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December 2017

TWO NEW PARTNERS IN ACAPO!

We are happy to announce that Kjersti Staven-Garberg and Espen Clausen will become Partners from January 2018.


Kjersti Staven-Garberg
is an Attorney-at-Law and joined Acapo in 2009, she is based at our office in Trondheim. Kjersti has a Master’s degree in law from the University of Oslo, Norway (1999) with specialization in copyright, industrial and information/communication law. Prior to joining Acapo, she worked as a lawyer in a large Norwegian law firm where she handled assignments within intellectual property rights, such as preparation of IP strategies, infringements of trademarks, copyrights, patents and company names. Furthermore, Kjersti has many years of experience as a legal advisor/examiner at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office.


Espen Clausen is an Attorney-at-Law and joined Acapo in 2011, he is based at our Oslo office. Espen has a law degree from the University of Oslo (2000), with specialization in copyright, industrial and information/communication law. He has 6 years’ experience as a legal officer in the Design and Trademark Department of the Norwegian Industrial Property Office, and has worked as a lawyer and Head of Legal Department for other IP firms in the past.


“We are delighted to be able to welcome Kjersti and Espen into the Partner Group. They are both  highly qualified in their fields and bring a lot of experience and competence into the company. We look forward to working even closer with them and also on the business development side of Acapo. They represent a valuable addition to the Partner Group, and will contribute to the future development and growth of the legal department, so that we can offer the best possible IP service for our clients.”    


 Hilde Vold-Burgess, Managing Partner