Elen has a background with a doctorate in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Oslo, where she has also worked as a researcher for 5 years. After her 13 years at the University of Oslo as a student, doctoral candidate and researcher, she has worked in the Patent Office for over 10 years. […]
Anders Ervin SolbergAxel Krabberød
Electric power and Electronics, IT and Communication, Legal, Media and entertainment, Renewable energy, Sport and leisure, The food industry, Trademark and design
Anders is an IP specialist with extensive experience in civil litigation. He is a disputes and strategy lawyer who manages and enforces large trademark and design portfolios on behalf of multinational companies.
Anders is particularly interested in the broader aspects of intellectual property, including IP strategy, due diligence processes, contracts, trade secrets, ownership of data […]
Endre WoldstadAppex AS
Aquaculture and fishery, Electric power and Electronics, IT and Communication, Media and entertainment, Oil and gas, Patent, Sport and leisure
Endre Woldstad is a European Patent Attorney working within technology sectors such as electric power systems, power electronics, and offshore oil and gas technology. He has been an expert witness in several court cases related to patent validity and patent infringement.
He handles patent drafting, prosecution and oppositions before the Norwegian Patent Office and the European […]
Christiin Sangvik-JebsenAxel Krabberød
Chemical industry, Legal, Media and entertainment, Sport and leisure, The food industry, Trademark and design
Christiin is an IP Attorney specializing in trademarks, counterfeiting and unfair competition matters. She has wide international experience working with many leading, innovative international companies as well through international studies. Christiin enjoys working closely with her clients, being an active counselor and sparring partner, with an emphasis on tailor-made advice and strategy.
Christiin’s work is […]
Eirik RødsandAppex AS
Aquaculture and fishery, Construction and Building, Electric power and Electronics, Legal, Mechanical industry, Oil and gas, Shipping and maritime, Sport and leisure, Trademark and design
Eirik is an IP litigation lawyer with 20 years’ experience and an acknowledged expert in the strategic use of Intellectual Property Rights, gaining recognition as an “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. He is primarily engaged within patent, trademark, design, and market law, and is best known for his work with Ringnes, Swix Sport, Akastor and Aker.
Eirik represented Norway at the Law Committee at the European Patent Organisation (EPO), the WIPO Standing Committee on the Law of Patents, the Arbitration Committee for Employee Inventions and also at Nordic coordination workshops for IP matters. Before joining Onsagers in 2007, Eirik was a Legal Advisor at NIPO (Norwegian Patent Office).
Trademark litigation – successfully representing the founder of the Black Metal band GORGOROTH in dispute over musical group name
Patent litigation – successfully representing UIAS against patent infringement claims
Trademark litigation – Successfully representing Kanal 24/ TV2 (now Radio Norge) in trademark infringement case
Trademark litigation – successfully representing Carlings AS (Varner Group AS) in trademark dispute
Articles, Publications, Speeches
Giving speeches in Patent Law – organized by NIPO
Giving speeches in International Patent Law and patent protection – organized by NIPO
2007 – Date: Onsagers, Associate Attorney at Law, Attorney at Law, Partner, now Senior Partner
1999 – 2006: NIPO, Legal Advisor
6 Years/University of Oslo /Cand Jur (Master of Law)/Law
Thomas Gaarder-OlsenAppex AS
Design and furniture, IT and Communication, Legal, Media and entertainment, Pharma and biotech, Sport and leisure, The food industry, Trademark and design
Thomas is the Director of the Legal Department and Senior Partner helping domestic and global clients with their trademarks and other intellectual property rights. He is passionate about IPR and works hard to raise awareness of the importance of IPR.
His work ranges from developing IP strategies and establishing IP rights, to maintaining and enforcing […]