Bugge Arentz-Hansen & Rasmussen is a prestigious Norwegian law firm with one office in Oslo. Its IP team is made up of 16 lawyers including six partners. The IP team is led by Are Stenvik and the TMT team is fronted by Lars Norheim.
The firm's strength lies in patent litigation and it has acted for patent originators such as Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi. Furthermore, the firm has acted for key domestic media and telecoms providers such as Modern Times Group (MTG), Viasat and TV3.
The firm acted for Novartis in its patent infringement case against generic manufacturer Actavis, with respect to its product Diovan. It also represented AstraZeneca in its patent infringement case against Krka, concerning its generic escitalopram product.
Additionally, BA-HR's strength in M&A positions it well in handling IP due diligence and licensing. It retains its tier 1 ranking in patent contentious and tier 2 in trade mark/copyright contentious.