Katrine Malmer-Høvik

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Katrine Malmer-Høvik is specialised within the legal field of Intellectual Property Rights (IP rights). She is the head of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Data Protection group. Katrine has extensive experience in assisting Norwegian and foreign companies in protection and management of IP rights such as patents, trademarks, design, domain names and corporate names in order for the company to administrate the competitive advantage in the best manner for the said IP rights.

She also assists clients in relation to copyright, marketing issues, business secrets and technology matters. She is an experienced lawyer in contract law. This involves preparation, review and quality assurance of agreements.

Katrine also provides legal advice on aspects related to personal data protection including implementation and compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation/GDPR.

She regularly litigates cases before the courts, and is also lecturer in intellectual property issues and contract law. She is frequently used as a lecturer at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office.

She was recognised by Legal 500 as a "Leading Individual" within Intellectual Property in 2023.

Katrine Malmer-Høvik is well prepared and gives an impressive performance in litigation.

Legal 500

She is very knowledgeable in IP law and innovative, trying to find solution-oriented approaches to problems.

Chambers

2008–

SANDS Advokatfirma DA

Partner | Senior Associate
1998–2008

The Norwegian Industrial Property Office

Advisor
1995–1998

Zacco Norway AS

Advisor
2002

University of Oslo

Copyright
2001

University of Oslo

Data protection
1998

University of Oslo

Cand. jur.
1997

Université de Bordeaux, France

Intellectual property rights and human rights
2002

”Judicial electronic data interchange in Norway”

Report in collaboration with UiO and University in Bologna (Italy)
2021

Validity of patents

Peer assessment of Rikard Mikalsens's book Validity of patents
2023

Legal 500

"Katrine Malmer-Høvik is very approachable and commercially minded"
2020

Chambers

“She is very knowledgeable in IP law and innovative, trying to find solution-oriented approaches to problems”