Tel: +47 23 32 77 00
Contact: Ann-Cathrin Hoel - Director Legal Department
Number of practitioners: 32
Languages: Norwegian, English
Practice Areas: • Counterfeiting • IP-strategy • Patent Litigation • Patent Office Examinations • Trademark • Trademark Counselling and Prosecution
Office Locations: Oslo
Onsagers AS has assisted in building sustainable competitive advantages for Norwegian and foreign companies seeking IP protection and advice in Norway since 1945. Today, the firm is a leading IP law firm and IP strategy advisor in Norway, acting globally in all fields of commerce and technology and across the full range of IP law.
Your Norwegian IP partner
With more than 30 patent attorneys and attorneys at law, Onsagers is the largest IP law firm in Norway, we are also one of the country's longest established and most knowledgeable.
Onsagers is the largest 'top-tier', full-service Intellectual Property law firm in Norway
Onsagers gives professional, clear-cut advice with a practical, no-nonsense approach. The firm has an innovative outlook and its dynamic and proactive team of professionals provides up-to-date services. The firm values attorneys with in-house experience, a strong commercial focus and expert legal, scientific and technical backgrounds who give straightforward advice
Your teams of IP experts in Norway
Onsagers is a full-service firm, with capabilities that span the entire breadth of IP â€“ everything from pre-filing analyses to court proceedings, and all points in between. We offer a 'one-stop-shop', where patent attorneys and lawyers work in close collaboration. This unique approach ensures all relevant aspects are covered, and brings quality, cost and strategic benefits.
The firm has a strong focus on recruiting attorneys who have experience before the Norwegian Patent and Trademarks Office (NIPO), ensuring good quality and updated insight into Norwegian IP practice. Over the last years the firm has recruited more than seven attorneys from NIPO including the head of the legal department.
Furthermore, the firm has considerable experience in enforcing IP rights, including customs seizures, passing-off and unfair competition cases, as well as patent and trademark infringement and validity cases, some of which have attracted international attention.
The attorneys have an up-to-date view both on the legal and technical aspects in an industry context.
We know IP filing
As Norway's largest 'top-tier' IP law firm, Onsagers have handled some of the highest-profile and most complex IP litigation cases in Norway. The firm also has a strong position in IP strategy and in clearing, filing and prosecuting. All this gives us an unrivalled knowledge base and technical capability.
Onsagers stands out in its efforts to keep the cost/benefit ratio in clients' favors. Through modern technology, updated services and a cost-conscious approach, combined with open dialogue and clear-cut advice, Onsagers offers premium-quality IP advice.
Last Updated 1st June 2016
Patent Editorial 2017
Onsagers is one of the leaders in patent prosecution work in Norway. The firm has sectoral expertise in a range of fields including life sciences, engineering and agriculture. Some of its patent attorneys previously worked at the Norwegian IP Office and are also active in patent litigation support work. Head of the patent department Lars-Fredrik Urang, Stanko Bradvarevic and Kari Simonsen are among the experienced European patent attorneys in the department. The firm also has a legal department with experienced IP lawyers such as Ann-Cathrin Hoel and Eirik Rødsand. Kim Livgard is a rising star.
Trade Mark & Copyright Editorial 2017
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