To apply for patent protection in Norway, you file a patent application to the Norwegian Industrial Property Office.
A Norwegian patent provides protection only in Norway. If you wish to apply for patent protection abroad, it is nevertheless an advantage if you begin the process by filing a national application, for example in Norway.
For Norwegian residents and companies operating in Norway: for reasons of security and traceability, we recommend that you file your patent application and related correspondence online via Altinn. You will receive a receipt immediately.
It is also possible to file your application using the form in PDF format, if you prefer this.
If you wish to apply for a patent in other countries, you have several choices.Read more about patenting abroad
You will find the following forms in PDF format on the page Forms in PDF format:
The Office is closed Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. More information on opening hours over Christmas and New Year. More info
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