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Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig
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Intellectual property


Senior Lawyer


Nicholas Foss Barbantonis is an intellectual property and information technology legal specialist.


Nicholas Foss Barbantonis’ legal practice focuses on intellectual property (IP) litigation, prosecution, enforcement and transactions. Nicholas is experienced in dealing with cross-border matters in several jurisdictions, including Norway, the European Union and the United States. A major part of Nicholas’ portfolio relates to telecom, marketing, IT contracts and product liability/regulation.

In addition to receiving his Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) degree from the US, he has accumulated broad negotiation experience in connection with contract drafting and litigation throughout his years practicing law in Norway. Nicholas works with a broad spectrum of corporate law in the technology sector. Nicholas has been involved in several high-profile intellectual property law cases.

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Intellectual property

(Rising stars)

Nicholas Foss Barbantonis – Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s ‘reactive‘ IP team garners praise for its ‘practical advice and critical thinking‘, with notable strength in copyright work. The ‘very service-minded‘ group has also been kept busy with high-profile trade mark litigation, patent matters, and licence and development agreements. The firm is widely recognised for its solid track record in representing clients from the media sector. Practice head Rune Ljostad handles the full range of life sciences, copyright and patent issues, and Espen Tøndel stands out as ‘one of the most experienced and skilled IP attorneys in Norway‘. At senior associate level, Nicholas Foss Barbantonis is ‘efficient‘ and provides ‘pragmatic advice‘ on trade mark and unfair business practices, and Hedda Baumann Heier is ‘always eager to help and very knowledgeable of copyright‘.