet to develop the product to a stage ready for launch. If you'r