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Industrial Design registration in Israel

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  • Design fees

Fees associated with filing industrial design applications in Israel as well as other design fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Term for filing a design application in Israel

The design application in Israel claiming priority must be filed within six months from the priority date. The restoration of a priority right is not possible.

  • Multiple design application

Design application in Israel should refer to one design unless articles constitute a set of articles.

  • Minimum of filing documents

- request to register a design in Israel; 
- representation of design;
- class(es) of the International Classification to which design belongs;
- filing fees.

  • Power of Attorney

A simply signed digital copy of the Power of Attorney should be provided within three months from the date of filing the design application. No legalisation or notarization is required.

  • Priority document

The certified copy of the priority document must be provided within three months from filing the application; however, this term may be extended by paying the fine. If the priority document is not in one of the official languages (English, Hebrew or Arabic), the certified translation should be submitted as well.

  • Examination of a design application in Israel

The industrial design application undergoes formal and substantive examinations. No request for substantive examination is needed.

  • Novelty grace period

Disclosure of a design by its proprietor or a third party who obtained information on the design from the proprietor, lawfully or unlawfully, within a period of 12 months before the filing date of the application, or before its priority date, will not disprove the novelty of the design in Israel.

  • Grant and validity

There is no official grant fee for a design patent in Israel as far as it is included in the official fee for filing. The designs filed on or after August 7, 2018, are valid for 25 years from the filing date (18 years for designs filed before August 7, 2018). The fee for the first 5-year term is included in the official filing fee as well. Subsequent renewal fees are to be paid before the expiration of the current 5-year term. However, it is possible to pay the design maintenance in advance for the whole 25-year period.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

For foreigners, it is recommended to perform the industrial design prosecution in Israel through an agent, a registered Israeli patent attorney.

  • What can be registered

Any industrial object or product that exhibits a discernible form, shape, or decoration visible to the eye, which is both novel and possesses individual character, may qualify for design protection in Israel. To meet the requirements, these objects or products should not have been previously disclosed in Israel through sale, marketing, exhibition, or publication in circulating catalogues, magazines, or similar media before the application date (novelty criteria). Furthermore, the overall impression that the object or product conveys to an informed user must be distinct from the overall impression created by another design previously made public before the application date (individual character criteria).

  •  Note

Online Database for Israeli Designs Search.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Soroker, Agmon, Nordman on 19.02.2024
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Israeli IP Laws