Mr Vebjørn Krag Iversen > Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS
0101 OSLO

Work Department

Intellectual property rights
Media and entertainment
Healthcare and life sciences


Partner Vebjørn Krag Iversens head of Haavind’s IP practice team and specialises in intellectual property (IPR) and media law, handling both contentious and non-contentious matters.

His client list includes many of the world’s leading brands and his IP practice covers a wide range of matters, including patent litigations, trademark and copyright issues, know how/trade secrets, product imitation and strategic IP advice. He has particular expertise with patent litigations within the pharmaceutical/life sciences sector, and his litigation practice also comprises agreements on protection of know-how and trade secrets, technology development and licensing, agreements on research and technology development, enforcement of trademark rights and copyright issues.

He has substantial experience within IP licensing, commercialization and R&D agreements, in particular for technology, offshore/maritime and life sciences companies, as well as M&A work specifically within the technology field. He also provides IPR advice to start ups from a variety of industries.

He is also a trusted advisor to companies within the film and broadcast industry.



Advokatfirmaet Haavind


Advokatfirmaet Schjødt


Research Assistant, Department of Computer law (Institutt for Rettsinformatikk)

Cand.jur. UiO

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > Intellectual property

(Next Generation Partners)

Vebjørn Krag IversenAdvokatfirmaet Haavind AS

Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS acts for clients from a range of sectors, including large multi-national corporations and domestic companies in the technology, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences industries, on trade mark, patent, copyright, unfair competition, marketing and trade secret matters. The team has a solid track record in handling instructions from the media sector, and reports an increase in work from the aquaculture industry, as well as an uptick in contentious mandates. Leif Eirik Thrane and Vebjørn Krag Iversen jointly head up the practice, while Andreas Bernt focuses on intellectual property rights pertaining to digitalisation, media and telecoms matters. At senior associate level, Håkon Austdal and Karoline Kvinge are names to note.