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Wikborg Rein

KRONPRINSESSE M√ĄRTHAS PLASS 1, PO BOX 1513 VIKA, 0117 OSLO, NORWAY
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Work +47 22 82 75 00
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Fax +47 22 82 75 01
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Wikborg Rein, Line Coll, Oslo, NORWAY

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Line Coll

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Wikborg Rein

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Information, Communication and Techonology (ICT) Law

Position

Line Coll is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and head of the firm's Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Law practice.

Career

2018- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo, 2013-2017 Lawyer, Statoil ASA, 2003-2012 Lawyer, Wiersholm, Oslo, 2004-2009 University of Oslo, 2003 Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), 2002- Sensor and supervisor, Data protection, 1999-2003 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo, 1997-1998 Research Assistant, Department for legal informatics (SERI)

Education

2002 Practising certificate, 1993-1999 Cand. jur, University of Oslo, 1995 ERASMUS University, Rotterdam


Norway

Intellectual property

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 Advokatfirma Ræder DA in 2018 and acted for Arctic Beverage Group in a trade mark dispute.

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TMT

Within: TMT

Wikborg Rein's 'combination of experience and deep knowledge across legal, commercial and technical issues' is evident in the work of Rolf Riisnæs, who is a key name for IT contracts and IT procurements; he recently advised Orkla on its procurement of an ERP system and assisted Sykehuspartner HF with outsourcing telecoms networks and data centres. Line Coll leads the practice and joined the team in 2018 from an in-house position at Equinor (formerly Statoil) with specialist counsel Gry Hvidsten; the pair advised NorgesGruppen on data protection and privacy issues. Hanna Beyer Olaussen also joined from Advokatfirma Ræder DA in 2018.

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Wikborg Rein

  • Changes to the Norwegian prospectus rules

    On 11 May 2012 certain changes to the Norwegian prospectus rules were proposed to the Norwegian parliament to ensure compliance with Directive 2010/73 EU.
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