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Shown are office fees and related facts for patents granted in or for Sweden. For example national patents and European patents validated in Sweden.

Patent protection in Sweden can also be reached via the Unitary Patent (UP) system. With a Unitary Patent, only one UP Renewal Fee is paid, covering all participating countries.

Office Fees
SE
Sweden

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

6728

Grant Fee

$

232

Requirements for EP grants
SE
Sweden

Claims Translation

Swedish

Description Translation

English

Representation Needed?

IP Memberships (Selection)
SE
Sweden

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
SE
Sweden

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

635.70

Residents

10.4M

Official Currency

SEK

Schengen Area

Sweden Sweden vs. other EPC member states

Total 20-year patent renewal fees for Sweden, SE (red) relative to other EPC member states (blue). Note that patent renewal fees are to be paid annually and updated regularly. Not included are grant fees, translation costs, and representation costs (if applicable).

I. Requirements for Sweden after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

A translation of the claims into Swedish must be supplied under the conditions provided for in Art. 65(1) EPC.

No further requirements if the European patent has been granted in English.

If the European patent has been granted in French or German, a translation of the description into English must be supplied under the conditions provided for in Art. 65(1) EPC. The translation may also be supplied in Swedish.

I.2 Professional representative

Must not be appointed.

I.3 Period for filing the translation

3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant of the EP or the decision to maintain the patent as amended is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

I.4 Office fee

Basic fee for publication of a translation of a European patent as granted, amended or limited by the EPO, or of a correction of a published translation: SEK 2 500

Fee for amendment of a translation not yet published by PRV of a European patent: SEK 900

II. Double-patenting allowed?

Simultaneous protection by national patents is not excluded.

III. Territory

Territory of the Kingdom of Sweden

IV. Useful links:

EP: National Law relating to EPC, X. Miscellaneous, Sweden (epo.org)

International: PCT Applicant’s Guide Sweden – Valid as from 1 Nov 2023 (wipo.int)

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Fee valid date: 07/23/2024

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