Intellectual Property

Our specialist intellectual property lawyers provide legal advice to Norwegian and international companies on matters relating to intellectual property issues like patent and trademark law, copyright law, media and entertainment law and market law.

In addition, we assist Norwegian and international clients with protection of technology and technical know-how, protection of goodwill, protection of operational know-how, business concepts, and the formulation and negotiation of licensing agreements. Further, the department has built up considerable competence relating to agreements on the commercialization of research. Our lawyers have extensive experience in litigation, both before the ordinary courts and in arbitration. Our expertise has been built up through assisting market participants in Norway and internationally in all sections of, for example the oil and gas industry, the media and entertainment industry, pharmaceutical, the fishing industry and technology industry.

Our services include:

  • Advisory services and litigation in matters relating to intellectual property issues
  • Preparation of strategies for the protection of rights
  • Preparation and negotiations of agreements
  • Domain disputes
  • Due diligence of companies and their intellectual property capital


Primary contacts

Halvor Manshaus
Sigurd Holter Torp


David Særsten Brambani
Halvor Manshaus
Hugo Berg Otterlei
Jeppe Songe-Møller
Kaare M. Risung
Olav Kolstad
Sigurd Holter Torp
Tord Fondevik
Anne-Marit Wang Sandvik
Simen Hammersvik
Thomas Hagen
Tone Solbakk
Øivind K. Foss