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Advanced search design

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Example
Sykkel
Sykkel OR bicycle

Explanation
Product name or word in product name. Shows hits on the specific word/words that you serach.
Note: Norwegian applications use Norwegian terms, English applications use English terms.
Combine with OR to show hits on one of the words.
Use * to replace one or more characters, and _ to replace one character.
Example: sykkel* (bicycle*) shows hits on sykkel (bicycle), sykkelramme (bicycle frame), sykkelsete (bicycle seat), etc.
Example: _ol shows hits on sol, pol, bol, etc. Use "..." to search a specific word combination.
Example: "bord med stoler" ("table with wheels")

The database does not separate between upper and lower case letters.
You can not start a field with * (truncation replacing several characters).
Example
20070796

Explanation
Shows hits on the exact application number.
You may also truncate with * (several unknown characters) or use _ (underscore = one unknown character).
Example
081068
DM/073914

Explanation
Format for a national design: 0nnnnn (add 0 in front of a five digit number).
Format for an international registration designating Norway: DM/nnnnnn (example DM/073914)

Shows hits on the exact registration number.
You may also truncate with * (several unknown characters) or mask _ (underscore = one unknown character).

This field may also contain only * (truncation) if you want to find all applications that have been registered.
You should fill in at least one additional search field, but may experience that the search takes some time.
Example
Unos or Rødberg

Explanation
Applicant and/or owner of the design (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" shows hits only on Unos papirindustri.

The hitlist gives you the option to sort by owner or applicant.
You can not start the search field with * (truncation replacing several characters).
Example
Drammen patentservice

Explanation
Individual or enterprise representing the applicant.

Use * to replace one or more characters, and _ to replace one character. Use "…" to search a specific word combination.
Example: "Fullmektig & co" ("Agent & Co"),
Example: Drammen*.

You can not start the search field with * (truncation replacing several characters).
Example
Rødberg
”Per Olsen”

Explanation
Use * to replace one or more characters, and _ to replace one character.
Use "…" to search a specific word combination.

Example: ols* shows hits on all names starting with Ols (Olsen, Olsson, etc).
Example: Per Arne Olsen (specific word combination).

You can not start the search field with * (truncation replacing several characters).
Example
”02-04”

Explanation
Lists the classes for which the design applies. There are 32 classes with subclasses.

Format: "nn-nn" (quotation marks MUST be used).
If you want to search one or more classes at the same time, you have to use OR: ("02-02" OR "02-05").
You may use AND or space to only show hits on registrations that include all classes ("02-02" "02-05").
Use NOT to search one class, but exclude another "02-02" NOT "02-05").

To find the correct class, try the interactive classification assistant (button to the right of the search field).
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Select 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 multiple choices for detail status:
Example: Legal status: Under prosecution. Detail status: First official action.
Example
03.04.2007

Explanation
Date span the application was received at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office.

Format: dd.mm.yyyy

Note: The search covers only applications open for public inspection.
Example
03.04.2007

Explanation
Date span the application was made open for public inspection.

Format: dd.mm.yyyy
Example
03.04.2007

Explanation
Date span the design application was 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 the application was published in the Design Gazette. The Gazette is published every Monday.

Format: dd.mm.yyyy
Example
Select type in the dropdown menu

Explanation
Options you may chose are: All case types, national designs or international registrations designating Norway.
Example
EM 001047799
001047799

Explanation
An application may claim priority from a previous application/registration for the same design in another country.
Format: country code number or just number (may have varying number of digits).

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

Explanation
Date span for the priority, which consequently applies for the Norwegian application or designation.

Format: dd.mm.yyyy
Example
BOA0007595 or 7266

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, appeal cases prior to 2003 are registered with only four digits.
This search field may contain just * (truncation) if you want to find all cases 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 (called opponent) that has filed a request for an administrative review 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 search field may contain just * (truncation) if you want to find all registrations
that have been appealed to administrative review.
You should fill in at least one additional search field, but may experience that the search takes some time.
Example
Unos papirindustri

Explanation
A design owner (holder) granting another party the right to use the design 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 for 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 design commercially.

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 with a registered licensee.
Your should fill in at least one additional search field, but may experience that the search takes some time.
Example
Find cases based on geographical location.

Explanation
Country code for the applicant's or owner's or designer'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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