Information and Documents Required for Filing Patent Applications in ISRAEL

  • Full particulars of the Applicant, i.e. name, address, nationality, and, in the case of a company, its legal status. In case of a U.S. company the state of incorporation should be advised.
  • Original Power of Attorney simply signed, indicating who signed and in which capacity. Fax copies are not accepted. No legalization is required. If a client intends to file applications regularly in Israel, a General Power may be filed which may serve for all patent, trademark and design applications.
  • A copy of the specification in English. British-type claims are preferred, although U.S.-type claims may be filed. The latter often have to be amended during the course of the examination. Reference numerals should NOT be inserted into the claims.

    Please let us have copies thereof in SEARCHABLE ACROBAT (PDF) format as well as in MS-Word format.
  • Should the application have to be drafted by us please contact us for further details.
  • A set of drawings in ACROBAT (PDF) format. No frame should be drawn around the drawings and no written explanations given, except reference numerals.
  • If a priority is to be claimed, we require:
    • Date and number of basic application;
    • Priority document together with certified English translation, if applicable.
  • Multiple and partial priorities may be claimed.

    In the event that an application has to be filed urgently, we require the information under 1 above, Specification and at least informal drawings. The formal specification, formal drawings and the Power of Attorney may be filed within three months from the date of filing the application, and the priority document/s and certified English translation/s thereof (if applicable) within one year from date of filing the application.