Jordanian Patent Law

Jordanian patent law conforms to the World Intellectual Property Organization standards. Membership in the Patent Cooperation Treaty is pending; this membership would enable international applications through the Jordanian Patent Registry. Sanctions for patent infringement may include imprisonment for up to one year and fines up to three thousand Jordanian Dinars. Following, there is a brief description of Jordanian patent law.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

How does Jordanian patent law address priority claims and the novelty issue?
Can an application be amended?
When do a patent holder’s rights terminate?
What happens if the patent holder does not use the patent?
What enforcement rights does the patent holder have?


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