Trademarks: law and practice

Selected pages on trademarks: laws and regulations, classification, filing applications, fees and payment, international agreements, Norwegian Official Trademarks Gazette and options for appeal.

Search NIPO's database

Search database for Norwegian trademark registrations and applications

Trademarks Act and Regulations

Norwegian Trademarks Act (unofficial translation)

Norwegian Trademark Regulations (unofficial translation)


Product Selector (available in our Search Service)

Classification of goods and services (general information)

International list of goods and services (Nice Classification) (link to WIPO's website)

Norwegian Official Trademarks Gazette

Norwegian Official Trademarks Gazette in PDF format - in Norwegian 

Application forms

File new application with application guide

File new application for trademark registration (link to Altinn - in Norwegian)

Correspondence to Norwegian Industrial Property Office  (link to Altinn - in Norwegian)


Fees and payments


Banking information

Regulation on Fees (unofficial translation)

International agreements

EU Trademark Directive (Directive to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trademarks)

Earlier directives:
Directive 2008/95/EC
First Council Directive 89/104/EEC

EU trademark - legal texts (link to EUIPO - European Union Intellectual Property Office)

Madrid Protocol (link to WIPO)

Appeal options

Appeal options for trademarks

Appeal options for company names

Norwegian Board of Appeal for Industrial Property Rights (link to KFIR)

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