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1 §/expires U: 2016-04-15/
Patent Attorney Board has the task of
1. examine issues on the authorisation of the patent agent,
2. organise proficiency test for authorisation,
3. supervise authorized patent agent,
4. examine issues of disciplinary action according to the law
(2010:1052) for the authorization of the patent agent,
5. keep a register of authorized patent agent,
6. provide information and data on matters concerning authorisation,
registration and supervision, and
7. follow developments in the area and, in particular, patent attorney
take account of the new conditions that have or may have a bearing on
supervision of patent attorneys as well as the interpretation and
the development of good patentombudssed.
1 §/comes into force: 2016-04-15/
Patent Attorney Board responsible for 1. test questions on the authorisation of the patent agent, 2. organise proficiency test for authorisation 3. supervise authorized patent agents, 4. examine issues of disciplinary action according to the law (2010:1052) for the authorization of patent agents, 5. maintain a register of authorized patent agents, 6. provide information and data on matters concerning authorisation, registration and supervision, and 7. follow developments in the field of patent attorney and pay particular attention to the new situation which has or may have significance for the supervision of patent attorneys as well as the interpretation and development of good patentombudssed.
Authority carries out the functions required by the Regulation (2016:157) on the recognition of professional qualifications.
section 2 of the Authority is headed by a Board.
paragraph 3 of the Board shall consist of a Chairman and four other
members. For other members than the Chairman shall be
section 4 of the President of the Board shall be a lawyer and have
judgments of experience.
Of the other members, at least two be authorized
patent agent, at least one of which should have training with technology
or scientific topic as the main field of study.
For replacement the same requirements for being designated as for
paragraph 5 of the Chairman, the members and alternates appointed by the Government
for fixed period.
section 6 of the companies registration office manages the administrative and supervisory
information to the Board.
section 7 of the Board is a quorum if all members are
at the present time.
section 8 of the rules of procedure, the Board may, or in specific decisions
hand over to the President or someone who carries out duties
to the authority to decide matters that do not need to be decided
by the National Board. Matters concerning disciplinary measures and other
matters of fundamental importance or otherwise of major importance
should always be determined by the Board.
Exemptions from the Government agencies Ordinance
§ 9 the following provisions of the Government agencies Ordinance (2007:515)
shall not apply to the authority:
section 7 of the participation in the work of the EU and other international
section 14 of the second sentence of question that a member should be vice
27 § the right to represent the State in the courts.
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