Portrett av Christian Abel

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


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.