Apply for a patent in Norway
- 1 Why apply for a patent?
- 2 Check the market
- 3 Get help from a professional
- 4 The invention must be new
- 5 Check the rights of others
- 6 Application process
- 7 Possible obstacles on the way to a patent
- 8 Patent in other countries?
- 9 Examples
- 10 What does it cost?
- 11 Templates
- 12 No Norwegian ID number?
- 13 Applications (drafts and/or filed) and receipts
13. Have you already started an application or just sent one?
Applications: Find your applications - drafts or recently filed.
The receipt will be available here afterwards.
Correspondence: Once you have filed your application, all further correspondence in the application process between you and the NIPO will take place online. All correspondence will be available under "My Messages" and in your Altinn message box.
How long does a patent last?
You may keep your patent in force for up to 20 years from the date you filed your application. To keep it in force you must pay annual renewal fees. If you do not pay the annual fee, your patent will no longer be valid.
List of fees
Read more about annual fees and renewing your patent
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