IP LEGISLATION IN PROCESS

Patent:

IPO Pakistan’s mission is to integrate and upgrade IP infrastructure for improved service delivery, increased public awareness and enhanced enforcement coordination for achieving the goal of being an IP based Nation. Accordingly, a draft for amendments in the Patents Rules, 2003, The First schedule and the Second schedule have been prepared in consistency with the Patents Ordinance, 2000 and in the light of international best practices. The amendments have been proposed to enable time defined actions on application, standardization of application/request forms for patent services and streamlining the procedures for the facilitation of public.

IPO Pakistan attaches great importance to the input of its stakeholders. It is strongly encouraged to share your valuable feedback / comments on the draft amendments in the Patents Rules, 2003 till 28th November, 2019 on the following email address: mujtaba.kamal@ipo.gov.pk

Draft Amended Patents Rules-2019

Second Schedule-Revised Patent Forms