About us

Håmsø Patentbyrå

Håmsø Patentbyrå AS was established in 1950 as an independent consulting company, specialising in patents and other intellectual property rights for domestic and international clients.

Today, Håmsø is one of Norway's largest domestic patent application agencies, offering patent, trademark and design application services, translations, licensing, legal disputes and representation before Norwegian and international patent authorities.

Our staff have university degrees and 4 have Ph. D.'s in fields such as Microbiology, Geotechnology, Material Physics, Petroleum Technology, Physics, Constructional Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry, Law and Languages.

With more than 35 employees we also have a range of qualified administrative staff fully versed in patent law.


We seek experienced Patent Attorneys - apply here

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Gunnar Håmsø

Juris Doctorate from UiB 1986. Associate 1986 - 1988. Case handler at Håmsø since 1986. Leader in the legal department at Håmsø since 1990. European patent attorney. CEO of Håmsø since 2014.