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Norway: intellectual property documentation

The following is a detailed list of Norwegian patent documentation held within the British Library IP collection.

Material on this list may only be available in Norwegian. We cannot translate items for you.

Intellectual Property stock locations

IP Open Access: Always available in the Business & IP Centre

IP Reserve South: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in typically 1-3 hours

IP Reserve North: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in 48+ hours. If a nine-digit number is shown under "location", these can be ordered for use in the Centre by registered readers through Explore the British Library. Please type the number into the Explore search box to rapidly retrieve the record.

IP Reserve Material cannot be ordered for same-day delivery after 16:00. Sometimes the service may not be available all day on Saturday due to staffing. Some Reserve Material may not be available at times due to stock movements. Please contact us before your visit to check.




Patent Specifications

1968 - to date

Examined applications (A specs):158901 - 180817PaperIP Reserve South
 115001 - 158900PaperIP Reserve North (015268729)
Granted specifications (B specs):159401 - 315140PaperIP Reserve South
 115001 - 159400PaperIP Reserve North (01526731)

1892 - 1967

Granted specifications2841 - 115000PaperIP Reserve North (01526731)


Norsk Patenter (early un-numbered specifications, bound with annual chronological list and in some years name indexes)1873 - 1890PaperIP Reserve South

Patent databases

Norway patent database1976 - to dateOnline

Indexes and abstracts

Norsk Tidende For Det Industrielle Rettsvern (includes abstracts until 1973, and name and classified indexes)1911 - 1973PaperIP Reserve South
Norsk Patentblad (includes abstracts until 1892)1886 - 1892PaperIP Reserve South
Norsk Patenter Register (name and class index, abstracts from 1887)1886 - 1911PaperIP Reserve South
Derwent World Patent Abstracts (Section P-X)1975 - 1998PaperIP Reserve North

Official Journal

Patenttidende2001 - to dateOnline
Norsk Tidende For Det Industrielle Rettsvern Patenter (includes name and classified indexes until 2000, apart from 1989, 1990, and 1992 when they are shelved separately and unbound)1911 - Feb 2002PaperIP Reserve South
Norsk Patentblad1886 - 1910PaperIP Reserve South

Miscellaneous patent publications

Patentvæsenet I Norge (statistics)1886 - 1903PaperIP Reserve South
Klasser og underclasser (national patent classification)1952PaperIP Reserve South
Reclassification Lists of Patents1981 - 1992PaperIP Reserve South

Trade Marks

Trade Mark Database1987 - to date, plus all in force in 1996Online
Norsk Tidende For Det Industrielle Rettsvern Varemærker (name index to 2000)1998 - to dateOnline
 1911 - Feb 2002PaperIP Reserve South
Norsk Registeringstidende For Varemærker (includes name index)1885 - 1910PaperIP Reserve South

Registered Designs

Registered Design Database2003 - to date, plus all in force in 2006Online
Norsk Tidende For Det Industrielle Rettsvern Mønstre (name index to 1996)1998 - to dateOnline
 1971 - to Jan 2002PaperIP Reserve South