Thor joined Zacco in 2006 and is the Regional Director for Zacco in Norway, Germany and the UK.
Thor´s previous positions in Zacco have been as the Manager of the Patent and Design Division and as an Attorney at Law where he primarily worked with disputes regarding infringement of intellectual property rights, coordination of patent litigation and IP strategy matters.
Thor received his law degree (Cand. Jur.) in 1996 from the University of Oslo with a specialization in intellectual property law.
Thor has working experience from the Norwegian Patent Office, as an in-house lawyer in Telenor ASA where he primarily worked with patent strategy and as an Attorney at Law at a general lawfirm.
Thor is a member of the Norwegian Bar and the Norwegian Association for Copyright, Norsk Forening for Industriell Rettsbeskyttelse (NIR), the Norwegian Association for Competition and Marketing Law and AIPPI. Thor is also ranked as a recommended individual by IAM Patent 1000 for 2018.