PRV Sweden

Office Details
The Swedish Patent and Registration Office
Contact details

The Swedish Patent and Registration Office

PRV (Patent- och registreringsverket), Valhallavägen 136, 114 41 Stockholm, SE

+46 8 782 28 00

+46 8 666 02 86

prv@prv.se

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Initiatives

(including trade mark e-filing under the Software Package)

Implemented in 2013 or earlier

Common Gateway for Applications

An easy and efficient way to access the European Trade Mark and Design Network.

TMclass

Trade mark classification tool

ACIST

Cross border data sharing for enforcers

IP Enforcement Portal

The single EU platform to deal with IPR enforcement matters

Seniority

A seniority claim allows you to maintain the right obtained in a member state, under the EUTM.

CP1. Harmonisation on Trade Marks Classification Practice of G&S

Creating a common classification database and practice (project closed)

Quality

EU IP Offices quality standards

CP2. Convergence of Class Headings

Reach a common interpretation on the Nice Class Headings (project closed)

TMview

Trade mark search tool

Common User Satisfaction Survey

Harmonised survey system for IP Offices

DesignView

Registered designs search tool

Implemented in 2014

e-Learning for SMEs

Concise and easy IP e-learning for SMEs

Forecasting

Generating trade mark and design filing forecasts for IP Offices

Implemented in 2015

Similarity

IP Office assessments of similarity of G&S

CP5. Relative Grounds – Likelihood of Confusion (Impact of non-distinctive/weak components)

The objective of this project is to harmonize the different interpretations on how to deal with non-distinctive/weak components of trade marks in the context of the examination of relative grounds for refusal (likelihood of confusion) (project closed)

CP3. Absolute Grounds - Figurative Marks

Harmonize the different interpretations