European Patent Attorney

M.Sc. (Physics)


Memberships: FICPI/NPF, AIPPI/NIR, Epi, INTA, Tekna

Primary expertise
Harald holds extensive experience in general and strategic patents counselling, patent drafting and prosecution, clearance and IP analysis including due diligence and freedom to operate opinions, as well as patent oppositions, administrative review within patent and design, infringement analyses and proceedings, and advising in patent litigation. Harald also conduct patent searches and patent landscape analysis. He represents clients before the Norwegian Industrial Property Office, the EPO and PCT authorities.

He advises national and international clients in particular within oil&gas, information technology, physics, electronics, and telecommunication.

Harald started his career in 1989 within measurement technique and electronics at the University of Oslo/European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN, where he also contributed in articles. He has a Bachelor in Electronics. He started as an examiner at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office in 1997. He has also been in charge of database searches for the Patent Department.
In 2000 he started as a patent engineer at the telecom company Ericsson AS working with research and development departments internally. In 2003 Harald started as a patent attorney at Oslo Patentkontor.

Harald joined Bryn Aarflot in 2007.

Harald has given lectures in patent protection in general and held workshops for the industry. He has also been the author of articles in international IP magazines as well as co writer of articles for Nuclear and Instruments.


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