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Intellectual property protection in Pakistan

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Pakistani general info

Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a sovereign country in South Asia located at the crossroads of the strategically important regions of South Asia, Central Asia and Western Asia, Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650 mi) coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the South and is bordered by India to the East, Afghanistan to the West and North, Iran to the southwest and China in the far Northeast. It is separated from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's narrow Wakhan Corridor in the North and also shares a marine border with Oman.


IP Legal Base in Pakistan

Patent Ordinance
Patent Rules
Trademark Act
Trademark Ordinance
Design Ordinance
Registered Layout-Designs of Integrated Circuits Ordinance
Copyright Ordinance
Copyright Rules


International organizations/agreements

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks


Patent Office Contact Details

The Patent Office, IPO-Pakistan
3rd Floor, NTC-HQs Building
Attaturk Avenue (East),Sector G-5/2, Islamabad
Phone: +92-51-9245830-32
Fax: +92-51-9245874


IP registration costs

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


Brief summary is based on the information provided by MEER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SERVICES on 07.02.2024
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Pakistani IP Laws.