Fredrik Martinsen European Patent Attorney AWA Oslo, Norway

Fredrik Martinsen

Partner, European Patent Attorney
Ph.D. Applied Physics

Fredrik Martinsen is a European Patent Attorney with experience across a wide range of technical fields including physics, energy, materials and electronics.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Drammensveien 151
0277 Oslo, Norway

Extended profile

Fredrik graduated in 2011 with an M.Sc. in Physics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) specialising in aluminum alloys. This was followed by a Ph.D. in applied physics directed at the development of solar cells made from silicon optical fibers.

During this period, Fredrik also worked as a Research Assistant within material quality studies on Al-Mg-Si alloys and the development of production techniques and purification methods for silicon microfibers.

After his studies he joined the Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) in Oslo, where he worked on the development and commercialisation of functional nanomaterials for use in smart windows, gaining IP experience as an inventor on several patent applications and the uses of IP in business development.

In 2016, Fredrik received the Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation Award of the Year – Prize in Physics. The Foundation awards the best doctoral student in the natural sciences.



  • IP Strategy
  • Oppositions
  • Patents


  • Electronics
  • Materials
  • Mechanics
  • Software & IT


  • English
  • French
  • Norwegian

Prior experience

  • Patent Attorney, Bryn Aarflot AS, 2017-2021
  • Researcher, Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), 2015-2017


  • Ph.D. Applied Physics, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, 2015
  • M.Sc. Physics, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, 2011


  • European Patent Attorney


  • epi
  • NIR