Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer



Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer is specialized within intellectual property rights, with a particular focus on patents, trademarks and matters related to the Norwegian Marketing Act, such as protection of trade secrets and unlawful copying.

She has extensive litigation experience within these fields of law, and has represented clients in a large number of complex cases, both before the District Court and the Court of Appeal.  Ingvild assists both Norwegian and international clients, especially within the pharmaceutical industry, oil/gas and aquaculture industry.

Ingvild also assists our clients with agreements related to intellectual property rights, such as license agreements, research and development agreements, agreements on transfer of intellectual property rights and confidentiality agreements.

Her practice also includes assistance related to ICT-contracts and data protection.

She is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Board for domain names, a member of the council of the Norwegian Industrial Property Office, deputy member of the Intellectual Property Law committee at the University of Oslo and a member of the Norwegian Bar Association’s Law Committee on Intellectual Property and Marketing Law.

Ingvild is frequently used as a lecturer. She is a member of NIR (the Norwegian Group of AIPPI) and Eplaw (the European Patent Lawyers Association).


Chambers & Partners

Intellectual Property: anbefalt

Who's Who Legal

Data Privacy and Protection

Information Technology

Patent Litigation


Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)

Trade mark: Leading individual

Patent: Leading individual

World Trademark Review - Leading trademark professionals

Enforcement and litigation: Leading individual

IAM patent1000 - The world's leading patent professionals

Litigation: Leading lawyer

“She is one of the most experienced IP litigators in Norway, especially regarding pharmaceutical patents.” – IAM patent 1000 (2019)


  • “Personvern i digitale telenett” (Norwegian), Complex 3/93


2017 -
Partner, Kvale
2015 - 2017
Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
2008 - 2015
Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
1999 - 2007
Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
1994 - 1998
Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
Assistant Lecturer, Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (NRCCL), University of Oslo


Cand. jur., University of Oslo