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Example
Advanced search trademark

Explanation
Example
Solo
Sol*
_sol
*sol*
"sol-"

Explanation
Mark or word in a mark. Shows hits on the exact word/words you search.
Combine search words using OR to hit only one of the words.
Use * to replace one or more characters, and _ to replace one character.

Example: sol* shows hits on sol, solo, solis etc.
Example: _ol shows hits on sol, pol, bol, etc.
Use " " to search a specific word combination.
Example: "sol i hjertet" ("sun in your heart").

The database does not separate between upper and lower case letters.
You can start a field with *
(truncation replacing several characters), or it is possible to start with _ (truncation replacing one character).

In your search you can use some special characters WITHOUT using a search phrase.
These are: = ( ) ; : , . ’ § ! @ # £ $ ~ > < ` ´ ¤ €
Example: Ruter# or =oslo

A special character which also has a function as an OPERATOR must be placed in a search phrase
(if you wish to search such characters as part of a trademark).
These are: _ * % - + &
Example: "sol-" or ”play + win"

When using an OPERATOR, we recommend that you use the words: NOT, AND, OR
Example
Select mark type

Explanation
Word mark in standard font (text only).
Text and device or purely figurative mark (combination of word/text and graphic elements).
Colour per se mark (one colour or a combination of colours).
Three dimentional mark (shape of goods). Hologram (three dimentional photo, appears different from various angles).
Sound mark (a particular sound as distinctive mark).
Olfactory mark (a particular scent as distinctive mark).
Motion or multimedia mark (marks containing a movement).
Taste mark (particular taste as distinctive mark).
Texture or feel mark.
Other type of mark.
Example
200500134
200210872A (A=Divided)

Explanation
Format: yyyynnnnn (year + serial number) (Applies after 1998).
1976-1998 there were four digits after the year. Before 1976 (with few exceptions) only serial numbers (nnnnn) were used.
The format åååånnnnnA may occur. The letter A explains that this application is divided from the original application.
Example: 200210872A

Shows hits on the exact application number.
You may also truncate with * (several unknown characters) or use _ (underscore = one unknown character).
Example: type 2005* to search all registrations filed in 2005.
Example
243765 (national reg.number) 0923110 (international reg.number (IR))
0662134A (A=Divided)

Explanation
Format: nnnnnn for national registration number (nnnn or nnnnn for older cases).
Format: nnnnnnn for international registration number. Add 0 in front if the number contains only 6 digits.
The format nnnnnnnA may occur. The letter A explains that this case is divided from the original case.
Example: 0662134A

Shows hits of exact registration number.
You may also truncate with * (several unknown characters) or use _ (underscore = one unknown character).
Example
Statoil
Ole Olsen

Explanation
Applicant and or owner of the trademark (name or firm).
Use * to replace one or more characters, and _ to replace one character.
Use "…" to search a specific combination of words. Example: Unos* shows hits on all names starting with Unos.
Example: "Unos papirindustri" will only show hits on Unos papirindustri.

The hitlist gives you the sort option to separate between applicant and owner.
You cannot start the field with * (truncation replacing several characters).
Example
Drammen patentservice

Explanation
Person or enterprise representing the applicant.
Use * to replace one or several characters, and _ to replace one character. Use "…" to search a specific combination of words.

Example: "Fullmektig & co" ("Agent & co"),
Example: Drammen*.
You can not start the field with * (truncation replacing several characters).
Example
25 (clothes, footwear and head gear)
41 (education)

Explanation
Tip: Check which classes your competitor has chosen protection in!

Indicates the classes for which the trademark applies. There are 35 classes for goods, and 10 for services.

Format (numerical): 25
If you want to search one or more classes at the same time, you have to use OR: (1 OR 2 OR 25).
You may use AND or space to only show hits on registrations that include all classes (1 25). Use NOT
to search one class, but exclude another (9 NOT 16).

To find the correct class, try the interactive classification assistant (button to the right of the search field).
Example
Choose status in the dropdown menu

Explanation
Indicates how far the case has progressed in the prosecution.
When you have chosen legal status, you will have choices for detail status:
Example: Legal status: Under prosecution. Detail status: First official action.
Example
Acquired distinctiveness?

Explanation
You can search for trade marks with acquired distinctiveness. It is possible to tick only this box and find all relevant cases.
Example
03.04.2007

Explanation
Date span when an application was received in the Norwegian Industrial Property Office.
Format: dd.mm.yyyy
Example
03.04.2007

Explanation
Date span the trademark was granted and registered at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office.
For the case type "International registration designating Norway" this search field equals to the date of international registration.
It is recommended to use this field in combination with the field "Case type".

Format: dd.mm.yyyy
Example
12.04.2010

Explanation
Date span when the application was published in the Trademark Gazette.
Opposition period is counted from the publication date.
The Trademark Gazette is published every Monday.

Format: dd.mm.yyyy.
Example
586118 CH
586118

Explanation
Priority number applies if priority was claimed in the case from an earlier application/registration outside Norway.
The country code indicates where the first application was filed.
Format: nnnnnn(space)countrycode 586118 CH or just nnnnnn.

A list of the country codes can be found here "http://www.wipo.int/standards/en/pdf/03-03-01.pdf".
The search tool located behind the input field helps you to this page.

This field can also contain just *, if you want to find all applications with priority.
You should fill in at least one additional search field, but may experience that the search takes some time.
Example
01.12.2006

Explanation
Date when the first application was filed.
Format: dd.mm.yyyy
Example
Choose category in the dropdown menu

Explanation
Trademark: mark/distinctive mark owned by an enterprise or individual.
Collective mark: mark/distinctive mark with certain requirements for use
(Example: quality, environment, or membership in association of enterprises.
Hallmark: goods made of gold, silver or platinum that are fitted with a purity standard.
6ter: marks containing state emblems, official hallmarks and emblems of intergovernmental organizations,
etc, which are covered under Art. 6ter of the Paris Convention).
Example
Choose Case Type in the dropdown menu

Explanation
International Registration designating Norway
The Madrid Protocol is a system for the international registration of trademarks, of which Norway is a member.
These registrations are also referred to as "Madrid incoming”.

National mark
This selection covers all Trademark applications and registrations having been filed or registered directly in Norway.
In other words, this option covers applications and registrations from all over the world not using the Madrid Protocol path.
Example
02.05.23 (child stylized)
02.05* (child)

Explanation
A number is assigned to all marks containing figurative elements.
There are 29 classes with several subclasses.
Example: 26.03.17 triangles containing one or more numbers.

Format: nn.nn.nn.
Add 0 in front if the number contains only one digit.
Use * (truncation) if you want to search main classes (less than six digits), for example 02.05*.

If you want to search one or more classes at the same time, you have to use OR: (02.05.23 OR 02.05.21).
You may use AND or space to only show hits on registrations that include all classes (02.05.23 02.05.21).
Use NOT to search one class, but exclude another (02.05.23 NOT 02.05.21).

To find the correct class, try the interactive classification assistant (button to the right of the search field).
Example
BOA0008039 or 6522

Explanation
Case number in an appeal case to the Board of Appeal of the Norwegian Industrial Property Office.
Format: BOA000nnnn or nnnn.

Newer cases are registered in the format BA000nnnn. In the period between 1987 and 2003
the cases are registered with only the serial number (nnnn).

This field may contain only * (truncation) if you want to find all applications that have been appealed
to the Board of Appeal. You should fill in at least one additional search field,
but may experience that the search takes some time.
Example
Hansen

Explanation
Name of the individual or enterprise that has filed an opposition against a registration.
Use * to replace one or more characters, and _ to replace one character. Use "…" to search a specific word combination.
Example: Hansen*.

This field may contain only * (truncation) if you want to find all applications against which an opposition has been filed.
You should fill in at least one additional search field, but may experience that the search takes some time.
Example
Unos papirindustri

Explanation
A trademark holder granting another party the right to use the trademark commercially.
Use "…" to search a specific word combination.
Example: Unos* shows hits on all names starting with Unos.
Example: "Unos papirindustri" shows hits only on Unos papirindustri.

It is voluntary to submit this information to the Norwegian Industrial Property Office, so the information may not be complete.
This search field may contain just * (truncation) if you want to find all applications in which a licensor is registered.
Your should fill in at least one additional search field, but may experience that the search takes some time.
Example
Per Anders Hansen

Explanation
An individual/enterprise that has been granted the right to use another party's trademark commercially.
Use * to replace one or more characters, and _ to replace one character. Use "…" to search a specific word combination.
Example: Hydrolo*.

It is voluntary to submit this information to the Norwegian Industrial Property Office, so the information may not be complete.
This search field may contain only * (truncation) if you want to find all applications in which a licensee is registered.
You should fill in at least one additional search field, but may experience that the search takes some time.
Example
Example: MP/NO2010277
Case on which an IA is based

Explanation
Format: MP/NOåååånnn

Search for International applications (via the Madrid Protocol),
which is based on national applications or registrations (data available from 2005).
Please note that an international application may be based on several national applications / registrations.
Example
Example: 02.11.2005

Explanation
It is possible to subsequent designate contracting parties of the Madrid Protocol at a later date than the time
of the original international application. The date identifies when Norway was subsequently designated.

Format: dd.mm.yyyy
Indicate a time period using From date and To date if you do not have the exact date.
Example
Find cases based on geographical location.

Explanation
Country code for the applicant's or owner's country of origin. Example: SE (Sverige) or NO (Norge)
A list of the country codes can be found here "http://www.wipo.int/standards/en/pdf/03-03-01.pdf".
The search tool located behind the input field helps you to this page.

A list of municipalities and counties in Norway can be found on wikipedia.
The search tool located behind the input field helps you to this page.

These filters could for example be useful to compare IPR activity in different regions.

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