Tom Eilertsen works mainly with intellectual property law, with a particular emphasis on copyright. He specializes in film, television, publishing, museums, theatres, adventure centers, music, computer games, and media.

Tom also has extensive expertise with employment and assignment contracts within film, television, and entertainment, as well as company law, administrative law, and general contract law. He advises media sector clients on issues such as framework conditions, legislation, and regulations, as well as collective bargaining and framework agreements.

Awards and rankings

The ranking agency The Legal 500 recommends Tom within intellectual property law and describes him as “highly regarded for his knowledge of copyright law in the film, television, museum, theatre, music, and publishing sectors.” In addition, he is recommended within TMT (Technology, Media, and Telecom), where he is called “the go-to name in the market for media companies.”


  • 1978
    Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo

Work experience

  • 2007–
    Partner, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS
  • 2006–2007
    Attorney, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS
  • 2004–2006
    Associate, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS
  • 1987–2004
    Managing Director, Norwegian Film and TV Producers’ Association