Laws and regulations
Here you can find links to laws and regulations concerning trademarks.
Trademarks Act (2010:1877)
The Trademarks Act includes for instance general regulations and basic requirements for trademark registrations.
The Trademarks Regulation (2011:594)
The Trademarks Regulation includes detailed regulations about the trademark registry, about what a trademark application must include, about trademark fees and more.
PRVFS 2018:8 V12
PRV has regulations about the application process, representation of trademarks and the opposition process concerning genuine use.
PRVFS 2018:7 V11
PRV’s regulations concerning electronic transmission and signing in trademark applications.
Act on the Protection of Certain International Distinctive Emblems of Medical Aid etc (1953:771)
This act regulates the use of the symbol of The Red Cross, for instance.
Act on Protection for Coats of Arms and Certain Other Official Signs (1970:498)
This act regulates the use of national coats of arms, flags, the symbol of The UN and registration of municipal coats of arms.
Ordinance on Certain Official Designations (1976:100)
This ordinance includes regulations about protection for the symbols of intergovernmental organizations and regulations about PRV’s handling of applications for permission to use Swedish Official Designations.
New trademark types - EUIPO
Joint notice from EUIPO about representation of new trademark types: