Who can file?

Nordic Patent Institute may be appointed as an International Searching Authority (ISA) or an International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA) under the PCT system by applicants who are nationals or residents of Denmark, Iceland, Norway or Sweden. Foreign applicants (companies) may use the Institute as a PCT Authority via a branch or division domiciled in any of the four countries.

The two-letter code for using Nordic Patent Institute is XN.