Rikard Mikalsen

Senior Partner

Patent Attorney

Eur.Ing., Ph.D., LL.M.

+49 40 5726 1134 / +49 170 791 8247

rikard.mikalsen@zacco.com

Hamburg,Oslo

Rikard did his first degree in Marine Engineering and holds a Ph.D. in Thermal Power Systems as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Newcastle University (UK).

He has an extensive research and publication track record within combustion engine and energy systems technology, marine control engineering, and intellectual property law. Rikard previously worked as an in-house IP analyst at Aker Solutions and as Head of Intellectual Property for MHWirth, a leading provider of offshore drilling systems and services. He joined Zacco in 2016.

Rikard speaks Norwegian, English and German fluently.

Areas Of Expertise

Patents
Patent Drafting
Patent Prosecution
Oppositions and Appeals
Patent Litigation Support
Freedom to Operate
Landscape Analysis
Prior Art Search
Patent Monitoring
Patent Strategy

IP Strategy
Strategy Development
Strategy Implementation
IP Audit
Due Diligence
IP Risk Management
Workshops and Coaching
Portfolio Management

Competence Areas
Automotive
Energy
GreenTech (Cleantech)
Mechanics
Maritime
Offshore
Aquaculture
Fish Farming