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National applications and patents

Fees for government services, such as applications and registrations, and copies and printouts of public documents, are exempt from VAT.

Different payment options are available.

Fees according to the Patents Decree (1967:838) and PRV's statutes (PRVFS).

National patent applicationsFee (SEK)
Filing fee (registration fee: 500 SEK, search fee: SEK 2500, both mandatory) 3 000
Filing fee for pursued international patent application (registration fee: 500 SEK, search fee: 2500, both mandatory) 3 000
Additional fee for each patent claim beyond the first ten (mandatory) 150
Additional fee for additional time limit to submit translation or transcript of pursued international application 500
Special additional fee applicable when pursued international patent application covers an invention not subject to either a special international type search or an international preliminary patentability examination, and where neither section 36 nor 37 of the Patents Act applies 3 000
Fee payable to the patent authority according to section 36 or 37 of the Patents Act (lack of uniformity) 1 000
Reinstatement fee for dismissed patent application 500
Granting fee according to section 19, paragraph 2 of the Patents Act, consists of:  
Basic fee for publication 2 500
Additional fee for each new patent claim submitted after the application was filed or, where applicable, is considered as filed, if the number of claims then exceeds the number for which a filing fee has been paid 150
Fee for request for re-establishment of rights 1 000
Application for registration of pledge according to section 104 of the Patents Act 500
International type search  
Fee for International Type Search (ITS) when such search is requested in a national patent application where established filing fee has been paid to PRV 5 450
Additional Fee for International Type Search (ITS) when such search is requested in a national patent application where established filing fee has been paid to another Nordic patent authority 8 450
Fee for International Type Search (ITS) in a patent application from a developing country 8 450
Additional fee for International Type Search (ITS) when such search is requested for inventions independent of that specified in the first patent claim, for each invention or group of inventions so linked as to form a single general inventive concept 8 450
Additional fee for International Type Search (ITS) for each patent claim beyond the first ten where such claim fee has not already been paid to PRV regarding the same patent application 150
Fee for public notification, section 22, point 5 of the Swedish Patent Act. 500

About payment of annual fees for validated European patents

Annual fees for patent applications and patentsRegular fee
(SEK)
Increased fee
(SEK)
1st annual fee (due together with 3rd annual fee) 0  
2nd annual fee (due together with 3rd annual fee) 0  
3rd annual fee 1 400 1 680
4th annual fee 1 500 1 800
5th annual fee 1 700 2 040
6th annual fee 1 900 2 280
7th annual fee 2 100 2 520
8th annual fee 2 400 2 880
9th annual fee 2 700 3 240
10th annual fee 3 000 3 600
11th annual fee 3 400 4 080
12th annual fee 3 800 4 560
13th annual fee 4 200 5 040
14th annual fee 4 600 5 520
15th annual fee 5 000 6 000
16th annual fee 5 400 6 480
17th annual fee 5 800 6 960
18th annual fee 6 200 7 440
19th annual fee 6 600 7 920
20th annual fee 7 000 8 400
The annual fee is subject to an increase if the fee is paid later than the due date, according to section 41, paragraph 3 or section 42, paragraph 3 of the Patents Act. The increase is taken as 20% of the regular fee.
Fees for granted patentsFee (SEK)
Fee for request for re-establishment of rights 1 000
Fee for registration of pledge agreement 500
Application for registration of new or changed patent holder 500
Application for registration of licence 500
Application for registration of change of address 500
Fees relating to supplementary protectionFee (SEK)
Fee for application for supplementary protection certificate (SPC) 10 000
Annual fee for supplementary protection certificate (SPC) 20 000
Fee for application for an extension of the duration of a supplementary protection certificate (SPC) 6 000
Patent limitationFee (SEK)
Fee for request for patent limitation or revocation of a patent 8 500

PRV's fees

List of PRV fees

Swedish Patent Database