Filing rules by country

Israel

Patent filing & translation requirements

Below we’ve listed the patent filing and translation requirements for Israel. Whilst we endeavour to ensure these regulations remain up-to-date, they are subject to change. We advise you check with the local patent office or relevant counsel regarding any questions about country specific regulations.

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Direct Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Israel
LanguageEnglish
Filing Deadline12 months
Filing ExtensionNo
Translation ExtensionNo
Power of AttorneyYes, IPO will send notice when time to submit (original required, notarized: No, legalized: No)
General POA AcceptedYes
AssignmentsNo
Excess Claims Fee Due at FilingIf more than 50 claims are initially submitted, the IPO will mail a notice setting a deadline to pay the extra claims fee
Claims Amendment Possible at FilingYes
Fee for Amending Claims at FilingNo
Request for Examination DeadlineDue upon filing
Can Examination be Requested at Filing?Yes
Priority Document12 months from filing date, certified copy, no translation required
PCT Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Israel
LanguageEnglish
Filing Deadline30 months
Filing ExtensionNo
Translation ExtensionNo
Power of AttorneyYes, IPO will send notice when time to submit (original required, notarized: No, legalized: No)
General POA AcceptedYes
AssignmentsNo
Excess Claims Fee Due at FilingIf more than 50 claims are initially submitted, the IPO will mail a notice setting a deadline to pay the extra claims fee
Claims Amendment Possible at FilingYes
Fee for Amending Claims at FilingNo
Request for Examination DeadlineDue upon filing
Can Examination be Requested at Filing?Yes
Patent Prosecution HighwayYes

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