Changes in the Israel Patent Office Official Fees effective 1 January 2013

01.12.2012

The Israeli Patent Regulations were recently amended and new Official Fees were introduced as part of these amendments.

Following are some basic fees effective 1 January 2013:

  • Filing fee 2,000 NIS / $540
  • Extension of time fee 200 NIS / $54
  • Renewal fee 1-6 years 800 NIS / $216
  • Renewal fee 7-10 years 1,600 NIS / $432
  • Renewal fee 11-14 years 2,400 NIS / $648
  • Renewal fee 15-18 years 4,000 NIS / $1,081
  • Renewal fee 19-20 years 5,600 NIS / $1,513
  • Opposition fee 2,000 NIS / $540

Also starting 1 January 2013, the following new fee will be introduced as follows:

• Grant fee 700 NIS / $189

• Excess page fee 250 NIS / $68, to be paid at the time of filing the application for every 50 pages over the first 100 (not including Sequence Listing).

A 40% discount for filing fees and grant fees will be offered to individuals, or companies and partnerships having an annual turnover of up to 10 million NIS in the past year, given that the patent application filed is the first for the invention.

A declaration regarding the annual turnover will be required from companies and partnerships in order to apply for this discount.

 

 

 

 

 

Current Exchange rate $1 = 3.7 NIS

The fees indicated above are subject to change without prior notice, due to difference in rate of exchange between the Israeli Shekel and US Dollar. Changes in the fees could also be caused due to periodic increase implemented from time to time by the Patent Office.

 

 

 

 

Changes in the Israel Trademark Office Official Fees effective 1 January 2013

The Israeli Trademark Regulations were recently amended and new Official Fees were introduced as part of these amendments.

Following are some basic fees effective 1 January 2013:

• Filing fee in first class 1,593 NIS / $425

• Filing fee in each additional class 1,196 NIS / $319

• Filing for expedited examination 747 NIS / $199

• Extension of time fee one month 73 NIS / $19

• Renewal fee 10 years in first class 2,838 NIS / $757

• Renewal fee 10 years in additional class 2,396 NIS / $639

• Recordal of assignment / change of name 312 NIS / $83

• Opposition fee 802 NIS / $214

 

 

Current Exchange rate $1 = 3.7 NIS

The fees indicated above are subject to change without prior notice, due to difference in rate of exchange between the Israeli Shekel and US Dollar. Changes in the fees could also be caused due to periodic increase implemented from time to time by the Patent Office.

 

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