The Palestinian territories, the West Bank and Gaza Strip, have separate jurisdictions with regards to Intellectual Property.
The Palestinian trademark and patent laws of 1938 are adopted in Gaza Strip, while the Jordanian laws are adopted in the West Bank. The two laws are very similar. For obtaining full protection all over the Palestinian territories, we recommend filing in both jurisdictions.Palestine is not a member of any international convention, but abides by the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks under the Nice Agreement. A separate application is to be filed for each class of goods and/or services in each jurisdiction.
Once a trademark application is filed, it is examined as to its registrability. Trademark applications accepted by the Registrar are published in the Official Gazette. There is a 3-month period open for ... More details