Anne Marie Sejersted

Partner / Lawyer (H)


Anne Marie is a part of the Intellectual Property Law (IPR) Department of Kvale.

She has extensive experience with cases regarding patent, trademarks, design and copyright law, as well as trade secrets and marketing law.

Her praxis includes a number of large disputes and litigation commissions e.g.

  • patent infringement
  • product imitation
  • breach of good business practice
  • trademark infringement

She advises clients on IPR- strategies, licensing and other collaborations concerning technology and branded goods

She represents clients from different areas of business, but has particular experience with cases related to offshore and maritime sector, pharmaceutical industry, aquaculture industry/fish health, industrial design and marketing/advertising. She also has substantial experience within media.

Anne Marie is frequently used as lecturer, and has held a number of internal courses for clients regarding intellectual property.

Anne Marie is chairman of the board of NIR (Norwegian Association for the Legal Protection of  Intellectual Property) and the Norwegian AIPPI group. She also holds other board positions.

She is member of EPLAW (The European Patent Lawyers Association) and the Norwegian Copyright association.

Anne Marie was admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court in 2019.


Legal 500 EMEA

Intellectual Property and TMT: Leading individual

Chambers and Partners

Chambers Global: Intellectual Property (2011-2019): Recommended lawyer

Chambers Europe: Intellectual Property (2007-2019): Recommended lawyer

IAM Patent 1000 - leading patent professionals

Litigation: Leading individual

Transaction: Leading individual

World Trademark Review - leading trademark professionals

Enforcement and litigation: Leading individual

Received the "Client Choice Award" in Intellectual Property, Designs & Trade Secrets (2015 and 2017)


Top 250 Women in IP 2019


Partner, Kvale
2008 - 2016
Partner, Advokatfirmaet Haavind
2002 - 2008
Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Haavind
2000 - 2002
Lawyer, Norsk Rikskringkasting AS (the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation)
1995 - 1996
Deputy Judge, Eidsvoll District Court
1994 - 2000
Lawyer, Vislie, Ødegaard & Kolrud


Cand. jur., University of Oslo