We keep ourselves up to date with developments in this constantly changing field in order to be able to provide our clients with the best expertise at all times.

Our lawyers provide ongoing strategic advisory services and assistance in connection with the preparation and submission of registration applications, drawing up and negotiating agreements and conducting cases in court.

Our team possesses extensive experience and sound expertise in assisting Norwegian and international clients in relation to the protection of intellectual property rights including trademarks, design rights, company names and copyrights.

Within the telecoms sector, our lawyers have worked closely with mobile-network operators and broadband suppliers since the abolition of the telecommunications monopoly in Norway. We regularly assist companies in the industry with regulatory questions, sector-specific market regulation, data protection, contracts, transactions and interaction with the authorities.

In the IT sector, Kvale provides particular assistance with the wording and entering into of all types of agreements, including those relating to the purchase and development of software, operating agreements and consultancy agreements. We have significant expertise in recognised Norwegian standard agreements such as SSA (standard government agreements).

Our team of lawyers possesses an in-depth knowledge of the media industry. We assist media agencies and production companies with rights problems, content responsibility and agreements. Kvale also provides assistance in connection with cases related to art and entertainment. Our clients include record companies, artists and entertainers.

We assist with:

  • Registration applications
  • Protection of designs, logos, company names, trademarks
  • Negotiations on and the formulation of all types of agreements
  • Dispute resolution for courts and complaints involving the authorities
  • Protection of copyright and Internet/IT-related issues
  • Sector-specific market regulation and other regulatory issues in the telecoms sector
  • Data protection


“Historically strong in the TMT sector.” CHAMBERS 2016