Professionals

Christoffer Vedal

Christoffer Vedal

Partner, Attorney at law

Mobile: +47 958 92 348
E-mail direct: cv@protector.eu

Christoffer Vedal is Attorney at Law and largely works with legal and strategic consulting for Norwegian and foreign companies in connection with developing, establishing, managing and enforcing intellectual property rights.

Christoffer Vedal largely works with legal and strategic consulting for Norwegian and foreign companies including developing, establishing, managing and enforcing intellectual property rights. He has vast experience from clearance work, preparing and following up trademark applications before Norwegian and foreign trademark authorities and enforcement and litigation proceedings in Norway. 

Christoffer assists several multinational companies with clearing and registering trade marks in Norway, EU and internationally, managing trade mark portfolios and all levels od conflict management within trademark, design, copyright, marketing law and  domain names. Moreover, he assists clients with customs surveillance and customs related issues and is dedicated to combating piracy  - evidenced by his role as chairman of the NACG - Norwegian Anti Counterfeit Group. Christoffer is also appointed to the European Union Subcommittee of the INTA Anticounterfeiting Committee. 

He is selected as one of World Trademark Review’s “World’s Leading Trademark Professionals”:

Brand owners find Christoffer Vedal “extremely approachable and friendly, clearly very knowledgeable and technically very good. His service levels are outstanding – he is very responsive and his communication is clear and prompt.”

Education

Cand. Jur. (Candidate of Law), University of Oslo (2004)
Special studies at the University of Copenhagen (2003-2004): Intellectual Property Law in an International Context, European E-commerce Law, International Commercial Disputes,  Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, EU Law.

Work experience

Attorney at Law and Trademark Attorney at Protector Intellectual Property Consultans AS (2015- )
Associate Lawyer and Trademark Attorney at Protector Intellectual Property Consultans AS (2009-2015 )
Legal Adviser, Design and Trademark Department of the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (2005-2009)

Membership and commissions

MNA - The Norwegian Bar Association
NIR - The Norwegian Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
NACG - Norwegian Anti Counterfeit Group, president (2010 - )
INTA - The International Trademark Association. Commitee member, INTA Anticounterfeiting Committee (2013 - )
AIPPI - The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
PTMG - The Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group
FICPI - Fédération Internationale de Conseils en Propriété Industrielle
MARQUES - The Association of European Trade Mark Owners