Central Industrial Property Office

Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO)
Patentstyret
Postboks 4863 Nydalen
0422 OSLO

Tel. +47 22 38 73 00
Fax +47 22 38 73 01

www.patentstyret.no

post@patentstyret.no

 

1. Transfer of rights by transaction (e.g. sale, merger) or by operation of law (e.g. succession, insolvency, compulsory execution)

2. Licences and other rights

1

Which supporting documents must be filed?

There is no requirement to submit supporting documents.


Supporting documents showing the transfer or lien must be submitted.  




§ 44 PL

§2a Fees reg

2

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

No


No


3

Must a form be used?

No, but use of the form available on NIPO's website is recommended for changes of ownership/mergers.


No, but use of the form available on NIPO's website is recommended for notification of licences and liens.


4

Special fee payable?

No


Licence: No

Lien: NOK 500

An additional NOK 100 for each patent or patent application the lien is to include in addition to the first.


§ 42a Fees Reg.

5

Entries and data recorded in the register

Yes

Registration may provide legal protection under certain conditions. See § 44a PL for further information.


§§ 44 and 44a PL
§ 45 PR

Yes

Licences and liens:
Registration may provide legal protection under certain conditions. See § 44a PL for further information.


§§ 44 and 44a PL
§ 45 PR

6

Is a transfer registered by the EPO under Rule 85 EPC recognised?

Yes

A transfer recorded in the EPO European Patent Register is recognized by NIPO. Only where NIPO has not yet been informed of a transfer under R. 85 EPC is a copy of the EPO certificate (EPO Form 2544) required.


 

7

Special features

Documents not drafted in Danish, English, Swedish or Norwegian must be accompanied by a translation.



§ 105 PR

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