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Jordan Trademark Registration 

Attorneys - Jordan

My name is Tariq Abusetta and I'm the representative Attorney in Jordan.

I'll be personally in charge of your trademark registration process.
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Your trademark registration will be processed in Jordan through the following steps:

Trademark Comprehensive Study   Step 1. Trademark Comprehensive Study:
A trademark search report with attorney's analysis and opinion about registration probabilities.
Step 1 Prices

Trademark Registration Request   Step 2. Trademark Registration Request:
A trademark attorney will file and process your trademark application before the Trademark Office.
Step 2 Prices

Trademark Registration Certificate   Step 3. Trademark Registration Certificate:
Once your trademark application is approved, we will obtain your registration certificate.
Step 3 Prices

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Is there a time frame for the trademark registration approval?

    The average time frame for the registration approval is 10 months, if no objections or oppositions arise.


  • If I register my trademark in Jordan, do I have protection in other territories?

    The territorial limit of registration is the territories of Jordan.

  • Do I need to sign a Power of Attorney?

    A power of attorney is required to complete the application process.

  • Are there any benefits from a pre-filing use of the trademark?
    • Pre-filing use may demonstrate acquired distinctiveness
    • Pre-filing use may help overcome an opposition on the grounds of non-distinctiveness
  • Will there be problems in case I don’t use my trademark after registration?

    If a trademark has not been used within three consecutive years from the filing date, it becomes vulnerable to cancellation.

  • What are the types of trademark that can be registered in Jordan?
    • names
    • words
    • colours
    • slogans
    • holograms
    • devices
    • trade dress/get-up
    • certain three-dimensional shapes
    • collective marks
    • certification marks
    • service marks
  • What are the phases of application after a trademark has been filed in Jordan?

    The order of the application process is as follows:

    1. Examination of the application on the basis of:
      • formalities
      • classification
      • clarity
      • descriptiveness
      • distinctiveness
      • deceptiveness
      • conflict with prior registration
    2. Publication of the application particulars:
      • mark
      • name of applicant
      • address of applicant
      • state or country of incorporation of applicant
      • citizenship of applicant
      • application number
      • application date
      • goods/services
      • priority claim information
      • representation of trademark
      • conditions or limitations to the registration
    3. Registration
  • What type of trademark is not registrable?
    • generic terms
    • non-distinctive marks
    • names, symbols or flags of states, regions, nations or of international organizations
    • marks that function principally as surnames
    • marks that resemble the emblem of the Crown or royal crests
    • the word “royal” or any other words, symbols or characters that may lead to the belief that the applicant enjoys royal patronage
    • marks that are similar to the:
      • Red Cross
      • Red Crescent
      • Geneva Cross
    • marks that contain the picture or name of a third party without consent
    • marks that function principally as geographic location names
    • marks contrary to moral standards or public order
    • marks that include the following words and expressions:
      • “patent”
      • “patented”
      • “by royal patent”
      • “registered design”
      • “copyright”
      • “counterfeiting is forgery”
      • or similar words or expressions
    • marks that lead to the deception the public
    • marks that encourage unfair trading competition
    • marks that contain false indications as to their real origin
    • marks that are identical or similar to any emblem of religious significance
  • Does Jordan use the "Nice Classification" system?

    Jordan uses the Nice Classification System.

  • Does the Community Trademark apply for Jordan?

    Jordan does not follow the European Union Trade Mark registration which is formerly known as the Community Trade Mark registration.

  • Is there any possibility to claim priority in Jordan?

    Priority application can be claimed if:


    • the applicant's home country is a member of the Paris Convention
    • the home application was filed within six months prior to the application in Jordan
    • the applicant's home country is a member of the World Trade Organization
  • What do I need to do to satisfy the use requirement?

    To satisfy the use requirement, the amount of use must be on a commercial scale and must occur in Jordan.

  • Once my trademark has been registered, for how many years will be valid?

    The initial term of a registration is 10 years calculated from the application date. If a priority application was claimed, this date will be followed.

  • What will be the renewal date of my trademark?

    The first renewal date of a registration is 10 years from the application filing date. If a priority application was claimed, this date will be followed.

  • Is it legal to use my trademark even if it is not yet registered?

    It is legally permitted to use an unregistered mark for any goods or services.