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Application form

You can apply using our online services, or using a form downloaded from our website or ordered from our customer support. Your application must be signed.

Electronic patent applications

Online service for Swedish patent applications

You can file Swedish patent applications quickly and easily using our online service Swedish Patent Application. No special software is needed, only electronic identification.
Swedish Patent Application

Online Filing (eOLF, PCT-SAFE)

You can file PCT, EP and SE applications, as well as EP validations, electronically. To do this, you need to install special software which is used together with either a smart card or a soft certificate.
Online Filing (eOLF, PCT-SAFE)

Form for Swedish patent applications

All our forms can be completed electronically, but you must then print out the form in order to sign it. The forms are in PDF format and always open in a new window.

The applicant

An inventor who applies for a patent is both the “inventor” and the “applicant”. If the inventor has sold or otherwise transferred their invention to another person or a company (assignment), the person or company is the “applicant”. If you are not the inventor, you must state how you got the rights to the invention. For example, through purchase, inheritance or as a gift. You can name one or more inventors, and a patent application can also have several applicants.


If you do not want to draft your patent application yourself or handle contacts with PRV, you can use an agent. We have no special requirements regarding the agent's qualifications, but professional agents from patent agencies or law firms are usually hired. Your agent must have a power of attorney, which gives them full authority to represent you.
Guidance on choosing an agent

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Swedish Patent Database

A completely free search service. No login is required.
Swedish Patent Database

Examples of patents

What can be protected by a patent? Find out about some real products and their patents.
Examples of patents

Consultancy services

We help you to explore your options.
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