Palestine / West Bank

Filing Trademark Application: 

  1. A Power of Attorney duly legalized up to the Palestinian Consulate.

  2. The name, address, nationality, and occupation of the applicant.

  3. A copy of the Certificate of Incorporation or an Extract of the Entry of the Applicant Company in the Commercial Register.

  4. Twelve prints of the mark and the class of or list of goods and/ or services.

Filing Patent Application:

  1. A power of attorney notarized and duly legalized up to the Palestinian Consulate.

  2. Notarized Patent Form No. 1 sworn and signed by the inventor(s) as Applicant(s), or jointly by the inventor(s) with other person(s) as Applicants. In case of claiming Priority, the form should be signed by the Applicant in the Home Country or by his successor.

  3. Three copies of the specifications and claims in English and Arabic.

  4. Three sets of the formal drawings, if any.

Filing Design Application:

  1. Power of attorney notarized and legalized up to the Palestinian Consulate.

  2. Three sets of specimens or representations of the design.

  3. The name, business, nationality and address of the applicant.

  4. The class (es) in which the design is to be registered.

  5. The article(s) covered by the design and the material used in producing these items.

  6. A description of the design pointing out its novel aspects.

Filing Copyright Application:

At present there is no protection for copyright works in the West Bank. The Ottoman Law of 1910 which was effective during the Jordanian control of the West Bank is not implemented.



  • May priority is claimed under Paris Convention?
    - No

  • Can an application be filed without its complete documents?
    - No

  • What is the term of protection of a trademark?
    - Registration for seven years, renewable for 14 years as from the end of its term .

  • Can one application cover more than one class of goods/services?
    - No

  • Can the trademark application be opposed and what is the opposition period?
    - Yes, 3 months as from the publication date.

  • Can the assignment of an application be recorded?
    - Yes.


  • Can a registration be obtained for pharmaceutical products?
    - Yes.

  • Can convention priority be claimed?
    - No.

  • What is the term of protection of a patent and from which date is it calculated?
    - Yes, 16 years as from the filing date.

  • Can a patent application be filed without its complete documents?
    - No.

  • Could annuity payments be made before the granting of the patent?
    - Yes.

  • Does the Patents Office publish the patent applications in the Official Gazette?
    - Yes.


  • What are the novelty requirements for a design application to be valid?
    - New shape.

  • Can convention priority be claimed in your country?
    - No.


  • No law for this article.






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