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Wikborg Rein

KRONPRINSESSE MÄRTHAS PLASS 1, PO BOX 1513 VIKA, 0117 OSLO, NORWAY
Tel:
Work +47 22 82 75 00
Fax:
Fax +47 22 82 75 01
Email:
Web:
www.wr.no
Bergen, London, Oslo, Shanghai, Singapore
Wikborg Rein, Gunnar Meyer, Oslo, NORWAY

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Gunnar Meyer

Tel:
Work (+47) 22 82 76 24
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Wikborg Rein

Work Department

Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Law, Litigation and Arbitration, Intellectual Property

Position

Gunnar Meyer is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's IP and Technology. Meyer primarily works with intellectual property matters, especially within the areas of patent and trade mark law. He also has wide experience in issues regarding contract, construction, competition, company, energy and public law. He has extensively pleaded cases before the courts at all levels, including the Supreme Court. Meyer is recommended by Chambers and Partners as "Leaders in their field" in the category Intellectual Property. Meyer is admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court.

Career

2000- Partner, Wikborg, Rein, Oslo. 1993-2000 Partner, Lund, Gundersen & Co. (later Gundersen & Co.), Oslo. 1991-1993 Senior Associate, Haavind & Haga, Oslo. 1987-1991 Senior Associate, the Attorney General, Oslo. 1986-1987 Associate, Hauge & Stang Lund, Oslo. 1984-1985 Deputy Judge, Nordre Sunnmøre District Court. 1983-1984 Executive Officer, Legal Department, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 1979-1980 Assistant Lecturer, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo.

Member

Norwegian Bar Association.

Education

1990 Admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court. 1985-1986 Diplôme Supérieur d'Université in French Civil Law, Université de Droit, d'Economie et des Sciences Sociales, Paris. 1983 Cand. jur., University of Oslo.


Norway

Intellectual property

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Gunnar Meyer - Wikborg Rein

Within: Intellectual property

Wikborg Rein's 'impressive, proactive and thoughtful patent litigation team' recently represented Siemens in a patent infringement and misuse of confidential information dispute against Subsea Solutions relating to a subsea hydraulic power unit, and defended Teva Europe in a claim against Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma relating to its patent for inhalation capsules. The group also handles issues pertaining to trade marks, trade secrets and unfair competition issues. Line Coll, who joined from an in-house position at Statoil, leads the department; other key practitioners include Gunnar Meyer, who is 'an absolute pleasure to work with', specialist counsel Lars Erik Steinkjer and specialist counsel Hanna Beyer Olaussen, who joined from Advokatfirmaet Ræder AS in 2018 and acted for Arctic Beverage Group in a trade mark dispute.

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