After initial classification of an application, the Israel Patent Office examines applications in each category in turn to assign them to a particular technology group.
After initial classification of an application, the Israel Patent Office examines applications in each category in turn to assign them to a particular technology group. Unlike in some other jurisdictions, there is no need to request examination.
It has always been possible to jump the queue by requesting accelerated examination and submitting an affidavit testifying to due cause. Typical reasons for requesting accelerated examination include competitors already using the technology.
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Patent applications, IPO, accelerated examination