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Ellen-Katrine Thrap-Meyer, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Intellectual Property. Member of Advokatene Haavind & Haga DA.


Thrap-Meyer, Ellen-Katrine was born on March 27, 1962 in Oslo, Norway.


University of Oslo (Candidate in Jurisprudence, 1994). Spoken languages: The Scandinavian Languages and English.


Worked at Advokatene Haavind & Haga DA (Oslo) specializing in General Business Law, Tax, Company, Commercial and International Law, Public Law, Copyright, Entertainment Law, Trademark, Patents (Litigation only), Unfair Competition, Probate, Real Estate Planning, Bank and Monetary Law, Product Liability, Employment Law, EEA Law. Research Assistant, University of Oslo, Norwegian Center for Computers and Law, 1987 and 1983-1994. Author: "The Consumer Protection Act and Computers," Oslo, 1989.

Co-Author: "Computerprogrammes and Legal Classification," Oslo, 1990. Advokatene Haavind & Haga is the result of the merger in 1991 of Advokatene Haavind medical Flere and Advokatene Haga. Wahlstrom & Company (established in 1893 and1946 respectively).

The firm is a broadly based commercial firm, handling most aspects of work. The firm has close links and associations with similar practises worldwide, particularly in Scandinavia. The firm is loosely organised into departments headed by one or two of the 18 partners.

However, the majority of the partners have experience in most aspects of the firm's practice. The commercial side of the practice has always been broad, and there is a considerable amount of work undertaken in all areas of general commercial law, particularly in company and tax law, intellectual property, competition and construction law, banking and finance and labour law. The firm has always been among the larger Oslo firms, and its partners have often served as external board members to important companies in the Norwegian industrial and commercial society.

The firm's emphasis is in the field of business. Through practice, the lawyers have extensive trade insight to industries problems and challenges. Our clients are private parties, institutions, municipalities and public organizations.

The firm consists of 24 lawyers.


  • Other Work

    • Author: "The Consumer Protection Act and Computers," Oslo, 1989.