Harald Sommerstad joined Zacco in December 2013 as an Attorney at Law. Harald came from a position as Attorney at law from Bull & Co Advokatfirma, where he worked from 2010, and prior to that he worked in the collective management organization, Kopinor. Harald is currently also in charge of the Copyright- and contract law seminars at BI Norwegian Business School, and is coauthor of the book ”Immaterielle rettigheter i et nøtteskall”, which was published in 2014.
Harald has extensive experience from the music business. He has been the chairman of the board in the collecting society, Gramo and in Norway’s biggest artist-organisation, Gramart. He has been a board member at Music Export Norway and in several commercial companies.
Harald works primarily within the field of intellectual property rights, his speciality being copyright law and marketing law (hereunder unfair competition). He also has experience from working with labour law issues and company law. Harald graduated from the University of Oslo, faculty of law, in 2001.