Summary

Novelty: 

Novelty requirement in Jordan is absolute novelty. Yet, a grace period of 12 months starting from the first worldwide disclosure is available, in which the application can be filed without claiming a priority.

Formal & Substantive Examination:

Once all formalities filed the application will be examined with respect to compliance with the Formalities & Registrability provided for under the Industrial Designs and Models Law.

Classification: 

Although Jordan is not a member of the Locarno Agreement, the International Classification for Industrial Designs (32 Classes) under the said Agreement is implemented. 

Acceptance & Publication: 

Once the application is accepted, the subject design/model will be published in the official gazette, for opposition purposes. Within three months from publication, any interested party may file an opposition against the acceptance of the design/model.

Design/Model Term: 

A design/ model registration will last for 15 years (without paying maintenance fees) starting from the date of filing the application or from the priority date.

Transfer of Right: 

The right to a design/ model may be assigned, transferred through succession or license. The assignment of granted design/ model must be made in writing. An assignment will have no effect against third parties, unless it has been published in the Official Gazette and duly entered in the relevant records of the Industrial Design Office.

Address:

General Administration Building, No. 26, Prince Shaker bin Zaid Street, Shmeisani, Amman

P.O. Box: 921100, Amman 11192, Jordan
Telephone: (00 962-6) 5100 900
Fax: (00 962-6) 5100 901
Email: jordan@agip.com
Contact: Amro Hattab (Mr)

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