Jan Morten Evertsen has extensive experience with contract negotiations in connection with film, media and entertainment for Norwegian and international film and TV production companies, as well as the music industry. In addition, his counsel includes trade mark and patent issues, as well as general and specific marketing law for entertainment, media, music, and merchandising clients. He has also dealt with issues related to intellectual property law in connection with a number of acquisitions and other transactions.

Awards and rankings

Jan Morten is ranked by Chambers and Partners in TMT, where the 2023 edition describes him as follows: "Media clients mandate Jan Morten Evertsen for his expertise in all film and TV production-related issues, including cooperation with international TV networks."


  • 1984
    Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Oslo

Work experience

  • 2020–
    Partner, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS
  • 2017–2019
    Partner, Advokatfirmaet Ræder
  • 2016
    Senior partner, Zacco
  • 2013–2015
    Partner, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
  • 2006–2013
    Partner, Advokatfirmaet Thommessen
  • 2000–2006
    Partner, Advokatfirmaet Arntzen de Besche
  • 1991–2000
    Partner, Advokatfirmaet Grette
  • 1988–1991
    Associate, Advokatfirmaet Meltdvedt, Komnæs & Co
  • 1987–1988
    Deputy Judge, Tromsø district court
  • 1986
    Associate, Advokatfirmaet Hjort
  • 1985–1986
    Executive Officer, Ministry of Justice

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