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The Norwegian space industry has a rich history characterized by innovation and technological progress. From launching satellites to advanced applications of satellite data, Norway plays an important role in the global space economy.

The space economy is growing exponentially and is expected to reach $1800 milliard by 2035, according to the World Economic Forum and McKinsey & Company. Growth is driven not only by advanced technology, but also by the integral role of space in our daily lives, from weather reports to smartphone conversations. Satellites and space technology have become the backbone of global supply chains and transport systems. Have you considered what life would be like without these technologies?

Bull has one of the country's leading legal teams within IT and technology, and dedicated space lawyers with strong competence on space law. We are ranked among the best in technology law, both in The Legal 500, Who'sWho Legal and Chambers and Partners.

We can support with:

Regulatory advice
- Guidance on Norwegian and international space laws and regulations
- Assistance with licensing and approval for launch and satellite operations

Contract design and negotiation
-Preparation and review of contracts for satellite production, launch and ground station services
- Negotiation of agreements with suppliers, customers and partners

Intellectual property rights
- Protection of patents, trademarks and copyrights related to space technology
- Handling of intellectual property rights disputes

Insurance advice
- Advice on insurance for launch, satellite operations and space-related risks
- Assistance with claim settlements and claims against insurance companies

- Advice on liability issues related to space activities
- Handling compensation claims and disputes

Data protection and privacy
- Advice on the handling and protection of data collected from satellites
- Ensuring privacy in accordance with current legislation

Environmental law
-Advice on environmental regulations and sustainable practices for the space industry
- Assistance with environmental impact analyzes and compliance with environmental laws

Commercial space operations
- Assistance with the creation and operation of commercial space enterprises
- Advice on investments and financing of space projects

Read more about our competence within technology here

Do you need legal assistance with space?