Advice and support

Do you have questions about patents? Do you need help with your patent application or searching our databases?

Customer support

Our customer support is available to answer your questions and deal with your queries. When necessary, it can put you in touch with our experts. Our customer support also has a wide contact network of other innovation actors and can suggest where to turn for further support and advice.

PRV must always remain impartial in its role as an authority. Therefore, we cannot help you with the wording of your application, nor with replies or amendments beyond what we recommend in our official notices. However, we are happy to give general directions regarding patents and how to apply for a patent.
Contact customer support, telephone: +46 8 782 28 00

Email to customer support, contact form

Do you have questions about patents?

We can help you with in-depth information about the patent process. If you are not sure whether it is a patent or another type of protection that you need, we can explain the difference between them.

Questions about patents?


PRV's library can help you to find the information you need for your technical idea, your studies or your research.
Contact the library, telephone: +46 8 782 26 00

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PRV's library


PRV offers courses where you can learn more about intellectual property in general, as well as how to use IP protection in the best possible way to earn money from your ideas.

Contacts outside of PRV

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