How can I protect my idea?

You can protect your creation, logo or invention with trademarks, designs and patents.

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NIPO is the official government body responsible for granting industrial property rights (IPR) in Norway.

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What's happening?

New Prices
New Prices
New Regulation on Fees enters into force 1st April 2014
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2013 - an exciting year
2013 - an exciting year
Read NIPO's Annual Report for 2013 and learn more about the events, figures, trends and developments that were important in 2013.
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Follow your competitors

Alert Self-Service helps you follow your competitors' activities - patenting, trademarks and designs
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New idea? Check our database. Link to database: https://dbsearch2.patentstyret.no/.

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Find out what others have done, and what your competitors are doing. 

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Link to Nordic Patent Institute website

 

Link to web site for Norwegian Board of Appeal for Industrial Property Rights (KFIR)