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European patent validation in Sweden

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Detailed information related to the European Patent.

  • Translation into Swedish

If a European patent has been granted in English, the translation of patent claims into Swedish is required. If a European Patent has been granted in French or German, translation of the specification into English as well as Swedish translation of the claims must be provided. The term for submission of the translation is three months from the date of publication of the European patent grant in the European Patent Bulletin.

  • Validation fees

Fees associated with validation of European patent in Sweden are available in the fee calculator.

  • Maintenance fees

The due date for payment of annuities for a European patent maintenance in Sweden is the last day of the month containing the anniversary of the filing date. Annuities may not be paid earlier than 6 months before the due date. Late payment may be effected within 6 months after the due date provided that a corresponding surcharge is paid.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

For foreign applicants, it is recommended to appoint an agent, a registered Swedish patent attorney to perform validation of the European patent in Sweden.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Fenix Legal on 23.01.2020
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Swedish IP Laws.

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