Contactinformation

Trond Ramsvik
European Patent attorney / Partner

Email: trond.ramsvik@onsagers.no
Phone: (+47) 23 32 77 04

Profile


As European Patent Attorney at Onsagers AS Trond assist companies in drafting, managing and exploiting their industrial property rights (IPR). His experience in protecting innovative solutions covers numerous industries: Petroleum Industry, Maritime Industry, Construction and Building, Power Engineering, Renewable Energy Sources, Aquaculture Industry, Mechanical Industry and Food. In the last years his main focus has been Petroleum Industry and Maritime Industry. Prior to Trond’s career as Patent Attorney he worked as a physicist at Paul Scherrer Institut and at CERN. He completed his doctoral degree in material physics at NTNU.

Key Experience


Technically experienced within the fields of material technology, process chemistry, renewable energy and offshore industries.
Identifying, generating, and prosecuting patents in Europe. This includes business-specific consulting, drafting patent applications, counselling with regard to application examination, evaluating technological fields and handling of oppositions, infringement and invalidity evaluations as well as legal disputes. Ensuring professional management of clients’ patent portfolios outside Europe via agents.

Career History


European Patent Attorney – Onsagers AS
2017 – present, Oslo, Norway

Technically experienced within the fields of material technology, process chemistry, renewable energy and offshore industry. Identifying, generating, and prosecuting patents in Europe.This includes business-specific consulting, drafting patent applications, counseling with regard to application examination, evaluating technological fields and handling of oppositions, infringement and invalidity evaluations as well as legal disputes. Ensuring professional management of clients patent portfolio outside Europe via agents. In 2017 he completed his EQE an became certified as an Europen Patent Attorney.

Patent Attorney – Onsagers AS
2012 – 2017

Patent Attorney – Tandbergs Patentkontor AS
2007 – 2012

Acting on behalf of clients towards successful prosecution of cases leading to patents being granted by the Norwegian Patent Office and the European Patent Office (EPO). Specialist in patent applications relating to physics and electronics.

Scientific Fellow – CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research
2004 –2007

Fundamental research of DC breakdown fields between electrodes in UHV, motivated by the ongoing R&D of the future linear accelerator CLIC ( = Compact LInear Collider) which is planned to replace the existing LHC ( = Large Hadron Collider).

Post. Doc. – Paul Scherrer Institut
2002 – 2004

Fundamental research in nanomagnetism using 3rd generation synchrotron light from the synchrotron Swiss Light Source.

Education


European patent office

2017
European Patent Attorney, EQE

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Ph.D. Material Physics
1997 – 2001

Aktiviteter og foreninger: Fundamental studies of catalytically active surfaces using high resolution photoemission spectroscopy and scanning tunneling microscopy (STM). The former experiments were done at the MaxLab synchrotron in Lund, Sweden, and the latter at NTNU in Trondheim, Norway.

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
M.Sc.Physics
1993 – 1996

Diploma work at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) at the Radiation Protection Group. Project work at the group for Radiacarbon Dating at NTNU

Norwegian University of Science and Technology(NTNU)
M.Sc. Power Engineering
1990 – 1993

Completing 3 years of a 4.5 years study in Power Electronics. The education leading to the title Sivilingeniør was then continued at the Department of Physics.

Languages


Norwegian, Italian, English, German and French