Lisa Digernes


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Main work areas

Lisa has broad international experience within technology and intellectual property law and was a practicing lawyer in New York for more than 10 years.

She assists various players within film, media and entertainment with e.g. contract negotiations and the establishment of rights in Norway and abroad. Her focus is particularly on the film/TV, publishing and art industries.

Within technology, her clients range from start-ups to international companies, for whom she works on drafting licensing agreements and cooperation agreements. Lisa often works closely with her clients when agreement negotiations take place in English. She also assists with technology and intellectual property issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions.

Chambers and Partners Global recognises Lisa as Foreign Expert for the United States on intellectual property law.

Work experience
Partner, Bull & Co, 2020–
Attorney and Senior attorney, Advokatfirmaet Ræder, 2012–2019
Partner, Cowan, Debaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, 2011–2012
Lawyer, Cowan, Debaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, 2002–2011
Trainee, World Intellectual Property Organization, 2002
Trainee, Office of Legal Affairs, United Nations Headquarters, New York, 2000

Board competence course at BI Norwegian Business School, 2018
LL.M. in Intellectual Property, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, 2001-2002
Law studies, University of Greenwich, London, England, 1998
Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo, 1994-2000

Board member and then chairman of the Board of Oslo Kunstforening, 2013–
Board member and then chairman of AS, 2016-

Norwegian Copyright Association
The Norwegian Bar Association

Lisa arranges courses and seminars for companies and organisations and has been invited to the Norwegian Industrial Property Office and BI Norwegian Business School. In 2016, she was invited to a panel discussion at the Producers Guild of America in New York on the topic of international co-production agreements.

She has previously contributed to several publications for the Media Law Resource Center in the United States.