Karine Mathisen, Trademark and design attorney, AWA Oslo, Norway

Karine Mathisen

Trademark and Design Attorney

Karine is a Trademark and Design Attorney. She has extensive experience with intellectual property law after more than twelve years working at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO) as a Lawyer.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Hoffsveien 1A
0275 Oslo,

Extended profile

Karine handled both design and trademark matters as a Senior Legal Advisor at the NIPO. She represented the Office and Norway at international meetings organised by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

As a Design and Trademark Attorney at AWA, she assists clients with all areas of intellectual property including strategy, negotiations and contracts, pre-searching, conflicts and assignment.


  • Agreements
  • Branding
  • Design
  • IP Strategy
  • Marketing law
  • Oppositions
  • SPCs - Supplementary Protection Certificates
  • Trademarks

Prior experience

  • Senior Legal Advisor, The Norwegian Industrial Property Office, 2010-2022


  • Norwegian
  • English


  • Master of Law (LL.M), Intellectual Property Law and Policy, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 2009
  • Master of Law (Cand. Jur), University of Oslo, Norway, 2005