Jordan

June 12, 2017

Jordan: Accession to Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

The Accession Procedures of Jordan to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) with the Secretary General of WIPO have been completed. Accordingly, the Accession into the said Treaty entered into force, as of June 9, 2017. Thus, any PCT application filed on or after June 9, 2017 will automatically include the designation of Jordan; and the Jordanian nationals and residents will be able to submit international patent applications through the Jordanian Patent Office. Accession of Jordan to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) would benefit both the foreign and local applicants and would contribute to an increase in the number of patent applications filed with the Directorate of Industrial Property Protection at the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. Source: jordan@smas-ip.com
March 23, 2017

Jordan: Becomes Bound by the Patent Cooperation Treaty on June 9, 2017

  On June 9, 2017 Jordan becomes bound by the Patent Cooperation Treaty, and its residents and nationals will be entitled to file international applications under the PCT.  All international applications filed on or after June 9, 2017 will automatically designate/elect Jordan. Jordan is the 152nd party to the Treaty, thus, contributing to the expansion of the international patent system. Source:  www.ip-coster.com
January 6, 2017

Jordan:  Upcoming PCT Accession

Pursuant to amending the Patents Law in 2016, the Jordanian Council of Ministers approved the accession of Jordan to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). Accordingly, the instrument of accession is being prepared by the Ministry of Industry and Trade and Supply and will be signed on behalf of the government of Jordan and submitted at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Source:  SabaIP.com
December 15, 2016

Jordan: To Join the Patent Cooperation Treaty

The Jordanian Council of Ministers, headed by Prime Minister  Hani Al-Mulki has approved the accession of Jordan to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).  The accession of Jordan to the PCT would benefit both local and foreign applicants, which would contribute to the increase of patent applications  submitted to the Directorate of Industrial Property Protection.