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OBSERVATORIEGT 1B, PB 2583 SOLLI, 0203 OSLO, NORWAY
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Work +47 23 01 01 01
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Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS, Bente Holmvang, Oslo, NORWAY

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Bente Holmvang

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Work +47 915 48 740
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Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS

Work Department

IT and Intellectual Property

Position

Bente Holmvang's focus is on commercial law, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property law (trademark and domain names, design, copyright law) and marketing law. Bente advises a number of companies, particularly within trade and industry, on issues related to this specialty area. She has extensive litigation experience and has pleaded cases on behalf of several major international brands, including in anti-piracy actions. Bente is also the Vice President of The Norwegian Board of Fair Competition Practices.

In addition, Bente has extensive experience within estate planning and probate law and acts for a number of charitable organisations in an advisory capacity and as a litigator. She also has experience with inheritance/inheritance tax issues relating to the transfer of copyrights.

Bente is the business manager and director of a number of foundations focusing on arts and culture.

She is Norway’s representative in the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA), www.gala marketlaw.com

Career

Partner, Bull & Co, 1995–present; Senior Associate, Bull & Co, 1990–1995; Head of Division, Ministry of Justice, 1987–1990; Deputy Judge, the Office of the District Judge in Larvik, 1985–1987; Executive Officer, Ministry of Justice, Police Department, 1983–1985.

Languages

Norwegian and English

Member

NACG (Norwegian Anti Counterfeiting Group), 2004-
The Norwegian Copyright Society
Norwegian Association for the Protection of Industrial Rights
Vice President of The Norwegian Board of Fair Competition Practices
The Supervisory Council, Norwegian Bar Association, 2013-

Education

Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo, 1982


Norway

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Kristin Haram F√łrde¬†leads the 'solution-oriented' department at¬†Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS, which is 'able to quickly understand what its clients need and is proactive and determined in its creation of a solution'. Clients also praise¬†Christopher W Husebye, who is 'service minded and always available'; he recently advised Swims on several infringement issues. Booking.com, DreamWorks Animation and Netflix are also clients. Trade mark and anti-counterfeit and design expert¬†Bente Holmvang¬†and copyright specialist¬†Tom Eilertsen¬†are also noted.¬†Jenny Sveen Hovda¬†made partner in 2018.

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