Deadline for validating european patent
If the Power of Attorney is not submitted by the deadline, the patent will be published without the representative being listed.
To obtain provisional patent protection in Norway on the basis of a European patent application published by the EPO, the application must also be published in Norway.
For Norwegian residents and companies operating in Norway: for reasons of security and traceability, we recommend that you send your application online via Altinn. To send in your application via Altinn you need a Norwegian personal ID number.
If you do not have such a number, you can use the application form in PDF format.
The provisional protection applies only insofar as there is agreement between the Norwegian and the English text.
You can submit a correction of the translation for publication.
Consequently the new translation requirements also apply to European patents which have been granted before and maintained as amended on or after this date.
The European Validation phase starts when the notice of Intention to Grant is received from the European Patent Office. The first stage is the acceptance of the grant which must be carried out within 4 months of receiving the notice of Intention.It is furthermore recommended that the format for the subsequent translation of the patent and claims of a German or French european patent meets the recommendations outlined in the Patent Guidelines, “In the interest of the Danish publication, validation should preferably not be undertaken exclusively via fax.If validation is filed by post, please do not staple the papers.During this period, you must report all changes directly to the EPO, except changes concerning power of attorney in Norway.We update our Register of Patents regularly in accordance with EPO's Patent Register.
The system for validating European patents in Morocco introduced under the validation agreement between the European Patent Organisation and the government of the Kingdom of Morocco came into force on 1 March 2015.