Pal-Tonna

Pål

Tonna

Attorney-at-law

Senior Partner


Memberships: INTA, FICPI/NPF, NIR/AIPPI, Norwegian Bar Association


Primary expertise

Pål holds extensive experience in general and strategic trademark counseling, developing and implementing trademark protection strategies, clearance, filing and prosecution, as well as trademark oppositions and other administrative procedures, domain name issues, negotiation and drafting of trademark and domain name related agreements, in Norway and abroad.

Pål’s clients span from small Norwegian businesses to large Norwegian and international corporations within the IT, entertainment, automotive, transportation, sports, building, food, paper, retail and financial industries, etc.

Background

Pål joined Bryn Aarflot in 2000, and has been a partner at the firm since 2006.

In 2007, Pål took over as head of Bryn Aarflot’s trademark department, a position he held until that department was incorporated into our legal department in 2013.

Distinction

2017: Named in WTR 1000 The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 

2016: Elected IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property.
2016: Named in the Expert Guides (Legal Media Group Euromoney) under Trademark Law Practitioners for Norway.
2016: Named in WTR 1000 The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

2015: Elected IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property.
2015
: Exclusive winner of the ILO Client Choice Awards Intellectual Property – Trademarks category for Norway.

2014: Named in Marketplace Analysis by Who’s Who Legal for the high number of nominations he receives.
2014: Named in the Experts Guide (Legal Media Group Euromoney) under Trademark Law Practitioners for Norway.
2014: Elected IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property.
2014: Named among Norway’s top trademark professionals in WTR 1000, for “deftly dispatch(ing) counseling, clearance, filing and opposition matters”.
2013: Named as one out of five Norwegian lawyers in International Who’s Who Legal’s “International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers 2013″.
2012: Named in the international Who’s Who Legal.
2012: Named among Norway’s top trademark professionals in WTR 1000, commended by clients for “his strategic nous”.
2011: Named among Norway’s top trademark practitioners by WTR 1000.
2005, 2008 & 2009: Named among Norway’s top Trade Mark Law Practitioners by Expert Guides.

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