Patent Renewal Fees for Norway

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Shown are office fees and related facts for patents granted in or for Norway. For example national patents and European patents validated in Norway.

Office Fees
NO
Norway

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

6488

Grant Fee

$

525

Requirements for EP grants
NO
Norway

Claims Translation

Norwegian

Representation Needed?

IP Memberships (Selection)
NO
Norway

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
NO
Norway

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

482.20

Residents

5.4M

Official Currency

NOK

Schengen Area

Norway Norway vs. other EPC member states

Total 20-year patent renewal fees for Norway, NO (red) relative to other EPC member states (blue). Note that patent renewal fees are to be paid annually and updated regularly. Not included are grant fees, translation costs, and representation costs (if applicable).

I. Requirements for Norway after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

A translation of the claims into Norwegian must be supplied under the conditions provided for in Art. 65(1) EPC.

No further requirements if the European patent was granted in English.

If the European patent was granted in French or German, a translation of the description (including any drawings) and title into either English or Norwegian must be supplied under the conditions provided for in Art. 65(1) EPC. In addition, a translation of the claims into Norwegian must be supplied.

I.2 Professional representative

No

I.3 Period for filing the translation

3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant of the EP or the decision to maintain the patent as amended is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

I.4 Office fee

NOK 5 500

II. Double-patenting allowed?

Simultaneous protection by national patents is not excluded.

III. Territory

Territory of the Kingdom of Norway

IV. Useful links:

EP: National Law relating to EPC, X. Miscellaneous, Norway (epo.org)

International: PCT Applicant’s Guide Norway – Valid as from 15 Sep 2023 (wipo.int)

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Fee valid date: 04/01/2024

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