Main work areas
Jenny Sveen Hovda’s areas of specialization include intellectual property rights, marketing law, data protection law and e-commerce. She heads both the IT, privacy and intellectual property team and the Technology and Media, entertainment and culture teams.
Jenny advises large producers of consumer goods on copyright and design protection, and has broad experience in developing and executing strategies in anti-counterfeiting. Industry focuses are furniture, lifestyle, food and media.
She advises on compliance with consumer and advertising regulations in a broad range of media, on packaging and in labeling. Practice includes e-commerce regulations, product placements and sponsorships. Experienced in advising on misleading and unfair commercial practices. This includes bringing complaints and defending cases before regulators, and appeals of regulators decisions.
Jenny manages portfolios and gives strategic advice on trade marks, design and domain names for national and global clients.
In its 2019 and 2020 editions, the ranking agency The Legal 500 recommends practice head Jenny within Intellectual property and describes her as a “consumer goods specialist”. A very satisfied client is quoted as stating that “Jenny Sveen Hovda is a true clients lawyer. She knows the business and is able to provide value, not only in head-to-head negotiations but also in internal matters.” In the domestic market, Jenny was ranked “up & coming” in the Trade category in the most recent peer review for lawyers and law firms in Finansavisen (national business newspaper).
Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo, 2010
Electives: International trade, maritime and contract law, University of Southampton 2010
Partner, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS, 2018-
Attorney and Senior Attorney, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS, 2016-2018
Legal Counsel IPR (secondment), Stokke AS, 2014-2015
Associate, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS, 2012–2014
Legal Adviser, Consumer Ombudsman, 2011-2012
Advertising Law: A Global Legal Perspective (2015), co-author
Marketing directed towards children, article in Young Consumers Journal (2014)
Intellectual Property Law in a nutshell, Gyldendal (2014)
Master thesis: The recipient’s obligation to pay freight (2010)