Acapo AS

Acapo AS


Acapo AS
P.O Box 1880 Nordnes
Telephone: +47 55 21 40 80
Fax: +47 55 21 40 81

Hilde Vold-Burgess (LL.M), Managing Partner, Attorney at Law -
Kjersti Rogne (LL.M), Head of Legal, Partner, Attorney at Law -
Gunnar Nilsen Søndersrød (B.Sc.), Head of Patent, Partner, European Patent Attorney (EPA) -

Company Profile:

Acapo is one of the leading Intellectual Property consultancy firms in Norway with offices in the three major cities Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim. The history of Acapo dates back to 1924 when the company was founded as Bergen Patentkontor.

Acapo deals exclusively with intellectual property rights, and we cover the whole range of IPR services. We represent a large number of successful national and international companies as well as several research institutions with respect to their intellectual rights. We always aim for the highest degree of quality and service.

Our services include advisory services within all fields of IPR. Filing and prosecution of applications for European and Norwegian patents is within our core field of business. Our lawyers attend to litigation of cases pertaining to i.a. patents, trademarks and marketing law. The highly skilled staff of Acapo handles filing of applications for Norwegian trademark and design registrations.

As a full-serviced IPR-firm, Acapo also attend to maintenance of patents, and design and trademark registrations.

Areas of Specialisation:

  • Advisory services within all fields of IPR including IPR strategy.
  • Preparation, filing and prosecution of European Patent applications and Norwegian trademark, design and patent applications.
  • Validation of European patents in Norway.
  • Filing oppositions against trademark, design and patent applications.
  • Searches – trademark availability and patentability.
  • Costumes surveillance.
  • “Freedom to operate” analysis.
  • IPR Due Diligence.
  • Legal advice and Litigation within all aspects of intellectual Law.

Association Memberships:

The company and our professionals are members of INTA, FICPI, ITMA, EPI, The Norwegian Patent Attorney Association [Norsk Patentingeniørforening], Marques and LESI, as well as The Norwegian Bar Association [Den Norske Advokatforening].



Hilde Vold-Burgess (LL.M)
Managing Partner
Attorney at Law


acapo-kjersti-201.jpgKjersti Rogne (LL.M)
Head of Legal
Partner, Attorney at Law


acapo-gunnar.jpgGunnar Nilsen Søndersrød (B.Sc.)
Head of Patent
Partner, European Patent Attorney (EPA)



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