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Iraq Joins the Patent Cooperation Treaty

The Government of Iraq has deposited its instrument of accession to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) with the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), making Iraq the 155th member of  the PCT Union. The PCT will enter into force for Iraq on April 30, 2022. As from April 30, inventors in Iraq can file […]

Iraqi Scientist Patents New Chemical

By John Lee. Iraq's Petroleum Research & Development Center (PRDC), part of the Iraqi Ministry of Oil, has successfully patented a new chemical to enhance the octane rating of gasoline. Mr. Kareem Abd Al-Hassan Alwan, the director of PRDC, said that the chief chemist Mr. Zaidoon Khalaf Alsaaidi  earned patent No. 3979 for the invention, […]