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Frequently Asked Question
Is Sweden a member of the Madrid System?

Yes. Sweden is a member of the Madrid Protocol.

Does having a registered trademark in Sweden afford me any right?

Yes. Registration of trademark is mandatory in order to obtain rights (first-to-file rule). Rights are also established through extensive and long-term use of the mark.

Do I need to present periodic statement of use?

No. Such statements are not necessary.

How long is the opposition period?

The opposition period will start on the date the registration was granted and will end three months after that date.

Are there any rights established by having a registered trademark?

Yes. When you register your trademark, you secure the following rights: 

  • Right to appeal for the cancellation of conflicting applications filed at a later date
  • Right to appeal for the confiscation of counterfeit imported goods
Is it possible to cancel a registration?

Yes. A registered mark can be cancelled on the grounds of: 

  • Mark contradicts principles of moral and public policy
  • Mark contains geographical indication
  • Proprietary rights
  • Breach of copyright
  • Mark is functional, descriptive, misleading/disparaging/deceptive, and/or generic
  • Mark is against rights of famous and notorious marks
  • Mark uses protected flags, emblems and armorial bearings without permission from respected authorities
  • Mark is against rights of registered designs, trade names or personal names
  • Mark was registered in the name of the proprietor’s representative or agent
Who can contest my trademark registration?

Anyone may challenge the registration.

What are the grounds for a Trademark Application to be opposed?

The following are grounds for opposition: 

  • Breach of copyright
  • Mark is against public order and moral standards
  • Proprietary rights
  • Mark is descriptive, functional, generic, misleading, disparaging, deceptive or non-distinctive
  • Mark violated rights of a well-known mark
  • Mark used a specially protected flag, emblem or armorial bearing without authorization
  • Mark was registered under the agent’s name or representative of the owner of the mark
  • Mark violated rights of a registered design, personal name, company name, or trade names
Is there any need to use my trademark before I apply for registration?

No. Actual use of the mark is not mandatory for registration.

What is the web address of the trademark national office?

The web address is accessible at http://www.prv.se/

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