Espen Riseng

Associate Lawyer

About Espen Riseng
Espen Riseng works with intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, copyright. Espen also works with tech law, including privacy, IT-contracts and digital brands. He joined Zacco in 2019. Espen received his law degree from the University of Bergen in 2016, after an exchange semester at the University of Illinois College of Law with patent law as his area of specialization.
Espen came from a position as legal advisor for the University of Oslo in the research management office, where he gained valuable experience drafting and reviewing collaboration agreements, NDAs and other types of contracts. He previously worked for the Norwegian Board of Appeal for Industrial Property Rights (KFIR), where he also served as Secretary for The Mediation Board for Employee Inventions. Between 2018 and 2019, Espen has also been working as Legal Advisor at Banduro AI, a Norwegian innovation company working on services using artificial intelligence and propriety natural language processing technology.
Areas of expertise
  • Patent Oppositions and Appeals
  • Privacy (GDPR, Cloud Act, Data Protection Act)
  • Portfolio Handling and Paralegal Services
  • Trademark and Design Cancellation Actions
  • Licensing
  • Trademark and Design Monitoring and Watch
  • Patent Litigation
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Trademark Enforcement
  • Translation
  • Trademark and Design Clearance Searches
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Online Brand Protection
  • Contracts and agreements
  • Domain Name Acquisitions
  • Trade Secrets protection
  • Software licensing and open source
  • IT Agreements
  • Digital Brand Disputes and Enforcement
  • Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Trademark Oppositions
  • Copyright
Industry Expertise
  • Retail
  • IT & Software
  • Sustainability / GreenTech / CleanTech
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Offshore
Technical field
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electronics
  • Machine Learning
  • Digitalization
  • Computer Sciences