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Important facts about filing trademarks in Israel

Official languages


English, Hebrew.

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.

International agreements

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 examination. 


Registration duration

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.

     
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