European Patent Attorney | Partner


Email: kjell.arne.hoff@patent.no
Phone: +47 51 60 51 51
Cell: +47 97 00 62 63


Kjell Arne Hoff

European Patent Attorney | Partner


Employed since 2008. Partner since 2019. Registered European Patent Attorney.

Kjell Arne left Nutreco Acuaculture Research Centre after 19 years of employment. In ARC he worked with medical registration of fish drugs. He was project manager for development of a new medicine towards sea lice. For eight years Kjell Arne was head of the Fish feed production research department in ARC. In addition, Kjell Arne was responsible for the patent portfolio of Nutreco Aquaculture.

Kjell Arne lectures intellectual property rights at the University of Stavanger, Norway. He has served as appointed expert judge in patent cases at Oslo City Court and Borgarting Court of Appeal. Kjell Arne has delivered a number of lectures to customers and industry about IPR and patenting strategy.

Kjell Arne has extensive experience in drafting patent applications as well as filing oppositions and appeals. He has a wide range of customers especially within aquaculture, fisheries, petroleum industry and consumer goods.

Kjell Arne holds a PhD in marine microbiology from the University of Bergen, Norway. His thesis focused on the fish pathogenic bacterium Vibrio salmonicida. His working languages are English and Norwegian, and with some basic knowledge in German.

Area of expertise:

Aquaculture, feed technology, biotechnology and petroleum technology.