Christoffer Vedal

Attorney at law at Protector IP AS

Christoffer Vedal is an attorney at law with substantial experience in IP litigation and prosecution. His sectors of expertise include:

  • trademark, design, patent and commercial litigation;
  • trademark prosecution in Norway and the European Union;
  • design prosecution;
  • preliminary investigation and clearance searches of trademarks, domain names and company names; and
  • customs controls and anti-counterfeiting.

Mr Vedal focuses on legal and strategic consulting for major Norwegian and foreign companies, including establishing, managing and enforcing their IP rights. He has vast experience in prosecution, enforcement and litigation, having worked in the IP industry for 15 years.

Mr Vedal assists several multinational companies with clearing and securing trademarks in Norway and the European Union, as well as at an international level. He manages global trademark portfolios and all levels of enforcement and litigation within trademark, patent, design, copyright and marketing law. He also handles customs surveillance, customs-related issues and online brand protection. He is dedicated to combating piracy, evidenced by his role as chair of the Norwegian Anti-counterfeit Group. 

He is part of the INTA European Subcommittee public awareness initiative, known as the Unreal Campaign, which is designed to educate teenagers about the importance of trademarks and intellectual property, as well as the dangers of counterfeit goods.

Mr Vedal is a member of:

  • the Norwegian Bar Association;
  • INTA;
  • the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property;
  • the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group;
  • the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys; and
  • MARQUES.

Sample client list

  • Active Brands
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
  • Epic Games
  • Equinor
  • Johnson Controls
  • Mowi
  • Orkla
  • Posten Norge

Firm details

Protector IP AS
Pilestredet 33
Olso 0166
Norway

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