Norway Patent Requirements
Patent in Norway: In order to apply and file for a patent in Norway you need to provide 1. Patent Information, and you need to send to the Attorney the 2. Power of Attorney for Norway and the 3. Assignment Document if required.
1.- Filing information ?Norway Patent
For Convention Applications or Direct Applications
1.    Our filled out patent order form.
2.    Copy of the specification of invention including claims and drawings
3.    Norwegian translation (Specifications and Priority document).
4.    Declaration of Inventor in favor of the applicant, if applicant is different than the inventor.
5.    Certified Priority Document with application number and country of origin.
6.    Company copy of incorporation document with translation (if applicable).
For Applications based on International Applications (PCT)
1.    Our filled out patent order form.
2.    PCT publication and International Search Report.
3.    Indication if Preliminary Examination has been taken (Chapter II).
4.    Norwegian translation indicating if there has been any amendment to the PCT original filing.
5.    Declaration of inventors if applicant is not the inventor.
Regarding the Norwegian Patent Office there is a 3 months deadline for filing all formalities
Comment date November 2002: This jurisdiction informed the International Bureau that the new time limit for the National Phase under PCT article 22 (1) of 30 months does not apply, with effect from 1 April 2002.
2.- Power of Attorney
3.- Patent in Norway
Concession of the Patent Grant: 20 years
Concession of the Utility Model or Design Application: 15 years
Member of the Paris Convention: Yes
Norway is a Member of the PCT: Yes
4.- Application Process
1.    Patent Filing
2.    Preliminary Exam
3.    Patent Publication: 18 months from the priority date
4.    Formal Examination Request: Before 36 months from the filing date. Must be requested after 60 days from the patent publication date.
5.    90 days to respond office action from the formal examination.
6.    Acceptance or rejection
7.    Payment of the Final Taxes and Title.