Category Archive: Patents

Filing a Patent Application in Israel: Q&A

Patents filed in Israel are governed by the Israel Patent Act of 1967, and the appropriate regulations and Registrar’s guidelines enacted thereof. In order for an invention to be accepted as a patent, two main statutory requirements should be applied: Novelty and Inventive Step. As we are familiar with the uncertainty of filing for patents in a …

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The London Agreement Facilitating Inventors to Obtain Protection in More Countries in the EU Will Come Into Effect in the Beginning of May 2008

According to the current status, after the grant of the patent is published, the applicant has to decide on which EU member countries he wishes to seek protection at, and upon decision, a full translation of the patent to the national language has to be filed within a prescribed time limit.  For example, if the applicant …

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