Henrik Rode Partner, European Patent Attorney AWA Oslo, Norway

Henrik Rode

Partner, European Patent Attorney
M.Sc. Marine Technology

Henrik specialises in advising clients on the commercial aspects of IP, with a particular enthusiasm for strategic work including freedom to operate and conflict situations. His technical background is within marine technology, but throughout his career, he has also gained a strong understanding of automation and robotics.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Drammensveien 151
0277 Oslo, Norway

Extended profile

In his previous role, Henrik was responsible for handling an extensive and complex IP portfolio for a large client, which entailed leading a team of 10 patent attorneys, managing a considerable volume of patent filings, engaging in oral proceedings, performing due diligence and advising top-level management on the commercial aspects of IP.

His experience also extends to handling and advising clients from larger corporations to newly formed start-ups on patents and other IP-related matters.


  • Analyses & searches
  • IP due diligence
  • IP Strategy
  • IP Transactions
  • Licensing
  • Litigation
  • Oppositions
  • Patents
  • Trade secrets
  • Utility models


  • Cleantech & Sustainability
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing & process technology
  • Mechanics


  • Danish
  • English
  • Norwegian
  • Swedish

Prior experience

  • European Patent Attorney, Partner, Onsagers AS, 2016-2023
  • Patent Examiner, Norwegian Industrial Property Office, 2014-2016


  • Intellectual Property Course – Patents, Polytechnical University of Milan, 2023
  • LLM, Master of Intellectual Property Law and Management, CEIPI University of Strasbourg, 2017


  • European Patent Attorney


  • FONIP, Foreningen for Norske IP-rådgivere, Member of the Board