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Onsagers is Managing IP's Firm of the Year (2019) for patent prosecution work in Norway. This IP boutique is highly rated and best known for IP protection and portfolio management work. The firm has a large team of patent attorneys covering sectors such as chemistry, life sciences, engineering and agriculture. Some of the attorneys are former Norwegian IP Office staff and are also active in patent litigation support work. Mechanical engineering specialist Lars-Fredrik Urang is in charge of the patent department. The experienced patent attorneys in the department include Anette Robsahm Rhohmen, Dorte Lajer, Stanko Bradvarevic, Kim Livgard and Kari Simonsen. 2018 rising star Kristin Holmgren is now a partner. The firm has a legal services department with a sizeable team of lawyers for IP disputes and transactions. Head of legal Ann-Cathrin Hoel and Eirik Rødsand are among the experienced lawyers in the department. Hoel is listed in Managing IP's Top 250 Women in IP (2019) publication.

Trade mark

Onsagers is one of the established IP agencies in this jurisdiction for trade mark protection and portfolio management work. The firm is also recommended for trade mark disputes. Ann-Cathrin Hoel leads its legal and trade mark department. The experienced IP lawyers in the department include Eirik Rødsand, Kristoffer Weltzien, Thomas Gaarder-Olsen and Christiin Sangvik-Jebsen. The team won Managing IP's Firm of the Year (2019) award for trade mark and patent protection work.