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Sweden: intellectual property documentation

The following is a detailed list of the Swedish intellectual property documentation held within the British Library IP collection.

Material on this list may only be available in Swedish. 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- och registreringsverket


Patent Specifications

1968 - to date

Unexamined applications: A specs1963 - 1981/1565MicroformIP Reserve North
Examined applications: B specs433977 - 470606 (gaps)MicroformIP Reserve North
 452001 - 463066PaperIP Reserve South
 300001 – 452000PaperIP Reserve North (015268749)
Granted specifications: C specs422610 - 513634MicroformIP Reserve North
 341561 - 370162MicroformIP Reserve North
 (published only when significantly different from B spec)202860 - 458249PaperIP Reserve North (015268752)

1898 - 1967

Unexamined applications1963 - 1967MicroformIP Reserve North
Granted patents1 – 227869PaperIP Reserve North (015268747)

Patent databases

Swedish Patent Database1885 - to dateOnline
Aktinsyn (status and file inspection by number)2004 - to dateOnline

Indexes and abstracts

Kumulerade Namnregister (name index)1978 - 1999PaperIP Reserve South
 1979 - 1986MicroformIP Reserve North
Classified Index1979 - 1987MicroformIP Reserve North
Bilaga Till Svensk Patenttidning (claims of unexamined applications, arranged by IPC per year)1971 - 2001PaperIP Reserve South
Patent Register (name index and classified lists)1885 - 1978PaperIP Reserve South
Svensk Tidscraft För Industriellt Rättskydd (abstracts and trade marks, annual name indexes to 1970)1909 - 1974PaperIP Reserve South
Svensk Tidskrift För Industriellt Eganderätt (abstracts, annual name index)1904 - 1908PaperIP Reserve South
Tidning För Patent Och Varumärken (patent and trademark journal with abstracts and annual name indexes)1885 - 1903PaperIP Reserve South
Förteckning Öfver Öfverläina Patent (chronological list and name index)1885 - 1905PaperIP Reserve South
Derwent World Patent Abstracts (Section P-X)1975 - 1998PaperIP Reserve North

Official journals

Svensk Patenttidning2000 - to dateOnline
 1968 - 2000PaperIP Reserve South
Post Och Inrikes Tidningar1856 - 1868PaperIP Reserve South

Miscellaneous patent publications

Annual Report1964 - 1995PaperIP Reserve South
National Classification1948PaperIP Reserve South
 1901, 1914PaperIP Open Access

Trade marks

Swedish Trade Mark DatabaseCurrentOnline
Trade Mark Gazette1978 - 2000PaperIP Reserve South
Svensk Varumärkeslexicon/Trade Mark Dictionary (list of trade marks in force)1983, 1985 (supp), 1990MicroformIP Reserve North
Varumärken Innehavarregister (alphabetical list of trade marks with proprietor addresses)2006MicroformIP Reserve North
Regsiteringstidning För Varumärken1885 - 1977PaperIP Reserve South
Trade Mark Statistics1961 - 1994PaperIP Reserve South
Name Index to Renewed Trade Marks1961 - 1962PaperIP Reserve South
Trade Mark Classification1983PaperIP Reserve South


Swedish Design Database1990 - to dateOnline
Registeringstidning För Mönster1971 - 2000PaperIP Reserve South
Design Statistics1972 - 1987PaperIP Reserve South