A patent offers protection for the idea behind the solution to a technical problem. Sole right to the idea may be obtained through registration after an examination process that typically takes 2-3 years at any of a number of official patent offices. In order for a patent to be granted, the invention must be new, it must involve a greater degree of inventiveness in solving the problem than a person skilled in the field should be expected to demonstrate, and it must have an effect that is reproducible. We have well-established links with patent attorneys and attorneys at law in most of the countries where Swedish companies are eager to do business.
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