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Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

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HAAKON VII'S GATE 10, PO BOX 1484 VIKA, 0116 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 23 11 11 11
Fax:
Fax +47 23 11 10 10
Email:
Web:
www.thommessen.no
Bergen, London, Oslo, Stavanger

Eirik W Raanes

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Work +55306127
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Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

Work Department

Intellectual Property; Construction; Dispute Resolution

Position

Mr Raanes works primarily with dispute resolution within contract law, construction law, intellectual property law, insurance law and matters concerning corporate law. He acts regularly on behalf of large Norwegian enterprises in litigation procedures before the ordinary courts and in arbitration. Raanes has been heading Thommessen's Bergen office since 2011.

Career

2007 Admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway; 2003-Senior Associate, Thommessen; 1998-2000 Associate, Thommessen

Languages

English

Member

Norwegian Bar Association

Education

2001-2002 Master of US Law (Intellectual Property Emphasis), Santa Clara University, California, USA; 1998 Candidate in Jurisprudence, University of Bergen


Norway

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Asle Bjelland leads the ‘extremely well-prepared’ team in Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS’ Oslo office, while Trond Hatland heads the group in Bergen. Henning Harborg, Eirik Raanes and Hanne Skaarberg Holen are also names to note, and Henrik Hagberg was a recent arrival from Wikborg Rein. Recent highlights include defending multiple insurers in a recourse claim following a train fire, and acting for Transocean in a tax evasion case.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS’ ‘measured and methodical team knows the market incredibly well’ and ‘handles complex issues in a pragmatic, professional and focused manner’. Camilla Vislie leads the practice and recently acted for Tono in a dispute with a TV distributor relating to the clearance and remuneration of music rights; highlights also included Eirik Raanes (who ‘knows how to play the winning game’) representing Intervet International against Pharmaq in an appeal regarding the validity and scope of a patented vaccine, and acting for Welltec in a patent infringement dispute.

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TMT

Within: TMT

Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS ‘consistently proves its worth in the technology sector’ for a client roster, which includes Microsoft and Telenor. Managing associate Christopher Sparre-Enger Clausen leads the department and focuses on IT and data protection matters. Clients also single out associate partner Haakon Opperud, who is ‘an acknowledged source of expertise for IT contracts’, and Eirik Raanes, who handles IT litigation.

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Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

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