Hedvig Bengston
Senior Legal Advisor



Hedvig is a Senior Legal Advisor at Onsagers. She has broad experience with intellectual property law, and specialist expertise with design- and trademark law. She assists clients in a wide range of intellectual property related matters, including strategic advice, establishment of rights, enforcement, awareness raising and conflict resolution.

Key Experience:

Hedvig is particularly passionate about combatting IPR-infringements and has worked with piracy- and counterfeit issues both nationally and internationally for several years. Through this work, she has been project manager for several larger projects in the fight against IPR-infringements and collaborated with a number of stakeholders, authorities and organizations at a national- and international level. Hedvig has also been involved in bill drafting in the fields of trademark- and design law, and has represented Norway in international forums such as WIPO and EUIPO. She has a broad national- and international network amongst stakeholders in the IP- world.

Hedvig is an experienced speaker, and spokesperson in the media, on IP matters and especially about Intellectual property infringements. She is engaged in IP-field and has, among other, been a supervisor for master’s students in the area of design, written intellectual property law articles, been deputy member of the board for the Chairman of the Composers’ Association and had editorial responsibility for the website in the period between 2014 and 2022.

Hedvig Bengston has worked in Onsagers since August 2022.

Career History

2022 – d.d.: Onsagers AS, Senior Legal Advisor

2011 – 2022: Legal and International Affairs, Norwegian Industrial property Office (NIPO), Senior Legal Adviser

2005 – 2011: Trademark Department, Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO) , Senior Legal Advisor

2003 – 2005: Design Department, Norwegian Industrial Property Office, Legal Adviser

2001: Law firm Lindh Stabell Horten, Trainee


2000: University of Oslo, Cand. Jur (Master of Law)
Copyright Law


Norwegian, English