COUNTRY : STATE OF ISRAEL
CAPITAL : JERUSALEM
LANGUAGES : HEBREW & ARABIC
MEMBER : PARIS CONVENTION, WTO-TRIPS, PCT, BERNE CONVENTION, MADRID PROTOCOL, WIPO
Israely Patents & Trademarks office is managed by The ministry of Justice.
Protection of Trademarks in Isreal:
1. NATIONAL REGISTRATIONS - Direct Filing with National Trademark Office.
Please refer our Treaties section on International Protection under Madrid System.
Therefore, to obtain protection in Isreal, there are two options from which the applicant can choose:
It is highly advisable to conduct a search of the proposed mark to ensure that a similar mark has not been applied for by other contenders and is not pending registration or is already registered.
Filing is done with the Trademark office of Israel.
• Infringement & Opposition Actions
• License and Assignment procedures
• Trademark Watch Services
The examination of the application is done to determine relative and absolute grounds for refusal to register the proposed application.
After accepting the trademark application, it is advertised in the monthly trademark journal and published on the website.
If there is no opposition to the published application, the mark is entered in the register and certificate of registration issued.
Pre - Registration: Prior usage would help overcome an objection to the distinctiveness of the proposed mark.
For quotation: firstname.lastname@example.org