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Patent Attorney
Oslo, Norway
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Acapo AS is one of the leading IP consultancy firms in Norway. For more than 90 years we have assisted Norwegian and international clients protect their Intellectual Property Rights. We cover all technical areas and assist in everything from strategic advice and drafting of applications, to conflict negotiations.


Acapo has offices in Bergen, Oslo, Trondheim and Fredrikstad. Today, the company has 42 employees, including Lawyers and Patent Attorneys. Acapo is owned by the partners, who all work in the company.


Acapo is looking for a talented and highly motivated Patent Attorney or Senior Patent Agent at our office in Oslo.  



The position will involve drafting of patent applications, prosecution of patent applications, Freedom-to-operate analysis and full client responsibility with support from your colleagues. You will have responsibility of addressing all IP needs of the business including working closely with inventor to evaluate, draft, file and prosecute patent application. You will work closely with clients to ensure the best overall protection of their IP assets. The position will involve a diverse range of work.



  • Technical background M.Sc., PhD. or similar within physics, bio, electrical and/or mechanical engineering

  • Qualified EPA

  • Experience from the Patent Industry 5+ years

  • Very good knowledge of both spoken and written English. Norwegian or another Scandinavian language is no prerequisite, but preferable.


  • Analytical, structured, organized, self-driven and proactive

  • Client and services focused.

  • Good co-operation and communication skills.

  • Be able to identify with and promote Acapo’s values, “Credibility, involvement and creativity, result orientation, interaction and learning, joy and generosity”.



  • A way of living the “Scandinavian” way of life with a balanced work/life situation

  • An opportunity of working with interesting Norwegian and international cases in a professional, energetic and engaged environment.

  • A popular place of work with competent and motivated colleagues.

  • Exciting and innovative clients.

  • Outstanding health benefits and pension

  • Work in a Norwegian owned company with the possibility of future partnership.


For further information about the position, please contact our Head of Patent Alexander Johann Bjørnå, tel: +47 418 68 843, e-mail:

Please send your application and your CV to HR Manager Karianne Torp Andersen:

All communication is treated confidentially

Application closing date: 1st May 2020  

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