Jordan

Filing Trademark Application:

  1. A Power of Attorney form duly legalized up to the Jordanian Consulate.

  2. The name, nationality, address and occupation of the applicant.
    3. A list of the goods or services to be covered.

  3.  Six prints of the mark.

  4. Certified copy of the Priority document, if any, could be filed within three months as from the filing date.

  5. A simply copy of Commercial Registration certificate if the applicant an individual.

Filing Patent Application:

  1. A power of attorney duly legalized up to the Jordanian Consulate.

  2. Patent Form No. 4 signed and sworn by each inventor and applicants, notarized and duly legalized up to the Jordanian Consulate.

  3. One copy of the patent specification and claims in both English and Arabic.

  4. One set of the formal drawings, if any.

  5. To avoid the substantive examination of the patent application, a copy of the letters patent (registration certificate) is required in order to complete) the registration procedures.

  6. An abstract of the invention of no more than 200 words for the purpose of publication in the Official Gazette.

  7. A certified copy of the certificate of registration or the certificate of incorporation of the Applicant Company.

  8. A certified priority document (to be submitted within two months of the date of filing the application) if priority is claimed, along with its English and Arabic translation completely, the specifications, claims and abstract should match the filed documents in Jordan. If differences are shown in the said document with the filed documents whether in the inventors names or the applicants, a duly legalized deed of assignment should be filed along with simply signed letter from the applicant clarifying the cause of such differences.

Notes:

  1. If the documents are in a language other than the Arabic or English language, the documents must be translated into both the Arabic and English languages. If the documents are in the English language, the documents must be translated into the Arabic language only and our charges for translation are US$35.00 per page. And US$ 45 from other language. ( we can handle such translation).

  2. Documents mentioned under numbers: 1, 2, 5, 7, 8 and 9 can be submitted within 60 days from the filing date.

  3. Absolute novelty is required for filing a National Phase Patent Application whereas any application should be filed before the lapse of 12 months as from its publication date or Priority date (if it is claimed), according to Article No. 3/1 & 2 of the Jordanian Patent Law.

  4. The Patent Office is currently not accepting any patent annuities till the issuance of the related regulations which has not been issued yet .

Filing Design Application:

  1. A power of attorney duly legalized up to the Jordanian Consulate.

  2. Three dimensions set of the design.

  3. Name, address, nationality and business of the applicant.

  4. The class in which each model is to be registered.

  5. The article covered by each model and the material used in producing it.

  6. A briefing of not more than 50 words of the model for publication purposes.

  7. A declaration of novelty of the model.

  8. A certified copy of the certificate of registration of the company or articles of association for a corporate person.

  9. A deed of assignment from the inventor(s) to the applicant if the applicant is not the inventor duly legalized.

Filing Copyright Application:

Written Materials:

  1. A duly legalized power of attorney up to the Jordanian Consulate.

  2. Two copies of the work.

Other Works:

  1. A duly legalized power of attorney up to the Jordanian Consulate.

  2. Two copies of the copyright work.

FAQ

Tr
ademarks

  • May priority be claimed under the Paris Convention?
    - Yes.

  • Is use required before registration or for maintaining the registration in force?
    - Use is not required before registration; however, lack of use may subject the trademark to cancellation by a third party.

  • Can one application cover more than one class of goods/services?
    - No.

  • Is use of trademark on one item sufficient to maintain the protection for all the goods covered by the registration?
    - No.

  • What is the term of protection of a trademark?
    - A trademark registration according to the new Law is valid for 10 years from the date of filing the application or from the priority date.

  • What are the types of use required?
    - Sales, exhibitions, advertisements & bills or shipment documents.

  • Can the assignment of an application be recorded?
    - No, only when the application matures into registration.

  • Can an assignment be made with or without the goodwill?
    - Yes.

  • Is recording a license agreement compulsory?
    - No.

  • Can the trademark application be opposed and what is the opposition period?
    - Yes, within three months of the publication date.

Patents

  • Can convention priority be claimed?
    - Yes.

  • Can a patent application be filed without its complete documents?
    - Yes.

  • What is the term of protection of a patent and from which date is it calculated?
    - A patent under the new Law is valid for twenty years from the date of filing the application.

  • Can a registration be obtained for pharmaceutical products?
    - The new Law allows for the protection of chemical products.

  • Is working of the invention required to keep protection in force?
    - Working of patents is an official requirement within three years as from the date of grant.

  • Can the specifications or claims be amended?
    - Yes.

  • Can annuity payments be made before the granting of the patent?
    - No.

  • Is there a novelty requirement?
    - Yes, worldwide.

Designs

  • Does Jordan use the international classification?
    - No.

  • What are the novelty requirements for a design application?
    - Local novelty is stipulated.

  • What is the term of protection of a model or design i?
    - A design registration is valid for 15 years starting as from the date of filing the application .

  • Can convention priority be claimed?
    - Yes.

Copyrights

  • Is copyright protected in Jordan?
    - Yes.

  • Must license agreements be recorded?
    - Yes.

  • What is the length of protection of a copyright?

  1. Sound recording is protected for 50 years.

  2. Broadcasting programs for 20 years.

  3. The copyright protection period provided for in this law shall be valid for the lifetime of the author and for 50 years after his death.
     

 

   

 


 

 

Power of attorney Arabic / English

Patent form no.4

 

 

 

 
 

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