Significant Case Law

JERUSALEM MAGISTRATE COURT HOLDS THAT A DELAY OF PAYMENT DUE DID NOT CONSTITUTE A FUNDAMENTAL BREACH OF CONTRACT
Ko’ap Supermarket, Ltd. v. Aminor Investments, Ltd., Civ. Act. 32152-03-13 (Mag. Ct. Jer.) [Oct. 30, 2013].
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INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION – ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN ARBITRAL DECREES BY NON-SIGNATORIES IN U.S. FEDERAL COURT
The Ninth Circuit Upholds  Removal of State Action to Federal Court under the New York Convention based on Affirmative Collateral Estoppel Defense when Dispute Relates to Foreign Arbitration Agreement in “Any Conceivable Way.”

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TEL-AVIV DISTRICT COURT FINDS A DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN A MAJOR FOOD MANUFACTURER AND IT’S DISTRIBUTORS TO BE A “STANDARD CONTRACT” AND INVALIDATES THE TERMINATION CLAUSEBenny Sa’ada et.al. v. Strauss, Ltd. Civ. App. 38082-04-10 (Dis. Ct. Tel-Aviv) [Feb. 18, 2013]For more information, click here.

THE ISRAELI SUPREME COURT HOLDS THAT “MERGERS” OF CORPORATE ENTITIES DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN ASSIGNMENT AND ARE NOT WITH IN THE AMBIT OF SECTION 22 OF THE TORT ORDINANCE [NEW VERSION]
Ya’acov Caspi, Ltd., et. al. v. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya, Argentina S.A., Civ. App. 5251/10 (Sup.Ct.) [6 Jan. 2013]
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TEL-AVIV DISTRICT COURT ISSUE PRECEDENTIAL DECISION RULING THAT THE PRIVACY PROTECTION LAW, 1981 DOES NOT CEASE TO APPLY WHEN A PERSON DIES
Schwartzman v. P’sagot Pention Fund, Ltd. Open. Mot. 50752-01-12 (Dis. Ct. Tel-Aviv) [15 Oct. 2012]
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CENTRAL DISTRICT COURT RULES THAT A CONTRACT IS DISTIGUISHABLE WHEN AND ONLY WHEN IT CONTAINS SEVERAL PROMISES, EACH PROMISE HAVING ITS OWN CONSIDERATION, SUCH THAT EACH PROMISE STANDS ON ITS OWN FOOTING
Shikkun Dayarim, Ltd. v.  Mordechai Yemini, Open. Mot. 27114-11-11 (Cent.Dis. Ct.) [Sep. 4 2012]
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TEL-AVIV DISTRICT COURT HOLD THAT ADVERTISEMENTS AND PROPAGANDA MAY CONSTITUTE “LITERARY CREATIONS” IF AND ONLY IF THEY ARE NOT CODES
Gernetic Cosmetics International, Ltd. v. Amir Avidan & Goren Productions, Civ. App. 11988-02-10 (Dis. Ct. Tel Aviv) [28 Aug. 2012] For more details, click here.

ISRAELI SUPREME COURT CONCLUDES THAT DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPH MERITS COPYRIGHT PROTECTION
Amir Weinberg v. Eliezer Weishoff, Civ. App. 7774/09 (Sup. Ct. Jer.) [28 August 2012] For more details, click here

ISRAELI SUPREME COURT RULES ON THE PROPER CLASSIFICATION OF DAMAGES GRANTED TO AN INJURED PARTY FROM A REJECTION OF ONEROUS PROPERTY
Menahem Rahav, Functioning as a Trustee v. Interlink International Trade, et. al., Civ. App. 2717/10 (Sup. Ct. Jer.) [28 August 2012]
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ISRAELI SUPREME COURT RULES ON THE LEGAL NATURE OF A SEC. 19 LAND LAW ACTION. COURT FINDS THAT SUCH ACTION CONSTITUTES AN INDEPENDENT ACTION AND IS UNRELATED TO THE QUESTION OF WHO HAS THE DEJURE RIGHT TO HOLD THE PROPERTY
Ibrahim Joulani v. Charity of the Decedent Halil Sharaf Al-Din Abu Jabna, Appl. for Leave to App. 6998/11 (Sup. Ct. Jer.) [22 July, 2012]For more details click here.

TEL-AVIV DISTRICT COURT FINDS DEFENDANT LIABLE FOR BREACH OF TOMMY HILFIGER TRADEMARK
TOMMY HILFIGER LICENSING LLC, et. al., v. Elad Menachem, et. al., Civ. Act. 11296-09-10 (Dis. Ct., Tel-Aviv) [31 July 2012]
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COPYRIGHT AND MORAL RIGHT- BREACH OF COPYRIGHT- DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF COPYRIGHT
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el-Aviv Small Claims Court Awards Photographer  NIS 15,000 In Liquidated Damages for Breach of Photographer’s Copyright and Moral Right (20.08.12)
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