Julius Berg Kaasin

Senior Associate/Head of Trademarks

 

Julius Berg Kaasin’s practice concentrates on trademarks, copyright, patents, designs and trade secrets, as well as related areas such as unfair competition and technology law. He has extensive experience from both in-house and external counsel positions with IP and technology matters. He is in charge of GR Trademarks, GjessingReimers’s trademark and design registration and portfolio management services.

CV

Rankings and recognitions

  • Ranked as “Up and Coming” in merchandising law (varehandel) in Norwegian daily business newspaper Finansavisen’s ranking of lawyers for 2019 (Advokatundersøkelsen 2019).
  • Recommended (intellectual property), Chambers 2017

Experience

Julius Berg Kaasin has extensive experience with all areas of IP and related law within a broad range of industries, such as retail, media, energy, technology, life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. He advises clients on establishing, maintenance, enforcement and commercialisation of IP and related rights, and is experienced in litigation, contract drafting and negotiations, development of IP strategies, M&As of technology companies and general advice.

Career

Senior Associate/Head of Trademarks, GjessingReimers 2020-
External Supervisor and Examiner,
University of Oslo and University of Bergen
2017-
Legal Counsel, Attorney-at-Law, Stokke2016-2019
Associate Lawyer (part-time), Zacco 2018-2019
Associate Lawyer, Selmer2014-2016

Education

Lawyers’ practising certificate 2019
L.LM. IP, Queen Mary University of London2014
Master of Laws, University of Bergen2014

Publications

  • Implications of the Unitary Patent System on Amount of Patent Applications and Validations in Norway, April 2016, Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd (NIR)
  • Piracy in Sweden: Remedies for an Unauthorized Upload of a Music Album on the Internet Prior to Official Release in Sweden, April 2015, Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property Volume 5-2 (2015), Edgar Elgar Publishing
  • Contributor and Member of the Editorial Board, iptrollet.no, 2016-

Appointments

Norwegian Anti-Counterfeiting Group, NACG (Board Member)

Licensing Executives Society Scandinavia (Board Member)

Member

Norwegian Bar Association

Norwegian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (NIR Norge)

The Norwegian Copyright Association

Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriètè Intellectuelle – AIPPI

International Trademarks Association (INTA)

Languages

The Scandinavian languages, English.