Hanna Beyer Olaussen is a technology lawyer who works with strategic consulting, contracts, M&A, disputes, and IT procurement. She is an expert in intellectual property law, marketing law, consumer protection, and IT, and has very extensive experience in these areas.

Hanna assists companies with the commercialization and protection of technology, including digital solutions. She has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating a very wide range of contracts, including various collaboration agreements, technology agreements, transfer agreements, license agreements, research and development agreements, confidentiality agreements (NDA), terms of use, sales terms, service agreements, consultancy agreements, distribution agreements, agency agreements, and franchise agreements. Hanna also assists clients in transactions and has specialized expertise in securing, protecting, and evaluating technology investments, including risk in IT solutions. Hanna also helps companies with issues related to marketing, copyright, trademarks, domain names, company names, other signs, know-how, trade secrets, and employee inventions, where the practice also includes assistance in dispute resolutions.

Hanna has been a partner at Bull since 2024. She has worked as a lawyer in technology law since 2004. She has a strong professional commitment and is a member of the Norwegian Bar Association's law committee for intellectual property and marketing law.

Awards and rankings

Hanna is ranked in Legal 500 both within intellectual property law and TMT (technology, media and communication) and in Finansavisen's lawyer evaluation for "intellectual property law" and for "trade law".In Legal 500 for intellectual property law, a client describes Hanna as follows:"Hanna is service-minded and has an enormous knowledge of intellectual property law, especially in the area of trademarks and business name protection. She has got a solution-oriented approach, is very efficient, always extremely well prepared and ready to help out". In WTR 2024 she is referred to as: “Tech-savvy” Hanna Beyer Olaussen leads the IP, IT and marketing practice groups. Minimising risk and maximising value, she offers comprehensive protection, enforcement and commercialisation of clients’ assets".


  • 2017
    Business Administration, Handelshøyskolen BI
  • 2006
    Law Practice Certificate
  • 2003
    Cand.jur., University of Oslo
  • 2002
    Intellectual property law and IT law, University of Southamton
  • 1997
    Bachelor in Social Education, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
  • 1994
    Elementary courses in psychology, University of Bergen

Work experience

  • 2024
    Partner, Bull
  • 2021-2024
    Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
  • 2018-2021
    Specialist Counsel, Wikborg Rein, Oslo
  • 2015-2018
    Senior Attorney, Advokatfirmaet Ræder
  • 2005-2015
    Attorney, Wiersholm Advokatfirma
  • 2004-2010
    Course Tutor and Examiner, University of Oslo
  • 2004-2005
    Associate, Svensson Nøkleby Advokatfirma

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