Contact information

Henrik Rode
European Patent Attorney/ Partner

Cellphone: (+47) 97 73 45 10


Henrik is a European Patent Attorney and a partner of the firm. He specialises in advising clients on the commercial aspects of IP and handling complex portfolios, with a particular enthusiasm for strategic work within the realm of Freedom to Operate and conflict situations. His technical background blends a strong understanding of marine technology, offshore energy with automation and robotics technology.

Henrik is experienced in handling an extensive and complex IP portfolio for a large client, which entails: leading a team of patent attorneys, managing a high rate of IDF’s, patent filings, oppositions and FTO analyses, planning seminars, drafting budget proposals and devising a strategic patent filing strategy, IP Due Diligence, coordinating and supporting outside counsel in litigation, and advising technical personnel and top-level management on the commercial aspects of IP.

Beyond this Henrik also advises and handles various other clients from larger corporations to newly founded start-ups on patents and other IP-related matters.

Henrik Rode has been employed in Onsagers since 2016.

Career History

2021 – d.d.: Onsagers AS, European Patent Attorney and Partner
2020 – d.d.: Onsagers AS, Partner
2016 – 2021: Onsagers AS, Patent Adviser
2015 – 2016: Patent Office, Chief Engineer
2014 – 2015: Patent Director, Department Engineer


2017: Université de Strasbourg, France
LL.M. – IP Law and Management

2009 – 2014: Norwegian Technical and Natural Sciences University (NTNU), Civil Engineer, Marine Technology


Norwegian and English.