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Kyrre Tangen Andersen


CMS Kluge
Olav Kyrres gate 21 (Herbarium)
NO-4005 Stavanger
PO Box 277
NO-4068 Stavanger
Languages Norwegian, English

Kyrre Tangen Andersen works both in Kluge’s Energy Department and in Kluge's ICT/IP Law Department. He is also active in Kluge's Litigation and Public Procurement Department, and has a broad practice that involves ongoing assistance, with a special focus on IP management and strategy, project execution related to the development of oil fields and dispute assignments.

Kyrre Tangen Andersen is an experienced litigator and has participated in several large cases both before the ordinary courts and before courts of arbitration, including disputes related to oil and gas contracts (with a very substantial amount in dispute), as well as patent and general IP infringements.

With respect to the area of intellectual property law, Tangen Andersen has a central IP-position at Kluge’s Stavanger office, with a broad focus encompassing all types of intellectual property rights (IPR), and all aspects of IPR, from the start-up and establishment phases, contract negotiations, sales and acquisitions, and in connection with disputes. Whilst the assistance encompasses cases in all areas of ICT/IP law, Tangen Andersen has a special focus on copyright law, design rights, distinguishing marks, patent law and ICT law.

He also regularly works with the drafting and review of contracts and contract strategies in a broad variety of different areas of the law, for both public and private clients, based both on contract standards and other contract structures, including the drafting of new systems of contracts.

Kyrre Tangen Andersen has also assisted a number of power companies with both legal opinions and disputes.

He regularly holds lectures on various legal subjects in various venues, especially with respect to the protection of intellectual property rights. Further, Kyrre Tangen Andersen holds client-oriented courses on intellectual property rights. In addition, he has assignments as a lecturer at the University of Stavanger.

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Relevant experience

  • 2019 - Partner, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
  • 2017 - 2018 Associate Partner, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
  • 2015 - 2016 Senior Lawyer, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
  • 2012 - 2015 Senior Associate, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
  • 2010 - 2012 Associate, Kluge Advokatfirma AS
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Lectures list

  • Lecturer on various customer seminars and courses.
    He has published on engineering and intellectual property law in the publication Teknisk Ukeblad.
  • Kyrre Tangen Andersen is also responsible for Kluge's Entrepreneurial Assistance Programme (Gründerhjelpen) in Stavanger.
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  • 2010 Master of Law, University of Bergen
  • 2004 Studies in History, University of Stavanger
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