On January 31, 2022, the Government of Iraq deposited its instrument of accession to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) with WIPO Director General Daren Tang, making the country the 155th member of the International Patent System.
Ambassador Abdul-Karim Hashim Mostafa, Iraq’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, deposited the instrument of accession on January 31, 2022. The Patent Cooperation Treaty will enter into force for Iraq on April 30, 2022.
WIPO’s Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) helps inventors and businesses to seek patent protection in multiple countries by filing one international application.
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