Hedda has wide experience within intellectual property law, marketing law and contract law with particular focus on the technology and media sectors. She advises local and foreign clients, and provides assistance inter alia with contract drafting, negotiations and litigation, in particular related to media and technology disputes and enforcement of rights in a digital and online environment.
As an illustration, Hedda is part of the team that assists trade organisations for film, music and sports in their work with impeding infringements of copyright and related rights on the Internet. The team has prevailed in ground-breaking cases concerning blocking of pirate websites involved in large-scale copyright infringements. Hedda has also worked closely with other rightsholders, and she has had internships at two large broadcasters on the Norwegian market.
Simonsen Vogt Wiig’s IPR/TMT department, where Hedda works, holds top rankings in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. Moreover, IP Stars has ranked the department as Highly Recommended and Hedda as a Rising Star in 2019.
Hedda Baumann Heier is dedicated and impressively thorough in her approach; not afraid to give an honest opinion of the merits of a case.
|2019||-||(today)||Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|2015||-||2019||Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|2012||-||2014||Internships at various law firms and at the Norwegian broadcasters TV 2 AS and Discovery Networks Norway AS|
|2014||Master of Law, University of Oslo. Master thesis: Compensation models related to section 45b and 34 of the Norwegian Copyright Act.|
|2014||Exchange student at Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium|
|2016||-||2019||Representative for the Associates, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|