Sweden (SE)

As Office of a Designated Contracting Party

Request for extension of protection

The Office republishes in the Swedish Trademark Gazette only notifications of renewal received from the International Bureau.

Examination Procedure

Absolute and relative grounds.

Opposition Procedure

Three months from the date of protection and publication in the Swedish Trademark Gazette.

Time Limit for Responding to Provisional Refusal

Two months from the date of notification of the provisional refusal based on opposition and three months from the date of the notification of provisional refusal in other cases (extendable).

Administrative and judicial remedies in case of refusal issued by the Office

Appeal to the Court of Patent Appeals.
Administrative cancellation at the Patent and Registration Office.
Judicial remedies.

Last updated on: January 10, 2014