Thomas Hvammen Nicholson

Thomas Hvammen Nicholson

Partner, Associate Lawyer, European Trade Mark and Design Attorney

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Thomas Hvammen Nicholson is an Associate Lawyer who mainly works with legal and strategic consulting for Norwegian and foreign companies in connection with developing, establishing, managing and enforcing intellectual property rights

He is specialized in handling design and trade mark applications and procedures before Norwegian, EU and other foreign trade mark authorities. Thomas assists companies with strategic advice and conflict management within the fields of trade marks, designs, copyright, domain names and marketing law.


Cand. Jur. (Candidate of Law), University of Oslo (2004) 
Specialist subjects: Copyright, trade marks and patent law, competition law
Studies at Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA, (2003): Comparative Law, Copyright, Patent Law and International Trade

Professional experience

Attorney at Law and Trade Mark Attorney at Protector IP AS (2015- )
 Senior Legal Advisor, Design and Trademark Department, Norwegian Industrial Property Office (2005-2014)
 Seconded National Expert, OHIM (2009 – 2012)


MNA – The Norwegian Bar Association
NIR - The Norwegian Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
AIPPI - The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
INTA - The International Trademark Association
MARQUES, member of Copyright Team