Tom G. Eilertsen

Partner

Mobile: +47 907 92 550
Email: te@bullco.no

Main work areas

Intellectual property law with a particular emphasis on copyright, specialising in the areas of film, television, museums, theatres, adventure centres, music, computer games and media. Also works within general labour law and has extensive experience within employment contracts in the film, television and entertainment industry, and company law and general contract law. Advises on framework conditions, legislation, regulations, collective and framework agreements, etc. within the media sector.

Ratings

Most recently, the ranking agency The Legal 500 recommended Tom within Intellectual property in its 2019 and 2020 editions and states this that he once again “is highly regarded for his knowledge of copyright law in the film, television, museum, theatre, music and publishing sectors.” He is also recommended in the TMT category and called “the go-to name in the market for media companies.”

   

Education
Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Oslo, 1987

Professional experience
Partner, Bull & Co, 2007-
Senior Associate, Bull & Co, 2006-2007
Associate, Bull & Co, 2004-2006
Managing director, Norwegian Film and TV Producers’ Association, 1987-2004

Offices and memberships
Chairman of the Board, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS, 2014-
Chairman of the Board, Norwegian Short Film Festival, Grimstad, 2010-
Board Member, Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS, 2010-2014
Board Member, Moskus Film AS 2010-
Board Member, Skofteland Film AS, 2008-
Board Member, Qvisten Animasjon AS, 2007-
Board Member, Cinenord AS, 2004-
Board Member, Films from the South Festival, 1999-
Member, The Council of Experts on Literary, Scientific and Artistic Works, 1989-
AGICOA, Board of directors, 1987-
Director, AGICOA Norge, 1987-
Board Member, CFP-Europe (European federation for commercial film producers), 1987-2005
Member, the Amanda Committee, 1993-2005
Board Member, Gullruten (TV awards show), 1994-2005
Member, the Norwegian Oscars Committee, 1999-2005
Norwegian representative, FIAPF (international federation of film producers), 1987-2005
Board Member, CEPI (European Coordination of Independent Producers), 1998-2005

Publications/lectures
The Norwegian Film School/Lillehammer University College, regular guest lecturer on copyright, labour law, company law, contract law etc.
Norwegian School of Management, lectures on copyright and contract law in the audio-visual sector
Vestfold University College, courses for cinema managers
Volda University College, lectures on copyright
University of Tromsø, lectures on media law and copyright
Nordic Institute of stage and studio, film and TV academy in Oslo, regular guest teacher on copyright, contract and labour law
Centre for Continuing Legal Education, copyright law

Languages
Norwegian
English
German