European Patent Attorney

M.Sc. (Electrical Eng.)

Memberships: FICPI/NPF, NIR, EPI, Tekna

Primary expertise

Nikolay holds extensive experience in general and strategic IP counselling, including patent drafting and prosecutions, due diligence opinions, freedom to operate searches and analyses, infringement analyses and proceedings, and advising in patent litigation, as well as patent oppositions, administrative limitation and revocation proceedings, IP issues in licensing cases, and NDA and cooperation agreements.

In addition, Nikolay conducts novelty searches and patent landscape analyses.
Nikolay is also experienced in advising within design cases and has some trade-mark experience.
He represents clients before the Norwegian Industrial Property Office, the EPO and PCT authorities.

Nikolay advises national and international clients within the following technical areas: electrical engineering and electro technology, including electrical machines and devices; oil & gas, offshore and subsea technology, risers and pipelines; general mechanics; medical equipment; greentech, including wind turbines; general electronics and software.


Nikolay started his IP career as a Patent Examiner at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office in May 1998. He has also been in charge of Database Searches, and Training therein, for the Patent Department (2001/2002).

Nikolay has long-time experience as a Patent Engineer and Patent Attorney from ABC-patent (now Acapo) and Plougmann & Vingtoft in the period 2002-2009. He has in addition been a Partner and a member of the Company Board in ABC-patent.

Nikolay has comprehensive experience from the industry as an IP Advisor in Statoil ASA in the period 2009-2011. Nikolay joined Bryn Aarflot AS in 2011.





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