Ms Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer > Kvale Advokatfirma DA > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Kvale Advokatfirma DA
0122 OSLO

Work Department

Intellectual property law / TMT


Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer is specialized within intellectual property rights, with a particular focus on patents, trademarks and matters related to the Norwegian Marketing Act, such as protection of trade secrets and unlawful copying.

She has extensive litigation experience within these fields of law, and has represented clients in a large number of complex cases, both before the District Court and the Court of Appeal.  Ingvild assists both Norwegian and international clients, especially within the pharmaceutical industry, oil/gas and aquaculture industry.

Ingvild also assists our clients with agreements related to intellectual property rights, such as license agreements, research and development agreements, agreements on transfer of intellectual property rights and confidentiality agreements.

Her practice also includes assistance related to ICT-contracts and data protection.


2017 Partner, Kvale; 2015 – 2017 Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo; 2008 – 2015 Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo; 1999 – 2007 Senior Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo; 1994 – 1998 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo; 1992 Assistant Lecturer, Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (NRCCL), University of Oslo


Norwegian and English


Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Board for domain names; Member of the council of the Norwegian Industrial Property Office; Deputy member of the Intellectual Property Law committee at the University of Oslo, Member of the Norwegian Bar Association’s Law Committee on Intellectual Property and Marketing Law; Member of NIR (the Norwegian Group of AIPPI) and Eplaw (the European Patent Lawyers Association).


1993 Cand. jur., University of Oslo

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Ingvild Hanssen-BauerKvale Advokatfirma DA

Kvale Advokatfirma DA advises clients, which include large multinational corporations from the life sciences, offshore, media, retail and food and beverage sectors, on the full range of matters, including patents, trade marks and unfair marketing work. Headed up by Marie Vaale-Hallberg, who also specialises in corporate and M&A matters, the practice further advises on the IP aspects of contractual and transactional matters. Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer is recognised for her ‘outstanding work as a litigator’, particularly in the pharmaceuticals sector, and Lars Trygve Jenssen focuses on trade marks and unfair competition cases as well as licensing issues. Former practice co-head Anne Marie Sejersted joined Wiersholm in mid-2021.

Norway > TMT

Kvale Advokatfirma DA provides specialist advice to major Nordic clients in the telecoms industry, including Telia, TDC/Get and Broadnet, and has recently been involved in a number of complex digitalisation and data privacy projects. Practice head Per-Kaare Svendsen acts for leading telecoms and technology companies. Other key practitioners include Lars Trygve Jenssen, who specialises in the technology sector, transactional lawyer Thomas S Farhang and Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer, whose areas of focus include data privacy issues, IP work and IT contracts.

Norway > Dispute resolution

Key sector strengths for the dispute team at Kvale Advokatfirma DA encompasses the financial services, consumer products, oil and gas, public and real estate industries; the team also handles patent and IP litigation for life sciences and onshore technology companies. Practice head Per Conradi Andersen focuses on renewable energy, construction and corporate matters, and has extensive arbitration experience. Jens Brede excels in the oil and gas sector, and Andreas Stang Lund and Christian Poulsson are also key names to note, along with Anne Marie Sejersted and Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer, who focus on IP litigation.