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Advisory service for patents and utility models

Our customer advisors and consulting engineers can advise you on matters related to patents and utility models. You can ask for advice by email or phone through our customer service. For further discussions with consulting engineers we recommend that you make an appointment.

Communication with our Patent Advisory Service staff is always confidential.

Contact details

Telephone number
+358 29 509 5858, Mon–Fri 9.00–15.00

Street address
Sörnäisten rantatie 13 C, Helsinki

You can send us secure email. Read more on our contact details page.

Postal address
Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Patent Advisory Service
FI-00091 PRH

Other contact details

Bank accounts and payment instructions

Other contact details of the Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH)

We will advise you in IP-related matters

We can help you when you need general answers to questions similar to the ones below:

    • What kind of inventions can be patented or protected with a utility model?
    • What is needed to form an application?
    • How is an application processed at the PRH?
    • How do I apply for a patent outside Finland?
    • What are the contents of the Patents or Utility Model Act, Decree or Regulations?

We also help you to find the right patent class.

Use our search services related to patenting and various fields of technology

You can also ask us to carry out searches related to patenting and various fields of technology. Such searches are subject to a fee. As sources of information we use both domestic and international databases of different fields of technology, patent databases and our own collection of patent publications which includes more than 80 million publications.

Read more about our search services.

Printable version Latest update 01.12.2021