Portrett av Geir Langli

Career History

2013 – Present: Onsagers AS, European Patent Attorney

2008 – 2012: Oslo Patentkontor AS, Patent Attorney

2006 – 2008: Patentstyret (NIPO), Patent examiner

2002 – 2006: Lauras AS, Researcher


2017: European patent office, European Patent Attorney, EQE

1992 – 2002: Universitet i Oslo (UiO), PhD, Organic chemistry

1987 – 1990: Oslo College of Engineering, Engineer, HVAC/Mechanics


2006: Ph.D. Universitetet i Oslo (UiO), Organic chemistry
Title: “Synthesis of spiro-bridged zirconocenes and their use as polymerisation catalysts”.

1996: Universitetet i Oslo (UiO), Cand. scient, Organic chemistry
Title: “Regioselective palladium catalyzed couplings between 2,6-dihalopurines and organometallics”


Norwegian and English


NKS (Norsk Kjemisk Selskap)
NPF (Norske Patentingeniørers Forening)

Geir has nearly 10 years of experiences in patent law practice, focusing mainly on patent mining and drafting, providing advice on patentability and best practice for obtaining patent protection, handling domestic and foreign patents and PCT applications, prosecution and appeal, 3rd party observations and oppositions, responding to office actions, patent invalidation and infringement litigations, FTO, due diligence and providing patent validity analysis and other IP matter-related consultation. With a PhD degree in organic chemistry and a degree in mechanical engineering, Geir has unique background to deal with the current shift towards converging technology patents. Also with an in-depth knowledge of the EPO patent prosecution, litigation proceedings and investigation procedures.

Working as a patent attorney, Geir represents many multinational companies in managing their patent portfolio world wide. Geirs practice focuses mainly on patent prosecution and patent drafting. With a background as a researcher in Lauras in the field of medical chemistry Geir also has an extensive understanding of the research process as well as the field of medical engineering.

Geir has experience in technical areas; Chemical industry, Construction and Building, Mechanical industry, Oil and gas, Pharma and biotech, Renewable energy, The food industry