Rune Nordengen


Mobile: +47 951 07 590

Main work areas

Commercial law with a particular emphasis on market and intellectual property law, contracts, competition law, public procurements, privacy and labour law.

Acts for a number of Norwegian and international companies on questions of intellectual property rights and market law as well as providing general legal advice. His client companies include familiar brand names such as Puma and Timberland, as well as a number of pharmaceutical companies. He has broad experience in pursuing counterfeit products.

He has acted for clients in competition law cases in both Norway and at EEA level. He has also advised a number of public authorities and local authorities on procurements.

Litigation experience from the district court, court of appeal and Supreme Court, especially within the areas of patent, trademark, market, contract and labour law.

Lecturing experience.

Chambers and Partners Europe says:

“‘Up-and-coming Rune Nordengen receives great feedback from clients, one of whom says: “I was extremely impressed with his understanding of our products and services.” Nordengen advises on patent infringement and marketing law and has particular experience of counterfeit goods.”

Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo, 2001
LLM European and International Trade Law, University of Leicester, England, 2001

Professional experience
Partner, Bull & Co, 2013 –
Senior Lawyer, Bull & Co, 2009-2013
Senior Associate, Bull & Co, 2006-2009
Associate, Bull & Co, 2001-2006

Director, Oslo Havebyselskap, 2007-
External Examiner, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law, 2008-
Member, Norwegian Bar Association
Member, Norwegian Group AIPPI
Member, Norwegian Copyright Association
Member, Norwegian Marketing Law Association
Member, Norwegian Association for Law and IT
Member, Norwegian Labour Law Association

Fagpressens Internetthåndbok (2001), co-author
Ny forbrukerkjøpslov – en oversikt (2002), article published on the website
Competition Laws of Europe, 2nd edition (Butterworths, 2002), co-author
Hvilke regler gjelder for parallellimport? (2009), article published on the website
A Q & A guide to data protection law in Norway, PLC, Data Protection Handbook 2009/10, co-author

Nordic languages