Different office actions issued by the Norwegian Industrial Property Office without the assistance of a Norwegian local counsel. In the provisional refusal notification, however, it is not indicated whether a direct contact with the Norwegian authorities is possible. Here is the good news: I had several cases where I simply sent a telefax to the Norwegian Industrial Property Office and the objections were dropped.
Many provisional refusals from the Norwegian Industrial Property Office can be handled directly without the assistance of a Norwegian local counsel. The response is usually accepted if filed in English.