Our technology team has extensive experience and the in-depth expertise required to give the best advice to Norwegian and international clients seeking to protect and enforce intellectual property rights. The same applies for every other aspect of IT/technology, telecom and media law, where we offer top tier competence across all fields.

The tech sector is constantly evolving and so are the legal issues and framework. We strive to ensure that our team is always up-to-date on both the current legal landscape as well as where future developments are heading. This enables us to always provide our clients with the best specialist expertise and advice. We maintain constant readiness and availability, and our partners will always work closely with you as the client.

Within IT, we have experienced lawyers who advice both buyers and sellers of IT software, hardware and services. This includes negotiating and drafting bespoke contracts, as well as adapting existing standard contracts to the client’s and situations specific requirements. We have a leading practice focusing on digitalisation and so-called industry 4.0.

Our IP practice is comprehensive and performs day-to-day advice and assistance covering the entire field of trademarks, designs, copyright and patent as well as unfair competition.

In the field of telecoms, Kvale is a leading adviser, and assists several of Norway’s largest companies on a daily basis with regards to regulatory matters, primarily sector-specific market regulation, data protection, contracts, M&A corporate work and interaction with the authorities.

Kvale also offers in-depth expertise with regard to the media sector, and assists several well-known companies in areas such as advertising, sponsoring, film and television production and distribution and publishing of books and news in print and digital format. Finally, we represent clients in matters relating to the arts and entertainment, including museums, record companies, artists and performers.

In addition to non-contentious work, we have a strong tech litigation team for contentious matters.