Leading experts in Intellectual Property Rights
Grette is a full-range business law firm with 60 lawyers. A proactive attitude, combined with an uncompromising commitment to providing services of the highest quality form the basis of the timely and forward-looking assistance offered by Grette.
Intellectual Property law is one of Grette’s important areas of specialization. Grette’s team of 15 IP lawyers is a leader in the Norwegian market, offering advice and representation services in all areas from patents to copyright. Grette regularly advises clients in negotiations of domestic and international technology transfer agreements and assists with IP due diligence in transactions. The team also represents clients in litigation in all areas of IP law. Grette’s IP lawyers have special competences in the fields of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, mechanical and oil and gas industry related inventions.
Grette has a large number of international clients. Many litigation cases handled by Grette are on behalf of multinational corporations, e.g. in the oil & gas business and in the pharmaceutical industry. M&A work often concerns the Norwegian end of international transactions, or foreign corporations acquiring a Norwegian business. Grette also advises Norwegian clients acquiring businesses in other countries.
Grette’s German Desk advises German-speaking businesses in Norway, and Norwegian businesses in Germany, with the added benefit of thorough first-hand knowledge of the foreign legal and cultural environment relevant to the matter.
Said by others about Grette:
- “highly specialised, particularly within classic or traditional IP rights.” – Chambers Europe, 2008
- “Astri Lund is “one of Norway’s top copyright lawyers,” …
- “unbeatable in this field.”” – Chambers Europe, 2008
- “Svein Ruud Johansen … has established a leading edge in patent litigation” – The Legal 500, 2007