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Finland: intellectual property documentation

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

Material on this list may only be available in Finnish. 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.


Patentti- ja rekisterihallitus



Patent specifications

1968 - to date

Examined applications: (B specs)112941 - to dateCD/DVDIP Open Access
 100001 - 112941CD/DVDIP Reserve North
 86501 - 99285PaperIP Reserve South
 40001 - 86500PaperIP Reserve North (015268695)
Granted documents: (C specs)50192 - end 2011CD/DVDIP Reserve North
 87151 - 104352PaperIP Reserve South
 19872 - 87150PaperIP Reserve North (015268696)


Granted documents:19872* - end of seriesPaperIP Reserve North
*Note that 3 earlier specifications 19428, 19536 & 19740 are included in the first volume of this set.

Patent databases

Pat Info1970 - to dateOnline

Indexes and abstracts

Finland Patent Indexes (annual chronological, classified, and name indexes)1913 - 1934PaperIP Reserve South
Saksregister Öfver Patent (classified index)1833 - 1902PaperIP Reserve South
Derwent World Patent Abstracts (Section P-X)1975 - 1998PaperIP Reserve North

Official Journals

Patenttihakemusten viikkoluettelo (applications)2000 - to dateOnline
Patenttilehdet (grants)2000 - to dateOnline
Finland Patent Journal (annual name indexes 1964 - 2000)1935 - 2002PaperIP Reserve South
Suomi Patenttirekisteri/Finlands Patentregister1922 - 1934PaperIP Reserve South
Registering Tidning (includes patents and trade marks, annual patent name index)1889 - 1921PaperIP Reserve South

Miscellaneous Patent Publications

Annual Report1984 - 1996 (gaps)PaperIP Reserve South

Utility Models

Hyödyllisysmallitehti Nyttighetsmoelltigning (utility model journal)2002 - to dateOnline
 1992 - 2005PaperIP Reserve South

Trade Marks

Trade Mark Database1994 - to dateOnline
Trade Mark Gazette2005 - to dateOnline
 1934 - 2005PaperIP Reserve South
Suomen Tavaraleim Areksteri/Finlands Varumärks Register1922 - 1933PaperIP Reserve South


Designs NetNot statedOnline
Finland Designs Journal2005 - 2001Online
 1971 - 2001PaperIP Reserve South