Mr Arne Byberg > Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS > Oslo, Norway > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS
Haakon VIIs gate 10
PB 359 Sentrum

Work Department

Media and entertainment
Intellectual property rights
Information technology
Corporate M&A


Partner Arne Byberg specialises in technology, media and IPR and is one of the most recognised and experienced technology lawyers in Norway, with an unparalleled international background and in-house experience from the tech industry.

He advises businesses on technology law and specialises in IT-related transactions.

With significant international experience, Byberg advises C suite business leaders on strategic direction, digitalisation and transformation strategies. Prior to joining Haavind, he held numerous leadership positions in-house within companies in the tech industry.

Byberg’s expertise includes data ownership, including non-personal data; IT services agreements, agile contracts, outsourcing, licensing and cloud solutions; digitalisation and other strategic transformation of businesses; negotiation support in procurement or sale of technology; system development agreements and IPR; dispute prevention and tech dispute resolution assistance; technology-focused M&A.

In addition to his daily legal practice, Byberg is active in various professional organisations, including The International Technology Law Association, and he contributes to the broader tech law community through articles, presentations and panel discussions on tech law related challenges.


2018 –

Advokatfirmaet Haavind

2016 – 2018

General Counsel and Board Secretary, EVRY Group

2014 – 2016

Vice President of Innovation and Strategic Solutions & Associate General Counsel, Hewlett Packard USA

2013 – 2014

Strategy Director & Associate General Counsel, Hewlett Packard USA


Strategy Director, PMO Lead, Hewlett Packard USA

2011 – 2012

Chief of Staff and Director of Operations & Strategy for Global Regions, Hewlett Packard USA

2010 – 2011

Director, HP Legal WorldWide Sales Support, Hewlett Packard USA

2009 – 2010

Managing Counsel, HP Software & Solutions, Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Hewlett Packard USA

2005 – 2009

Country Counsel Norway / Lawyer, Hewlett Packard USA

2002 – 2005

Associate / Lawyer, BAHR

2000 – 2002

Associate, Andersen Legal

1994 – 1999

IT Manager, Secher & Co

1993 – 1999
Cand. Jur, University of Bergen

Lawyer Rankings

Norway > TMT

(Leading individuals)

Arne Byberg – Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS

The team of ‘very skilled professionals‘ at Advokatfirmaet Haavind AS ‘has deep insight into the legal landscape, and at the same time, is able to translate the legal issues into practical solutions‘. Led by Leif Eirik Thrane, who has established strength in handling cloud services and outsourcing work, the group is highly regarded for its solid track record in acting for blue-chip clients in high-profile IT disputes, cybersecurity matters and prominent technology M&A deals. Arne Byberg ‘always give thoroughly prepared advice; he is very competent, solution oriented and his expertise is very much appreciated‘. Andreas Bernt has ‘excellent insight into the media industry‘, and Kari Gimmingsrud ‘has great insight into IP issues‘. Senior associate Isak Mendoza specialises in data protection matters.