Anne Sønstevold

Zacco - Norway

Partner and European Patent Attorney

Haakon VIIs gate 2


+47 928 27 791

Patent star 2022



Practice areas:

Patent office proceedings
Patent prosecution
Patent strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:


Anne joined Zacco in 2001 where she works with patent consultancy in general, with drafting and prosecution of patent applications with major emphasis on biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, with design applications and with professional opinions and litigation cases.

1983-1984 Anne was a research fellow at The Norwegian Radium Hospital working within the field of haematology and cell biology. 1985-1986 she worked as a research scientist at The Norwegian Defence Research Establishment studying physiological processes with soldiers under severe physical and mental stress. In 1986 she was employed as a research scientist and later as manager of Nycomed Imaging AS. In this period Anne worked with in vivo and in vitro studies, particularly in the areas of immunology and toxicology. 1997-2001 she worked at Tandbergs Patentkontor AS. Anne graduated with a Cand. Scient. degree in Physiology from the University of Oslo in 1983. She has further conducted professional patent education through the Scandinavian Patent Attorney Society in Stockholm.

Anne is a member of The Association of Norwegian Patent Agents, The Norwegian Society of Chartered Engineers, NIR, AIPPI and the Norwegian Physiological Association.