Trademarks - Filing Requirements


Filing Requirements
  • Power of attorney legalised by the Jordanian Consulate.
  • Certified copy of the priority document if claimed.

Notes
  • Late filing of documents: allowed within 3 months from filing date without additional charges.
  • Extension of time for late filing of documents: can be applied for an additional period of 3 months with a penalty.

Registration with Customs Duty
  • Power of attorney legalised.
  • Certified copy of the registration certificate of the subject trademark.
  • Samples of the genuine goods, in case of a copyright, a full description of the same.

Notes
Registration of trademark in the Customs Duty Department was available since 1999 and must be made at the head office, located in Amman. The said registration covers all Jordan entries by the airport and other borders, including Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZA).

The registration is made according to Customs and Copyright Laws.

Jordanian Customs act on their own to search for counterfeits of well-known marks and "need prior information to act" position if otherwise.

Yearly renewal is not required. The registration will remain valid as long as the applicant did not apply for its cancellation.

Renewal Requirements
  • Power of attorney legalised by the Jordanian Consulate.

Notes
  • Late filing of documents: not allowed.

It is possible to remove some items from the list of goods and services upon renewal.

Search Requirements
  • No documents are required.

Assignment Requirements
  • Power of attorney signed by the assignee, legalised by the Jordanian Consulate.
  • Deed of assignment document legalised by the Jordanian Consulate.

Notes
  • Late filing of documents: not allowed.

Merger Requirements
  • Power of attorney legalised.
  • Merger agreement document legalised.

Notes
  • Late filing of documents: not allowed.

Recordal of Change
  • Power of attorney under the new name, legalised¬†
  • Certificate of change of name legalised.

Notes
  • Late filing of documents: not allowed.

Certificate of change is not required for changes of address.

License Requirements
  • Power of attorney signed by the licensor, legalised by the Jordanian Consulate.
  • License agreement document legalised by the Jordanian Consulate.

Notes
  • Late filing of documents: not allowed.