Filing Requirements

Filing Type: European Validation European Validation
Deadline: 3 months (from the date of publication of mention of grant)
London Agreement? No
Official Language: Norwegian
Translations Required: Yes
Forms: Yes

Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 31 months
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: No
Language: English or Norwegian*
Translation Extension: Yes
Excess Claims Fee: Yes**
Examination Request: At filing
Country Notes: * Before a patent is granted, a translation of the claims into Norwegian has to be filed if originally filed in English. It is recommended to do this just prior to grant.

** Excess claims fee: NOK 250 per claim over 10. An amendment to reduce the claims may be submitted. Any amendments made will incur additional translation costs.

• For PCT applications filed after January 2008, Norway is included in EPO filing.

• Small entity status: companies with less than 20 employees do not have to pay the examination fee, and pay NOK 3800 less for the basic fee.

 

Tandberg Innovation AS

Established: 1893

Number of Professional Staff: 17

European Validation RWS European validation agent in Norway

Tandbergs Patentkontor AS is one of the leading Norwegian IP firms offering services related to intellectual property rights and has served the industry since 1893. It has established an international cooperation network in 150 countries worldwide.

Its highly qualified professional staff provide advisory services in all legal areas related to intellectual property rights, covering trademarks, designs, legal affairs and patents. Its employees are members of several leading IP organizations, such as FICPI, INTA, AIPPI, APAA, LES and others.

It can handle translation work into Norwegian from the following languages:

• Croatian
• English
• French
• German
• Spanish

Client satisfaction is its top priority and they have well-established procedures ensuring the highest quality control.

Specialities

• Biotechnology
• Chemistry
• Electronics and Telecommunications
• Energy / Renewable Energy
• Mechanics
• Medicine
• Petroleum Technology
• Physics
• Process Technology

Contact Information

Mail

P.O. Box 1570 Vika,
0118 Oslo,
Norway

Courier

Rådhusgata 26,
0151 Oslo,
Norway

Website

en.tain.no

Plougmann & Vingtoft A/S

Established: 1967

Number of Professional Staff: 100

European Validation RWS European validation agent in Norway

Plougmann Vingtoft is one of Scandinavia’s leading consulting firms when it comes to strategic consulting, managing, protecting and commercializing of intellectual property rights (IPR). They support clients focusing on IPR and to make it a productive part of their business. They advise companies on how to actively protect their good ideas, and help them enforce and defend their IP rights, if suffering infringement.

In a knowledge-based society, new ideas and inventions are the backbone when creating and maintaining a successful business, and therefore it is often essential for companies to ensure their intellectual property rights. Here, Plougmann Vingtoft is able to contribute with great value when advising, guiding and navigating companies in the global IPR system, helping them to make the right decisions in order to protect their business.

All patent attorneys at the company hold Master’s or PhD degrees in life sciences or engineering and most of them are certified European Patent Attorneys. The firm’s team of patent coordinators handles all administration of its clients’ portfolios, including filing, drafting and translating administrative reports and papers. Its clients range from small start-up firms to large, multinational corporations.

One of the firm’s core values is constant client care, which means that the focus is always on the client’s business and process needs.

Specialities

• Biotechnology
• Chemistry
• Cleantech
• Electronics
• Food Technology
• Health Care
• Laser and Optics
• Manufacturing
• Materials Technology
• Mechanics
• Medical Technology
• Nanotechnology
• Oil & Gas
• Plant Biotechnology
• Software
• Telecommunication

Contact Information

Mail

P.O. Box 1003 Sentrum,
0104 Oslo,
Norway

Courier

Nedre Vollgate 4,
0158 Oslo,
Norway

Website

www.pv.eu

Protector IP AS

Established: 1997

Number of Professional Staff: 11

National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Norway

Protector IP AS was started by a group of experienced patent attorneys and currently employs approximately 10% of the qualified patent and trademark attorneys in Norway. Work is carried out in Norwegian, English and German.

The firm assists foreign and domestic clients in relation to inventions, industrial designs, trademarks and plant breeders’ rights in Norway and abroad. The firm also offers a full patent service, including filing, claims, drawings and fee payment.

Specialities

• Biotechnology
• Chemical Science
• Civil Engineering
• Electrical
• Information Technology
• Mechanical
• Optical Device
• Pharmaceutical

Contact Information

Mail

Pilestredet 33,
NO-0166 OSLO,
Norway

Courier