About Statistics from the Norwegian Industrial Property Office

The service provides up-to-date statistics on industrial rights in Norway. Reliable statistics help you to explore figures and trends for innovation in Norway, and are a useful tool for both the media and the business sector.

You may find answers to the following questions:

Where does the data come from?

The data is collected from NIPO’s database covering trademark, design and patent rights in Norway. In addition to cases that are available in the NIPO database, the Statistics Service also includes applications that are not open for public inspection.

Data coverage:

Patents:
All Norwegian patent applications and granted patents over the last 20 years, both national applications, PCT applications and European patents validated in Norway (Norway became a member of EPO in 2008).
Trademarks:
All Norwegian trademark applications and granted trademarks over the last 10 years, both national applications and international applications where Norway has been designated.
Designs:
All Norwegian design applications and granted designs over the last 10 years, both national applications and international applications where Norway has been designated.

Copyright

The Statistics Service provides public and free access to industrial property rights (trademarks, patents and designs) in Norway.

Reproduction of statistics is authorized, provided that the source is acknowledged and stated on the reproduced material. It should also be stated that the mentioned material is available free of charge.

Reproduction of all or major parts of the database is illegal.

The web service itself is protected by copyright.