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The Swedish Patent and Registration Office

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Our most requested databases:

Swedish Patent Database
PRV's online service Swedish Patent Database is a completely free search service with a
user-friendly interface. No login is required.
The Swedish Patent Database covers:
Swedish patents
Swedish public patent applications
European patents (EP patents) validated in Sweden
EP applications published under 88 of the Patents Act
Granted EP patents where Sweden is designated, meaning the applicant has clearly
requested that the patent be made valid in Sweden. (Searchable in the database for six
months from EPOs grant date.)
Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) and extensions to SPCs for patents
The patent database includes all the information and documents which are in PRV's
archives, spanning from 1885 until the present day. For older patent material, the
information may be limited.

BiblioteksSk provides access to scientific publications journals, books and articles
both printed and electronic which describe technical innovations in various fields of
research. Visit the library in person to read the full text.


Using EPO's web-based service, you can, for example, search in the European patent
register, access public information in patent files and read documents online. Login is

With the help of espacenet, you can, for example, carry out your own preliminary
investigation before filing a patent application. The database contains over 60 million
national and international patents/patent applications. All bibliographic data can be
searched and by combining this data you can do relatively advanced searches.

File Inspection
File Inspection is PRV's public archive for patent applications. Here you can view original
documents and certain bibliographic data in all the public patent applications from 2004
onwards. The documents can be opened directly in the archive or downloaded as PDF
File Inspection

Innova is an intellectual property bibliography produced by our library. Innova contains
references to literature in the areas of patents, trademarks, designs and personal names,
as well as copyright. Innova is freely accessible via the Web.

PatentScope is WIPO's web portal for patent information. Using PatentScope, you can
search through over one million published PCT applications, access public information
from the files and study the documents online. PatentScope also contains general
information about patents, statistics, news items and much more.

The German Patent Classification (DPK)

Links to DPK classification schemes.
The German Patent Classification

Swedish Trademark Database
In our Swedish Trademark Database, you can find trademarks which have been granted
registration in Sweden. The database contains information about the owner of the
trademark and which goods and/or services it covers.
Swedish Trademark Database

EU Trademark Register
In eSearch plus, you can find detailed information about Community trademarks
(European trademark rights). The register is provided by the European Union Intellectual
Property Organization (EUIPO) in Alicante.
eSearch plus

International Trademark Register

Here you can find detailed information about international trademarks (international
trademark rights). The register is provided by the World Intellectual Property Organization
(WIPO) in Geneva.
International Trademark Register

TMView is database of registered trademarks from all over Europe. Swedish Trademark
Database is connected to TMView.

CF Similarity
CF Similarity is a search tool which shows whether given Goods and Services are
considered similar (and to what degree) or dissimilar according to the respective
participating IP Office. The Swedish IP Office, Patent- och registreringsverket (PRV), uses
this tool for guidance only, as a reference to current practice. This material is not
necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date. Based on the
circumstances, in the individual case, PRV's assessment may differ from the one displayed
in the tool.

Accordingly, PRV does not take any responsibility and will not accept any liability
whatsoever with regard to the contents of the database. In particular, the database
should not be considered as professional or legal advice (if specific advice is required,
please consult a suitably qualified professional).
CF Similarity

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Swedish Design Database
The Swedish Design Database contains registered designs which are in force in Sweden.
Here you can see pictures of designs and get information about the owner and
protection periods, among other things.
Swedish Design Database

eSearch plus
The European Union Intellectual Property Organization (EUIPO) is based in Alicante, Spain.
In EUIPOs database of registered designs, you can find information about the design
registrations which are in force in the EU.
eSearch plus

Hague Express Database

In the Hague Express database, you can find international design registrations from 1999
onwards. International registrations which have designated EUIPO are in force in Sweden.
Hague Express Database

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Swedish Patent and Registration Office

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