Use this form if you make and sell gold, silver or platinum articles that are stamped with a hallmark. If you are in the gold and silversmith industry and wish to sell articles you have made yourself, you must have a responsibility mark, so that the manufacturer can be identified. A responsibility mark shows who has placed the article on the market (who is the manufacturer or importer). This makes it possible to identify who has made the article.

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If the applicant has chosen to use a representative, the NIPO will communicate only with the representative in any correspondence regarding the application.

You can apply as an individual or on behalf of an organisation. If you represent an organisation, you must have the Altinn role Patent, varemerke og design.

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NIPO's Customer Service Centre can answer questions regarding trademarks, designs and patents.
Telephone: +47 22 38 73 00 (Monday - Friday 8am – 3pm)
E-mail: post@patentstyret.no

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