Amund Brede Svendsen’s areas of concentration are patents, trademarks, unfair competition law and trade secrets (contentious and non-contentious). Extensive litigation experience in these areas, but also in commercial matters. Admitted to the Supreme Court.
Litigating patents (especially pharmaceuticals, biosimilars and oil and gas services industry). Advising on patents and trademarks validity and infringement issues and on issues relating to employee inventors’ rights, trade secrets, unfair competition and marketing law, and representing clients from all sectors in disputes relating to these areas; drafting technology transfer, R&D and consortium agreements; IP-related commercial litigation. Experience as an arbitrator in international commercial arbitration cases.
|Associate, Smith, Grette, Eide, Midelfart og Vik||1981-1986|
|Research assistant, Department of Private Law, University of Bergen||1980-1981|
|Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court||2009|
|Law degree, University of Bergen||1981|
|Master of Business degree||1978|
Norwegian Bar Association’s permanent committee for IP and unfair competition law 2001-09.
External panelist of Klagenemnda for Industrielle Rettigheter (the Board of Appeal for Industrial Property Rights) 2016-
Norwegian Bar Association; Norwegian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (President, 2004 -); Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriètè Intellectuelle – AIPPI (President of the Norwegian Group, 2004 -); European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW).
The Scandinavian languages, English, Italian, German and French.