Anne Sønstevold

Senior Partner
European Patent Attorney
Bergen, Oslo
About Anne Sønstevold
Anne has worked as a Patent Attorney in private practice since 1997, including 3 years in-house experience from the Patent Department of GE Healthcare. She has joined Zacco in 2001. She works with patent consultancy in general, with drafting and prosecution of patent applications within the fields of Chemistry, Life Science, Food Technology and Healthcare. She has broad experience from professional opinions and litigation cases.
Anne has more than 10 year experience as a research scientist at GE Healthcare, the Norwegian Radium Hospital and the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment.  Anne graduated with a M.Sc. degree in Biology (physiology) from the University of Oslo in 1983.
Anne is a member of The Association of Norwegian Patent Agents, The Norwegian Society of Chartered Engineers, NIR, AIPPI and the Norwegian Physiological Association.
Anne is ranked by Managing IP as an IP Star for 2019. She is also a recommended individual in IAM Patent 1000 for 2018 and 2019 by Intellectual Asset Management.
Areas of expertise
  • Patent Oppositions and Appeals
  • Forward Patenting™
  • Patent Litigation
  • IP Audit
  • Strategy Implementation
  • IP Risk Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Competitor Watch
  • Technology Watch
  • Patent Landscaping
  • Freedom to Operate
  • Patent Drafting
  • IP Strategy Development
  • Patent Monitoring
  • Patent prosecution
Industry Expertise
  • Hygiene Products
  • Consumer Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Life Science
  • Food & Beverage
Technical field
  • Food Technology
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Biotechnology