Memberships: NIR, NACG, The Norwegian BarAssociation

Primary expertise

Sebastian wrote his master thesis on the use of competitors’ trademarks as search engine keywords, from a Norwegian perspective. His master thesis was written on a scholarship for the Norwegian Industrial Rights Association (NIR, the Norwegian group of AIPPI). Internet marketing is his main area of expertise.

Further, Sebastian is involved 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, negotiations and drafting of trademark, copyright and domain name related agreements, counterfeiting and customs matters in Norway and abroad. He is also involved in litigation procedures in various aspects of IP law.


Sebastian got his law degree from the University of Bergen in 2017, specialized in patent law, trademark law, unfair competition and marketing law. Before joining Bryn Aarflot in 2018, Sebastian worked for the Norwegian Industrial Property Office.