Intellectual property protection in Israel

Intellectual Property in Israel

1. Israel general info

Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a parliamentary democracy country in the Middle East, on the Southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It borders Lebanon to the North, Syria to the Northeast, Jordan and the West Bank to the East, Egypt and the Gaza Strip on the Southwest and the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea to the South. Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel. Israel is a representative democracy country with a parliamentary system.

International Country Code: IL

Time zone: IST (UTC+2); Summer (DST) IDT (UTC+3)

Currency: New shekel (ILS)

Brief information about Patent registration in Israel (non-PCT)

Brief information about Patent registration in Israel (PCT national phase)

Brief information about Trademark registration in Israel

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Israel

2. IP Legal Base in Israel

Trade Marks Ordinance
Law to Amend Intellectual Property Laws
Patents Law
Consumer Protection Law
Patents Order
Design Provision In The Patents And Design Ordinance
Patent Regulations
Designs Rules

3. International organizations/agreements

Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Program-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite
Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol
Patent Law Treaty
Trademark Law Treaty
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Micro-organisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration 
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks 
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Madrid Agreement for the Repression of False or Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

4. Patent Office Contact Details

Israel Patent Office
Malcha Technology Park, Bldg. 5
1 Agudat Sport Hapoel st.
Jerusalem, 9695101
Phone: +972-2-5651666
Fax: +972-2-6467774

5. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Israel are available in the fee calculator.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Soroker, Agmon, Nordman on 24/01/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Israeli IP Laws

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