Important facts about filing patents in Israel
A normal duration of a pending application
Approx. 3-5 years.
Israel is a member of the Paris Convention (enabling claiming
an up to 12 months priority date), and is also a member of the
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
Publication & Opposition
Application is published to oppositions. 3 Months are
provided to file an opposition, after examination is concluded
and the patent is published in the official Israeli Patent
What is not patentable?
Therapeutic treatment of the human body is
not patentable. however, medication and diagnostic methods for
humans are patentable.
New varieties of plants or animals are not patentable, except
for microbiological organisms, which are not derived from