Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

75% of countries worldwide are members of the PCT, coverage and information on the PCT can be viewed here. (Source: WIPO).

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Latest News: Jordan

Jordan has officially become the 152nd Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Contracting State and all PCT applications filed on or after 9 June 2017 will automatically designate this state.

As a result, from 9 June 2017 it will no longer be necessary to file a Jordan application at 12 months from the earliest priority date if a PCT application is filed. A national phase application will still have to be filed in Jordan to obtain patent protection in this territory, but only at the end of the international phase of PCT.

Jordan: General Information

  • Area: Approximately 89,341 km²
  • Population: 10 million
  • Capital: Amman
  • Currency: Dinar
  • GDP: $ 86 billion
  • Domain name extension: .jo
  • Languages: Arabic (official language)
  • Exports: Clothing, Pharmaceuticals, Fertilizers.
  • Imports: Machinery and equipment; foodstuffs; chemicals; motor vehicles; textiles.