Sigrid Toft Fløystad

Partner

Sigrid Toft Fløystad focuses on both contentious and non-contentious matters in all industry sectors, especially in the areas of patents, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition and marketing law. She also has a particular experience in regulatory food law.

 

Expertise – experience – education

Rankings

  • Recommended in IP by the Legal 500, 2018
  • “Notable practitioner” in Trademarks, copyright IPStars 2018

Experience

Early in her career Sigrid became involved in the drafting of legislation on access to genetic resources in Norwegian nature. She has worked in particular for clients in the life sciences industry, both in patent litigation (small and big molecules) and on transactions and with regulatory matters. As an in-house IP counsel and General Counsel of the consumer brand supplier TINE SA, Sigrid gained in-depth knowledge of the food industry and its regulatory framework. She currently works in all of these areas.

Career

Partner, GjessingReimers2019-
Partner, Grette2017-2019
General Counsel, TINE SA2014-2017
Corporate Attorney, TINE SA2012-2014
Associate/Attorney, Thommessen2004-2012
Deputy Judge, Øvre Romerike District Court2005-2006
Secretary, The Norwegian Bio Diversity Act Committee2003

Appointments

AIPPI: Member of the Standing committee on Pharma and Biotechnology)
Deputy board member, the Mediation Board for Employee Inventions2018 -
Member of the Council dealing with Unfair Marketing Practices (NKU)2013-2016

Education

The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) Female Future Program – leadership and boardroom competence (Norwegian Business School (BI))2013-2014
Law degree (University of Bergen)2003
Organizational psychology (University of Bergen)1998

Member

Norwegian Bar Association; Norwegian Association for the Protection of Industrial Property Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriètè Intellectuelle – AIPPI;

Languages

The Scandinavian languages, English