Kaia Bugge Fougner

Senior Lawyer


Kaia Bugge Fougner specialises in intellectual property law, marketing law and competition law. She has a broad IP law practice encompassing copyright, protection and enforcement of trademarks and design rights, and the development of contracts and IP strategies. Kaia has extensive marketing law experience, including from cases raising advertising and good business practice issues, particularly in connection with copycat products. Kaia also has thorough competition law experience.

Kaia speaks regularly at conferences and seminar, has served as an external examiner at the University of Oslo and the University of Bergen, and is the author of several publications.

Kaia has previously worked as a deputy judge at Sandefjord District Court, as a legal examiner at the Norwegian Board of Appeal for Industrial Property Rights and as general commercial counsel for a multinational company. She was granted a Norwegian licence to practise in 2010.


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2018 -
Senior Lawyer, Kvale
2015 - 2017
Legal Examiner, The Norwegian Board of Appeal for Industrial Property Rights (KFIR)
2013 - 2017
Legal Counsel, L'Oreal Norge AS
2012 - 2015
Lawyer, Zacco Norway AS
2011 - 2012
Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Grette DA
Deputy Judge, Sandefjord District Court
2008 - 2011
Associate, Advokatfirmaet Grette DA


Master of Laws, University of Oslo
2006 - 2007
LL.M, Kings College London, UK