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Kim Livgard is a registered European Patent Attorney, joining Onsagers' Oslo office in October 2015. His IP career includes five years as a Patent Examiner in the Norwegian Patent Office and nine years at one of Europe’s largest IP consulting firms.
Kim has more than 17 years of experience in the field of IP law, advising a variety of clients, from small start-ups to large multinational corporations. Most of these are in diverse technical sectors. They range from biotech, chemical and pharmaceutical sciences to medical devices, diagnostic tools and instrumentation.
His opinion and counselling practice includes the areas of infringement, validity, freedom-to-operate advice and patent term extension.
His expertise centres on evaluating and responding to infringement allegations, as well as providing ‘design-around’ advice and risk analysis. Kim also handles preparation, prosecution, opposition and appeal of Norwegian and European patents.
Year Joined Firm: 2015
University of Oslo, Norwegian Radium Hospital. MSc in biochemistry