Central Industrial Property Office

Patent- och registreringsverket
(Swedish Intellectual Property Office (PRV))
Box 5055
102 42 STOCKHOLM

Tel. +46 8 7822800
Fax +46 8 6660286

www.prv.se

prv@prv.se

Contracting state

Sweden

1

Applicant can choose between EPO and national authorities (subject to section 2)

 

Yes


§ 80(2) PA

2

Applications which must be filed with national authorities

 

Defence inventions which have been made in Sweden or belong to a person domiciled in Sweden or to a Swedish legal person must be filed at the SE Patent Office or submitted to the Gransknings­nämnden för förs­vars­uppfinningar (Defence inventions examination committee).


Defence Invention Act

3

Languages in which European patent applications must or may be filed with national authorities

 

All the languages pursuant to Art. 14(2) EPC

4

Official language(s)

 

Swedish

5

Special features

 

Applications may also be filed by facsimile.*

The SE Patent Office admits electronic filing by use of epoline® Online Filing.

Users of epoline® have to apply for an EPO SmartCard. See www.epo.org/applying/online-services/online-filing.html

* See decision of the President of the EPO: OJ EPO 2019, A18.

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