Article 1 this regulation lays down provisions supplementing
Act (2010:1052) for the authorization of patent agents. The words and
terms used in this regulation have the same meaning
as in the law.
section 2 of the Knowledge test for authorisation referred to in paragraph 4 of the first
paragraph 4 (2010:1052) for the authorization of patent agents,
organized by the Patent Board. The sample must be in writing.
section 3 of the proficiency test for authorisation shall ensure that
the patent attorney has sufficient theoretical knowledge to
Professional leave representation in patent law Affairs
and the ability to apply such knowledge in practice in
4 section to get pass the proficiency test for authorisation is required
that the applicant has the professional experience of counsel in patent law
Affairs for at least four years, and has
1. completed a master's degree in accordance with annex II to
the higher education Ordinance (1993:100) with technology or
Science as the main field of study
or has successfully undergone an equivalent
2. completed a Bachelor's degree in accordance with annex II to
the higher education Ordinance (1993:100) with the law as the main field of study
for training or has successfully undergone any
other equivalent training.
This professional experience must have been completed under the supervision of a
authorized patent agent.
The application procedure
§ 5/expires U: 2016-04-15/
An application for authorisation or recognition of foreign
professional qualifications in accordance with §§ 7-9 are made of
The application shall be signed by the applicant.
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An application for authorisation is made in Patent Board.
The application shall be signed by the applicant.
section 6, An application for authorisation shall include
1. birth certificate and bankruptcy freedom certificate or equivalent
documents from a State of the European economic
2. evidence of freedom from disqualification or equivalent
document from another Member State within the EEA,
3. a declaration that the applicant does not have trustees under 11
Cape. 7 § parental code,
4. details of the applicant's education and
professional activities, and
5. the details referred to in section 13.
Recognition of foreign education and professional qualifications
for patent agents
section 7/expires U: 2016-04-15/
Those who want to work as a licensed patent attorney in
Sweden may invoke the corresponding training and
professional experience in another State (State of origin)
within the EEA or from Switzerland.
Patent attorneys ' Board is the competent authority and shall take a decision
on the recognition of professional qualifications, pursuant to
European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/36/EC of 7
September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications.
Patent attorney the Board's decision in respect of recognition should
be taken within three months from the date on which the application was received by the
Board. Recognition means that the parts of the requirements for
authorization is the education and
professional experience referred to in paragraph 4 shall be deemed to be satisfied.
section 7/entry into force: 04/15/2016
Provisions on temporary mobility and recognition of qualifications acquired or recognised in a State other than Sweden within the European economic area or Switzerland, see law (2016:145) on the recognition of professional qualifications and in the regulations issued in connection with the Act. Regulation (2016:170).
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For the recognition of professional qualifications,
Patent Attorney Board, if the profession is regulated in
the Member State of origin, require attestation of competence or evidence of
formal qualifications of the applicant issued by
competent authority or organization and that indicates that the
qualifications not deviate substantially from the level
required for authorization of patent agents in Sweden.
Recognition of professional qualifications must also be decided whether
the applicant has provided professional assistance in patent law
Affairs on a full-time basis for at least two years during the last
ten years in a country in the EEA or in Switzerland where the profession is not
regulated, if the person has one or more attestations of competence
or evidence of formal qualifications attesting to this.
Such evidence shall comply with the requirements referred to in the first subparagraph
and show that the holder has been prepared to work with that
provide assistance in patent law Affairs.
The requirement of professional experience in the second subparagraph shall not apply, if the
evidence of formal qualifications which the applicant regards as
evidence of training in the Member State of origin, in particular
designed for work with patent law Affairs.
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Notwithstanding the provisions of section 8 of the Patent Board may delegate
recognition of professional qualifications require that the applicant
perform an adaptation period or take an aptitude test
1. the scope of education invoked by the applicant is
at least one year shorter than that required under paragraph 4 of
the authorisation of the patent agent, or
2. the content of the applicant's training substantially different from
What is provided for work as a patent attorney.
section 10 of the Patent Board shall keep a register of
authorized patent agents with the help of automated
The registry shall give the public the information contained in the
In the case of personal data, the registry have the objective to
provide data for
1. General or individual activities where patent-related
information forms the basis for trials or decision,
2. the updating, completion or verification of
patent-related information in the Member Directory
or similar registers, and
3. activities that the State is responsible for according to law
(a)) relating to the patent agent, and
(b)) to be performed requires access to
section 11 of the Patent Board is a data controller under the
personal data Act (1998:204) for the table.
section 12 of the provisions of the personal data Act (1998:204) about
rectification and Indemnity apply to the processing of
personal data under this regulation.
paragraph 13 of the register shall in respect of each patent agents include
2. personal number, coordination number or, if there is none,
date of birth,
3. business address, and
4. where applicable, company name, registration number, address
and the website of the company where the patent attorney practicing
If a patent agent is registered in another State, shall
Patent Board's registers indicate what
foreign authority or organisation responsible for the
registration and, where applicable, patent attorney
foreign registration number.
section 14 of The patent agent shall, as soon as possible, notify each
change of circumstances such as shown in the table.
The notification shall be signed by the patent agent.
When the Patent Board announced the decision on the abolition of
authorization information on patent attorney culled from
register as soon as possible after the decision has become
the force of law.
section 15 of the data in the registry as shown in paragraph 13 of the first
paragraph 1 and 3 shall be made available on a Web site.
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Certificate of competence, etc.
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Patent Attorney Board shall provide the information and
issue the certificates of competence, professional activity, or
similar conditions as competent authorities and
organisations in other States within the EEA.
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Proof of authorization, section 17 of the Patent Board shall provide proof for the authorization of
Swedish or English to an applicant who requests it.
section 18 For examination of the application for authorization, the applicant shall
pay a filing fee of $100.
If the application is granted, the patent attorney annually pay a
fee of 2 600 SEK.
§ 19 For consideration of questions under paragraph 4, second subparagraph, the law
(2010:1052) for the authorization of patent attorneys, the applicant shall
pay a fee. In terms of the amount of the accommodation apply
the provisions of sections 9 to 14, the fee Regulation (1992:191),
in which case the fee class 2 shall apply.
section 20 of the certificate of authorization, the applicant shall pay a
fee. Patent attorney the Board may provide for
the amount of the fee.
For graduation by proficiency test for authorization, the applicant shall
pay a fee. Patent Board may announce
regulations on the amount.
section 21/expires U: 2016-04-15/
Patent Board may announce further provisions
If theoretical training, professional experience, knowledge tests
authorization and recognition of education, training and
professional experience in accordance with section 7.
Patent Board may announce further provisions also
on the authorisation and registration of patent attorneys.
section 21/entry into force: 04/15/2016
Patent Board may announce further provisions concerning theoretical training, professional experience and skill test for the authorization.
Patent Board may announce further provisions even if the authorisation and registration of patent attorneys.