Patent Translation & Filing Requirements in Israel

Languages Allowable language(s) for specification upon filing to obtain filing date English, Hebrew or Arabic
Language(s) of translation (language(s) of procedure) English or Hebrew
PCT National/regional phase possible Yes
Time limit for entering national/regional phase 30 months from filing/priority date
Time limit for filing translation 3 months from invitation (extendible by 6 months upon payment of fees)
Paris Convention / Direct Time limit for filing translation 3 months from official communication (extendible by 6 months upon payment of fees)
Certification needed for translation Yes
Certified copy of priority application required Yes, 12 months from filing date
Translation of priority application required No, only upon request
Certification needed for translation of priority application Yes
EP Required translations N/A

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