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    Iranian Rial (IRR)

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Iran general info

Iran is a country in Western Asia, which is bordered to the northwest by Armenia, the de facto Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and Azerbaijan; with Kazakhstan and Russia across the Caspian Sea; to the northeast by Turkmenistan; to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan; to the south by the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman; and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. Iran is an Islamic Republic. With 78.4 million inhabitants, Iran is the world's 17th-most-populous country.


IP Legal Base in Iran

Patents, Industrial Designs and Trademarks Registration Act
Act for Protection of Geographical Indications
Act on the Protection of Rights of Computer Software


International organizations/agreements

Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration
Madrid Agreement for the Repression of False or Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property


Patent Office Contact Details

Industrial Property General Office
No. 5, Phayazbakhsh Str.
Khayyam Str., Imam Khomeini Square
Phone: +98 21 8853 3250/3252
Fax: +98 21 8853 3247


IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Iran are available in the fee calculator.


Brief summary is based on the information provided by RAYSAN on 20.01.2020
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Iranian IP Laws