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PCT Applicant’s Guide – International Phase – Annex D
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International Searching Authorities
SWEDISH PATENT
AND REGISTRATION OFFICE
Search fee (PCT Rule 16):1
Swedish krona (SEK)
Danish krone (DKK)
Euro (EUR)
Icelandic krona (ISK)
Norwegian krone (NOK)
Swiss franc (CHF)
US dollar (USD)
17,040
13,960
1,875
287,000
15,360
2,274
2,366
(17,000)2
Additional search fee (PCT Rule 40.2):3
SEK
Fee for copies of documents
cited in the international search report
(PCT Rule 44.3):
The applicant receives, together with the international search report,
a copy of each document containing non-patent literature cited in the
report, free of charge.
Other documents are available electronically on the website
www.prv.se.
The cited documents may also be ordered in paper form at SEK 50
per document.
Conditions for refund and amount of
refund of the search fee:
Money paid by mistake, without cause, or in excess, will be
refunded.
Where the international application is withdrawn or is considered
withdrawn, under PCT Article 14(1), (3) or (4), before the start of
the international search: refund of 100%
Where an earlier international or international-type search has
already been made by this Authority on an application whose
priority is claimed: the search fee will be refunded in part if the
search can be based in full or in part on the search that was carried
out by the Authority
Where a search and examination report issued on an application
filed with the Danish Patent Office, the European Patent Office, the
Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH), the Icelandic Patent
Office, the Norwegian Industrial Property Office or the Swedish
Patent and Registration Office, the priority of which is claimed, is
furnished together with the international application: refund of
SEK 2,800
Where an earlier international application, the priority of which is
claimed, is furnished together with an international search report
issued by the European Patent Office, the Finnish Patent and
Registration Office (PRH) or the Nordic Patent Institute: refund of
SEK 2,800
Where an earlier international application, the priority of which is
claimed, is furnished together with an international-type search
report issued by the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) or
the Nordic Patent Institute: refund of SEK 2,800
17,040
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This fee is payable to the receiving Office in the currency or one of the currencies accepted by it (see Annex C).
The amount in parentheses is applicable as from 1 March 2015.
This fee is payable to the International Searching Authority and only in particular instances.
(29 January 2015)
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Languages accepted for international
search:
Danish, English, Finnish, French,4 Norwegian and Swedish
Does the Authority require that nucleotide
and/or amino acid sequence listings be
furnished in electronic form
(PCT Rule 13ter.1)?
Which types of electronic carrier
does the Authority require?
Yes
Subject matter that will not be searched:
The subject matter specified in items (i) to (vi) of PCT Rule 39.1
Diskette formatted 1.44 Mo, CD-ROM, CD-R
Waiver of power of attorney:
Has the Authority waived the requirement
that a separate power of attorney be
submitted?
Yes5
Particular instances in which a separate
Upon appointment of, or for any paper submitted by, an agent or a
power of attorney is required:
common representative who was not indicated on the request form at
the time of filing
Has the Authority waived the requirement
that a copy of a general power of attorney
be submitted?
Yes5
Particular instances in which a copy of a Upon appointment of, or for any paper submitted by, an agent or a
general power of attorney is required:
common representative who was not indicated on the request form at
the time of filing
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Only for international applications filed with the receiving Offices of, or acting for, developing countries.
Waivers of powers of attorney do not apply (PCT Rule 90.4(e) and 90.5(d)) where the agent or common representative submits any
notice of withdrawal during the international phase (PCT Rule 90bis.1 to 90bis.4; see also International Phase, paragraph 11.048).
(29 January 2015)