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Norway

  • International Country Code:

    NO
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    UTC/GMT +01:00
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    Norwegian krone (NOK)

European patent validation in Norway

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Detailed information related to the European Patent.

  • Translation into Norwegian

If the European Patent is granted in English, an applicant is required to submit the translation of the patent claims into Norwegian. If the European Patent is granted in French or German the translation of the description, any text matter of drawings and the title into Norwegian or English must be provided as wel as translation of the claims into Norwegian. In both cases, the translation must be filed within three months from the publication of the mention of the grant of the European patent. It is necessary to submit the Power of Attorney if represented by an attorney.

  • Validation fee

The fees associated with validation of a European patent in Norway are available in the fee calculator.

  • Maintenance fees

Annual maintenance fees for the European Patent in Norway must be paid before the last day of the month containing the anniversary of the filing date with EPO but not earlier than 6 months in advance. However, if the month containing the due date falls between the month of the grant and the month, when the deadline for filing of the translation expires, annual fees may be paid together with submission of the translation.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

For foreign applicants, it is recommended to perform validation of their European Patent through a Norwegian patent attorney.

The information was verified on 29.05.2020
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Norwegian IP Laws

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