Apply for a trademark in Norway

To register your trademark in Norway, file an application for trademark registration to the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO). Companies and private individuals may apply.

Apply for a trademark

Use our application guide (beta version) for a simpler and faster application process It is both simple and secure. You can fill out and send your application, pay and receive a receipt, all in one operation.

The beta version is safe to use and everything you do is saved along the way. The beta version requires you to pay online when you file your application (BankAxess, Visa and Mastercard). If necessary, changes and bug fixes will be carried out in the tool.

Once you have filed your application, all further correspondence in the application process between you and NIPO will take place online. All correspondence will be available under "My Messages" and in your Altinn message box.

Other ways to file an application

  1. If you wish to apply using Altinn, or apply for a collective mark or an untraditional trademark (such as a soundmark or a three-dimensional trademark), you can use our application form in Altinn. Here you can pay online or request an invoice to be sent.
    Apply via Altinn (NB: The application form is in Norwegian)
  2. No Norwegian personal ID number?
    To send in an application via Altinn you need a Norwegian personal ID number. If you do not have such a number, you can use the application form in PDF format or ODT format. You can print and send this form to the Norwegian Industrial Property Office by post, or as an attachment to an e-mail. See contact details at the bottom of this page.
    Link to forms in PDF format

How much does it cost?

If you use the application guide the correct price will be calculated as you go.
See the list of fees (price list) for trademark registeration 

Correspondence in connection with an application or registration

We recommend that you use the correspondence form in Altinn. You will receive a receipt immediately.
Altinn: Correspondence to NIPO  (NB: The form is in Norwegian)

If it is not possible for you to use Altinn, you can send an e-mail to post@patentstyret.no

Attachments

Do you need help?

Contact us at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office if you have questions about which type of IP (industrial property rights) is right for your business. You can call our Customer Service Centre at 22 38 73 00 and speak with an adviser or a case officer. You can also visit us on our premises in Oslo.

Applying for trademark registration abroad

If you wish to protect your trademark abroad, you must apply directly to each individual country. If you wish to apply for protection in many countries, it is easier and cheaper to submit one international application via the Madrid Protocol or apply for a Community Trademark.
Read more about trademarke registration abroad

Renewal

If you wish to renew your registration, click here for more information

Other forms

You will find the following forms in PDF format on the page Forms:

  • Application to register a hallmark
  • Notification of change in ownership/merger
  • Power of Attorney
  • Change of name and address
  • Notification of a licence
  • Other amendments to the register
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