Kyrre 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 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, Kyrre 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, Kyrre 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 has also assisted a number of power companies with both legal opinions and disputes.
Kyrre regularly holds lectures on various legal subjects in various venues, especially with respect to the protection of intellectual property rights. Further, Kyrre holds client-oriented courses on intellectual property rights. In addition, Kyrre has assignments as a lecturer at the University of Stavanger.
Kyrre is also responsible for Kluge's Entrepreneurial Assistance Programme (Gründerhjelpen) in Stavanger.
Kyrre has contributed to the Norwegian chapter of the Legal 500 Litigation Country Comparative Guides 2019 and the chapter of the Legal500 Intellectual Property 3rd Edition Country Comparative Guide 2019 with a Hot Topic-article: “Trademark law and the criteria of distinctiveness”.