Contracting state

Sweden

1

Basis for conversion

 

Deemed withdrawal pursuant to Art. 77(3) EPC


§ 93(1) PA

2

Procedural steps to be taken

 

(a) Payment of appli­cation fee (SEK 500 filing fee + SEK 2 500 search fee + SEK 150 for the 11th and each subsequent claim)

(b) Filing of a Swedish or English translation


§ 93(1) PA
§ 66 PD

3

Time limit for taking procedural steps referred to in section 2

 

3 months after acknowl­edgement by the SE Patent Office of receipt of the request for con­version


§ 66 PD

4

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

 

The procedural steps referred to in section 2 may be taken by the appli­cant or his represen­tative before the EPO.

The SE Patent Office can invite an applicant not domi­ciled in Sweden to have an agent re­siding here who is entitled to receive for him service in matters concerning the application.


§ 12 PA

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