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 Ordinance, 2000 (amended in 2002, 2010 and 2016) has been prepared in the light of international best practices. The amendments have been proposed to make this law in consonance with Intellectual property Organization of Pakistan Act, 2012; standardization of the office practices and streamlining the procedures.

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 Ordinance, 2000 till 25th March, 2019 on the following email address.
mujtaba.kamal@ipo.gov.pk

Click here to view draft amendments in Patent Ordinance

 

Copyright:

IPO-Pakistan is in the process to amend its Copyright Ordinance, 1962 (As amended in 2000) in order to bring it at par with latest developments in the field of Copyright and Related Rights. These amendments are aimed to structure a well-developed copyright regime in Pakistan that may foster a creative culture and encourage the investors to invest and ultimately achieve the common goal of economic growth and development.

IPO-Pakistan invites and encourages all the stakeholders to submit valuable input and play their due role by refining/adding/comments/suggestions if any on the proposed copyright amendments. The input/feedback is open till 31st March, 2019 and may be shared on the following email
saifullah.khan@ipo.gov.pk

Click here to view draft amendments in Copyright Ordinance

 

Trademark:

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 Trademarks Ordinance, 2001 has been prepared to make this law in consonance with Intellectual property Organization of Pakistan Act, 2012; standardization of the office practices and streamlining the procedures.

Your valuable feedback / comments on the draft amendments in the Trademarks Ordinance, 2001 till 12th April, 2019 on the following email address will be highly appreciated.

umme.salma@ipo.gov.pk

Click here to view draft amendments in Trademark Ordinance