Nicholas specialises in intellectual property and information technology law dispute resolution.
Nicholas has throughout his career accumulated broad dispute negotiation and litigation experience. He has been involved in several high-profile intellectual property disputes and has successfully argued before the Supreme Court of Norway.
His advanced grasp of the intersection between IP, TMT and corporate law enables him to meet his client’s expectations and needs in an ever more competitive legal landscape. In addition to receiving his professional legal degree from the University of Oslo, he holds the degrees of Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) from the United States, where he wrote about international enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Nicholas was named Rising Star in the 2022 Legal 500 rankings, with clients praising him for being «efficient» and providing «pragmatic advice». He is also ranked in the World Trademark Review’s guide for enforcement and litigation (WTR 1000).
|2020||-||(today)||Senior Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig|
|2020||-||2021||Corporate Lawyer (seconded), Telia Norge AS|
|2019||-||2020||Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig|
|2016||-||2018||Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig|
|2015||Visiting Scholar, Department of Private Law, University of Oslo|
|2015||-||2016||Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona|
|2014||Associate, Bull & Co. Advokatfirma|
|2013||-||2014||3L Writer, Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law|
|2013||Resident Clinician, Small Business and Non-Profit Clinic at Michigan State College of Law|
|2013||-||2016||Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.), University of Arizona|
|2013||Master of Law (LL.M), Michigan State University|
|2008||-||2013||Master of Law, University of Oslo|
|2021||-||(today)||Board member, Association of Young Lawyers in Oslo, Norwegian Bar Association|
|2019||-||(today)||Founding member, Young in Tech|
|2018||-||(today)||Member, Intellectual Property Constituency (IPC)|
|2018||-||(today)||Member, International Trademark Association (INTA)|