Espen provides clients with advice on intellectual property rights with emphasis on trademarks and designs. Espen has a great deal of experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters, in the fields of trademarks, copyright, designs and domain names.
Espen joined Acapo in June 2011. He has a law degree from the University of Oslo (2000), with specialty in copyright, industrial and information/communication law. Espen 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.
Espen is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association, Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG), Licensing Executives Society (LES), and the International Trademark Association (INTA).
He is a native Norwegian speaker and is proficient in English.