Jordan

classification
CLASSIFICATION
11th edition – single class application
SEARCH
Possible for word and device marks
examination
EXAMINATION
On formal, absolute, and relative grounds
opposition
OPPOSITION
3 months from publication date
protection-term
PROTECTION TERM
10 years from filing date and renewable for like periods
use
USE
Vulnerable to cancellation if mark has not been used for 3 years from filing

Possible for filing oppositions, counter oppositions, and responding to office actions

Filing Requirements

  • Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified

What you need to know

  • Priority document may be submitted within 3 months from filing date
  • Copy of the notarized POA may be submitted at the time of filing. The legalized copy must be submitted within 3 months from the filing date
EQUIVALENT SEARCH
Published and granted patents may be searched by title, patentee name, inventors names, priority numbers and abstract
examination
EXAMINATION
As to form, novelty, inventiveness, and industrial applicability
publications
PUBLICATION
Published upon grant in the Official Gazette
opposition
OPPOSITION
3 months from publication date
annuities
ANNUITIES
Due annually on the anniversary of the filing date and payable after the granting of the patent. 6 months grace period for late payment with a surcharge
protection-term
PROTECTION TERM
20 years from filing date

Filing Requirements

  • Copy of certificate of incorporation of the applicant company, certified
  • 1 copy of the specifications in English, with Arabic Translation
  • 1 set of formal drawings
  • An Abstract containing a summary of the main points of the patent specifications and claims
  • Patent application Form No. 4 sworn and signed by the inventor(s) as applicant(s) or jointly with applicant(s), legalized
  • Certified copy of the claimed priority in language of origin (if applicable), with English and Arabic translations

What you need to know

  • Documents must be accompanied with a simple English translation if made in a foreign language
annuities
DURATION
15 years from filing date
examination
EXAMINATION
As to form and novelty
publications
APPLICATION WITH MULTIPLE FIGURES
Admissible
use
RENEWAL
Not possible

Filing Requirements

  • POA, legalized 
  • 3 representations of the design
  • Copy of certificate of incorporation of the applicant company, certified
  • An abstract of the design for publication in the Official Gazette
  • Deed of assignment, legalized 
  • Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified

What you need to know

  • Design title, abstract, class, drawings are needed at time of filing, all remaining documents may be submitted within 2 months of filing date

World Intellectual Property Organization, World Trade Organization, Berne Convention, Paris Convention, WIPO Copyright Treaty, WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, Budapest Treaty, Nice Agreement, Vienna Agreement, The International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

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