Important facts about filing trademarks in Israel
Multiple class filings
Israel's trademark system is a single class
application system. Each application must be filed separately
for each class.
A normal duration of a pending application
Approx. 1 year.
Israel is a member of the Paris Convention (enabling
claiming an up to 6 month priority date), but it is not,
as yet, a member of the Madrid Protocol.
Publication & Opposition
Application is published immediately. 3 Months are provided to
file an opposition, following the conclusion of the mark's
An Israeli trademark is in
force for 10 years (changed from 7 years on 2003) from the date of application, and can be
renewed for subsequent periods of 10 years.