The country-specific Q&A provides an overview of the legal framework and key issues surrounding patent litigation law in Norway.
Thommessen's Managing Associate Magnus Hauge Greaker have together with partners Camilla Vislie and Eirik W. Raanes written the Norwegian chapter in the newly published global Patent Litigation Guide.
- Patent litigation in Norway is characterized by being relative effective and quick. In many cases the Parties may expect judgement from the first instance within one year after the writ is filed. It is also a hallmark of the Norwegian system that the Court is constituted with technical skilled judges in addition to a legal skilled judge and that infringement and validity is handled and decided together in the same case, says Magnus.
Read the full Norwegian chapter here.