IP - Trademark & Copyright in Norway
Filipstad brygge 1, Oslo, 0252
AWA is a leading full-service intellectual property firm with 350+ employees across 16 offices in Norway, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, China and Hong Kong. Our clients are innovative companies, ranging from local start-ups to global giants.
No matter the size or industry, we help our clients create business out of their ideas and innovations.
AWA was founded in 1897 by the Swedish engineer Anders Wilhelm Anderson. His initials form our company name and remind us of our proud history.
We supply a full-service offering in registration, prosecution, dispute litigation, aftermarket services, legal advice, strategy and commercialisation. Our IP professionals are experts in patents, trademark, design, copyright and domain names and we also assist with licensing agreements, marketing law (incl. litigation), and contract/business law
We pride ourselves on our continuous rankings and awards for our work from leading industry publications like Managing IP, World Trademark Review, Intellectual Asset Management, The Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, World Intellectual Property Review, Expert Guides and Asian Legal Business.
AWA’s promise to you, as a client or partner, stems from our mission: we create intellectual prosperity.Show more +
Lars Henrik Platou is a Norwegian Attorney at Law. He works within all aspects of IP, with a special focus on litigation, enforcement and portfolio management of trademark rights and is currently heading up AWA's Norwegian trademark department. He also has particular experience within marketing- and commercial law, as well as patent law.
Lars handles Norwegian trademark applications and registrations and has extensive experience with managing local portfolios for international corporations across a range of industries. He also represents clients during invalidation and opposition proceedings before the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO) and the Norwegian courts.
Master of Law, University of Oslo
- Norwegian Bar Association
- INTA (International Trademark Association)
- ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association)
Lars is also a representative with EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office)
- IP – Patents
- Civil law
- Commercial litigation
- Trade & Customs law