Thomas Hagen

Thomas Hagen

Senior Lawyer, Oslo Download CV Download vCard

Thomas joined Schjødt in January 2017, and works in the trade and industry group, primarily with intellectual property law (patent, trademark, design and copyright law) and marketing law, as well as dispute resolution and transactions relating to IPR.

He has a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Bergen, where he also worked as a study group supervisor for first year students while he was a student.

Before joining Schjødt, Thomas spent six years working as a lawyer in the law firm Grette, and over two years working as a lawyer at Tandbergs Patentkontor AS. He has also been working as a Deputy Judge at Jæren District Court, and has been an external board member of the Board of Appeal for Industrial Property Rights (KFIR).

Thomas is also an external examiner of elective subjects and Master’s theses at the University of Bergen. He has acted in several cases in the courts of law, both district courts and courts of appeal. In addition, he has substantial experience from prosecuting cases in front of the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO) and KFIR. 

Thomas works with clients within the oil, gas and supply industry; life science, biotech, food and health industries; mechanical industry; fishery and aquaculture; and textile and furniture industry.

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Thomas Hagen understands complex technology and is always reliable, says a client IP STARS, patent editorial 2018

About Thomas


  • 2021

    Rising Star - IP Stars 2020-2021

  • 2020

    Recommended - Legal 500

  • 2020

    WTR1000 - "Dynamic duo Halvor Manshaus and Thomas Hagen have broad practices encompassing each stage of a trademark’s lifecycle".

  • 2020

    WTR1000 - "Hagen capitalises on his unique insights when constructing impenetrable arguments".

  • 2020

    Rising Star - IP Stars 2019/2020

  • 2019

    IP STARS, trademark editorial, "The partners are supported by a team of junior lawyers, most notably Thomas Hagen."

  • 2018

    IP STARS, trademark editorial, "The advice we receive from Schjødt is clear, well-founded and precise. We would strongly recommend Thomas for all kinds of issues concerning IPR, says a client."

  • 2018

    Rising Star - IP Stars 2017/2018


  • 2008

    Master of Laws, University of Bergen