Contact information

Christian Abel
Patent attorney /Partner

Phone: +47 24 00 37 02
Cellphone: +47 99 60 33 42


Christian Abel is a United States Patent Attorney and Attorney at law, European Patent Attorney and Norwegian ‘Advokat’. He is the only attorney practicing in Norway with a license to handle matters before the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Key Experience

Christian specializes in patent drafting and prosecution in the Chemicals, Oil and Gas and Marine Biology/Fisheries sectors. He is also actively involved in license negotiation and drafting on behalf of clients, as well as general IP counselling. Christian is also a guest lecturer in Intellectual Property at The Norwegian School of Business in Bergen, Norway.

Career History

2015 – Date: Onsagers, Patent Attorney / Attorney at law
2012 – 2015: Abel IP, Owner / Patent Attorney
2003 – 2011: Onsagers, Patent attorney / Attorney at law
1998 – 2003: Grahl-Madsen, Ingenbrigtsen & Company Advokatfirmaet, Patent Attorney
1991 – 1996: Murray, Jacobs & Abel: Partner / Attorney at Law (litigation specialist)


– 1989: George Washington University School of Law, USA, Juris Doctor with Honors
– 1986: Indiana University, USA, BSc Biochemistry, Honors Division