What is a Patent?

A Patent awards rights to the owner of a patent worthy invention. A patent holder, “is entitled to prevent anyone else from exploiting without his permission… the invention for which the patent was granted” (Section 49 of the Patent Law, 5727-1967) and ownership is both territorial and limited to a nonexpendable period of 20 years.

What is a Patent Worthy Invention?

A patent worthy invention as defined by Section 3 of the Patent Law is an invention, whether it be a product or a process in any technological field, that can be used for industrial purposes and has inventive progress.

What is the Purpose and Function of a Patent?

A Patent is the legislative way (in most territories around the world (of protecting a product or service that includes technological innovation against the unauthorized use of others. This allows for the protection of invention within the free market.

Why Choose Us for Your Patent Needs?

At Naomi Assia and Co., our experienced and legal Patent department has the skills and ability to provide the strategic vision, creative support, and professional follow-up needed to successfully protect and promote our clients' inventions.

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Our services include:

  1. Procuring patents- (provisional, utility, design, and PCT).
  2.  Managing, evaluating, and licensing patent portfolios.
  3.  Validating, infringing, or enforcing Patents- (advising clients and assisting them in choosing the best relevant path to achieve this)
  4. Offering interferences, examinations, oppositions in a foreign patent office and the courts –executed by our professional team in collaboration with associates universally.
  5. Creating drafts, files, and prosecution of local and foreign patent applications.
  6. Filing international patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), including filing of National Phase applications.
  7. Analysis of prior art, patents, and patent applications- for both offensive and defensive purposes.
  8. Counseling and opinion practice, including preparation of legal opinions – including issues of patentability, infringement, and enforceability of patents.