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When you file a national patent application with us, you have to pay a filing fee.

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

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

 

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National patent applications
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee (SEK)
SE-1 Filing fee Registration fee: 500 SEK. Search fee: 2500 SEK. Yes 3 000 kr
SE-2 Filing fee for pursued international patent application Registration fee: 500 kr. Search fee: 2500 kr. Yes 3 000 kr
SE-3 Additional fee for each patent claim beyond the first ten Yes 150 kr
SE-4 Additional fee for additional time limit to submit translation or transcript of pursued international application Yes 500 kr
SE-5 Special additional fee 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. Yes 3 000 kr
SE-6 Fee payable to the patent authority according to section 36 or 37 of the Patents Act (lack of uniformity) Yes 1 000 kr
SE-7 Reinstatement fee Reinstatement fee for dismissed patent application. Yes 500 kr
SE-8 Basic fee for publication Yes 2 500 kr
SE-9 Additional fee for patent claim 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 Yes 150 kr
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Annual fees for patent applications and patents
ID Name of fee Mandatory Regular Fee (SEK) Increased fee
N-1 1st annual fee (due together with 3rd annual fee) Yes 0 kr
N-2 2nd annual fee (due together with 3rd annual fee) Yes 0 kr
N-3 3rd annual fee Yes 1 400 kr 1 680 kr
N-4 4th annual fee Yes 1 500 kr 1 800 kr
N-5 5th annual fee Yes 1 700 kr 2 040 kr
N-6 6th annual fee Yes 1 900 kr 2 280 kr
N-7 7th annual fee Yes 2 100 kr 2 520 kr
N-8 8th annual fee Yes 2 400 kr 2 880 kr
N-9 9th annual fee Yes 2 700 kr 3 240 kr
N-10 10th annual fee Yes 3 000 kr 3 600 kr
N-11 11th annual fee Yes 3 400 kr 4 080 kr
N-12 12th annual fee Yes 3 800 kr 4 560 kr
N-13 13th annual fee Yes 4 200 kr 5 040 kr
N-14 14th annual fee Yes 4 600 kr 5 520 kr
N-15 15th annual fee Yes 5 000 kr 6 000 kr
N-16 16th annual fee Yes 5 400 kr 6 480 kr
N-17 17th annual fee Yes 5 800 kr 6 960 kr
N-18 18th annual fee Yes 6 200 kr 7 440 kr
N-19 19th annual fee Yes 6 600 kr 7 920 kr
N-20 20th annual fee Yes 7 000 kr 8 400 kr
In total 68 700 kr 82 440 kr
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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 patents
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee (SEK)
NM-1 Fee for request for re-establishment of rights No 1 000 kr
NM-2 Fee for registration of pledge agreement No 500 kr
NM-3 Application for registration of new or changed patent holder No 500 kr
NM-4 Application for registration of licence No 500 kr
NM-5 Application for registration of change of address No 500 kr
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International type search
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee (SEK)
SE-10 Fee for request for re-establishment of rights No 1 000 kr
SE-11 Application for registration of pledge according to section 104 of the Patents Act No 500 kr
SE-12 Fee for International Type Search (ITS) 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 No 5 450 kr
SE-13 Fee for International Type Search (ITS) 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 No 8 450 kr
SE-14 Fee for International Type Search (ITS) Fee for International Type Search (ITS) in a patent application from a developing country No 8 450 kr
SE-15 Additional fee for International Type Search (ITS) 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 No 8 450 kr
SE-16 Additional fee for International Type Search (ITS) 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 No 150 kr
SE-17 Fee for public notification, section 22, point 5 of the Swedish Patent Act. No 500 kr
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These fees are Notification fees according to section 19, second paragraph of the Patents Act
Fees relating to supplementary protection
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee (SEK)
NT-1 Fee for application for supplementary protection certificate (SPC) No 10 000 kr
NT-2 Annual fee for supplementary protection certificate (SPC) No 20 000 kr
NT-3 Fee for application for an extension of the duration of a supplementary protection certificate (SPC) No 6 000 kr
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Patent limitation
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee (SEK)
NPB-1 Fee for request for patent limitation or revocation of a patent No 8 500 kr
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PCT phase 1
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee (SEK)
PCT-1 International filing fee International filing fee if application contains no more than 30 pages (only one side of each sheet of paper can be used) No 14 330 kr
PCT-2 Additional fee for each additional sheet. No 160 kr per sheet
PCT-3 Fee reduction when an international application is filed electronically in PDF format using Online filing - (eOLF/epoline, ePCT) For further information see our online services. No 2 150 kr
PCT-4 Fee reduction when an international application is filed electronically in XML format using Online filing - (eOLF/epoline, ePCT) For further information see our online services. No 3 230 kr
PCT-5 If an international application is filed electronically and sequence listings are submitted in a file using the Software PatentIn or another text format specified in WIPO Standard 25, on a 1.44 MB floppy disk, CD-ROM or CD-R, the sequence listings are not included in the calculation of fees as above. No As described
PCT-6 Fee for request for re-establishment of priority in PCT cases No 1 000 kr
PCT-7 Transmission fee No 1 200 kr
PCT-8 Search fee If an international search has been done by PRV in an international application, whose priority is claimed, or if an application has undergone an international type search, the search fee will be refunded in part if the search can be based in full or in part on the search done by the same ISA (rule 16.3 and 41.1 in the PCT implementing regulations) No 18 000 kr
PCT-9 Fee reduction Fee reduction if the international search can be based on a previous search and examination report from PRV, another Nordic patent authority or the European Patent Office in a patent application from which priority in the case is claimed. No 2 800 kr
PCT-10 Fee reduction "Fee reduction if, in an application, priority and a search and examination report are claimed from a previous, equivalent international application which has undergone an international search by the European Patent Office, the Finnish Patent and Registration Office or the Nordic Patent Institute No 2 800 kr
PCT-11 Late payment fee Late payment fee taken as 50% of the sum total of the unpaid fees stated in official notices from the RO. However, the minimum fee will be equal to the transmittal fee and the maximum fee will be 50% of the international filing fee as referred to in the PCT implementing regulations No 50% addition
PCT-12 Additional fee Additional fee when search is requested for inventions that are independent of that specified in the first patent claim: for every invention or group of inventions so linked as to form a single general inventive concept. No 18 000 kr
PCT-14 Supplementary International Search, PCT Rule 45 bis No 18 000 kr
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The fees are paid to PRV as the receiving authority and international news review authority.
PCT phase 2
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee
PCT-15 Fee for international preliminary patentability examination No 5 000 kr
PCT-16 Handling fee No 2 150 kr
PCT-17 Additional fee Additional fee when examination 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 No 5 000 kr
PCT-18 Late payment fee Late payment fee taken as 50% of the sum total of the unpaid fees stated in official notices from the IPEA. However, the minimum fee will be equal to the handling fee and the maximum fee will be equal to the handling fee doubled No As described
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The fees are paid to PRV as the receiving authority and international news review authority.
European patents validated in Sweden
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee
EP-1 Basic fee for publication of translation of the granted European patent The fee covers the patent in the original, amended wording, correction of published translation or of patent limitation granted by EPO No 2 500 kr
EP-2 Fee for amendment of translation of a European patent not yet published by PRV No 900 kr
EP-3 Fee for public notification of translation of patent claims in a published European patent application or correction of such translation (provisional protection) No 500 kr
EP-4 Annual Fees for validated patents Annual fees are the same as for granted national patents. See annual Fees for national patent application under the tab National patent application. No
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Type of certification
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee
B-1 Certified information from the patent application diary and the patent register No 100 kr/each
B-2 Certificate of pledge No 100 kr/each
B-3 Patent diary certificate No 100 kr/each
B-4 Priority document No 250 kr/each
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Name of patent consultancy services
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee
KT-1 Novelty search No 12 100 kr
KT-2 Novelty search - express delivery No 16 100 kr
KT-3 Personal start kit Patents No 3 000 kr
KT-4 Patent portfolio, company/inventor (per name searched) No 1 360 SEK per search
KT-5 PCT commission No 22 500 kr
KT-6 Prior Art No By quotation
KT-7 Freedom-to-operate search No By quotation
KT-8 Technical search No By quotation
KT-9 Validity search No By quotation
KT-10 Preliminary patentability examination No By quotation
KT-11 Sequence searches No By quotation
KT-12 Citation searches No By quotation
KT-13 Patent monitoring No By quotation
KT-14 Patent family search with analysis No By quotation
KT-15 Patent mapping No By quotation
KT-16 Hourly price for consultancy services comprising searches in patent-documentation and technical literature Minimum 3 hours. Administrative Fee will be added per search: Account customers: SEK 500. Invoice customers: SEK 600. No 1360 kr per hour
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Prices are stated excluding VAT.
Other patent consultancy services
ID Name of fee Mandatory Fee
KT-17 Copies and transcripts of public documents exempt from VAT: Less than 10 pages: No Fee. 10 sidor: 50 SEK. For each page över 10 pages: 2 SEK. No
KT-18 Price per item, for copies and printing from books, magazines and other library material which is not a public document No 100 kr
KT-19 Words and expressions in the patent system No 325 kr
KT-20 Postage fee ( invoice customer) No 30 kr
KT-21 Postage fee ( deposit account customer) No 20 kr
KT-22 For external courses in the patent area, please contact our training operation No
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Prices are stated excluding VAT.