Nicholas Foss Barbantonis’ legal practice focuses on intellectual property (IP) litigation, prosecution, enforcement and transactions. Nicholas is experienced in dealing with cross-border matters in several jurisdictions, including Norway, the European Union and the United States. A major part of Nicholas’ portfolio relates to telecom, marketing, IT contracts and product liability/regulation.
In addition to receiving his Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) degree from the US, he has accumulated broad negotiation experience in connection with contract drafting and litigation throughout his years practicing law in Norway. Nicholas works with a broad spectrum of corporate law in the technology sector. Nicholas has been involved in several high-profile intellectual property law cases.
Nicholas’ international experience and advanced grasp of the intersection between intellectual property law and corporate law enables him to meet his clients’ expectations and needs in an ever more competitive tech landscape.
|2020||-||2021||Corporate Lawyer (seconded), Telia Norge AS|
|2019||-||(today)||Senior Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig|
|2016||-||2018||Associate, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS|
|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)|