Olivier Cauchois
Patent attorney

Phone: (+47) 24 00 37 25


Olivier is a patent attorney, an engineer with a specialty in chemistry, and has a PhD at the interface of Physical Chemistry and Pharmacy.
With his wide engineer education (Chemistry, Biology, Physics) and his doctorate, Olivier has good experience with and a unique background to handle today’s shift towards converging technology patents. Olivier also worked for several years researching nanotechnology, and thus has a comprehensive understanding of research processes and biotechnology.

Olivier also has broad expertise in other technical areas, such as materials chemistry, medical equipment, polymer science, formulation, nanotechnology and pharmacy.
Since 2018, he has worked to identify needs and opportunities for protecting intellectual property (IP), with a focus on patents. Olivier’s clients are of all sizes, from large multinational companies, to SMEs and individual researchers and research environments. The wide range of types of clients provides a unique experience in adapting the advice to each individual client’s needs
Olivier’s areas of expertise are pharmacy and life science, chemical industry and health technology.
Olivier is employed at Onsagers since January 2021.

Career History

2021 – d.d.: Onsagers – Present Patent Attorney, Onsagers AS (Norway)
2018 – 2020: Oslo Patentkontor, Patent Attorney
2014 – 2018: Spinchip Diagnostics AS, Research Scientist


2008 – 2012: University Paris-Saclay: PhD in Physical Chemistry/Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical technology)- Summa cum laude. PhD thesis on Design, preparation and characterization of nanoparticles of complex shapes.
2007 – 2008: Master of Science in Bio Engineering, ESPCI Paris – PSL
2004 – 2007: Master of Science in Engineering, Chemistry major, ESPCI Paris – PSL


French, English, Norwegian.