Sindre Fossum

Patent Attorney
M. Sc. Mechanical Engineering

Sindre Fossum is a Patent Attorney specializing in the field of mechanics. He has previously worked with product development within various industries, and has extensive experience with developing both low and high volume products. Sindre works with patent drafting, prosecution and IP consultancy in general.

Contact information:

Visiting address:

Filipstad brygge 1
0252 Oslo

Extended profile

As a Patent Attorney, Sindre provides advice to clients in many different matters related to patents, including drafting and prosecution, oppositions, novelty searches and freedom-to-operate investigations. He has extensive experience in helping start-ups and early phase companies safeguard their rights, as well as providing IP consultancy to established companies. With hands-on experience from product development and production, Sindre has a keen eye for identifying a client’s needs.

Sindre graduated in 2005 with a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Department of Engineering Design and Materials, with exchange studies at University of Technology, Sydney. His first employment was at Eker Design, where he worked on developing sports cars and leisure boats. He then moved on to developing aluminium wheels for Swedish and German automakers at Fundo Wheels. After working as a structural engineer at EDR Medeso for a few years, Sindre joined the IP business when he started at Zacco Norway in 2012. Sindre has since been working with immaterial property rights, and patent consultancy in general.

Sindre joined AWA in 2021.

Practice areas

  • Analyses & searches
  • IP Strategy
  • Litigation (patent)
  • Oppositions
  • Patent, contentious
  • Patent, prosecution

Industry expertise

  • Automotive
  • Cleantech
  • Electronics
  • Energy, gas, oil & power
  • Mechanics
  • Materials technology & nanotech
  • Medtech
  • Building & construction
  • Manufacturing & process technology
  • Clothing

Prior experience

  • Patent Attorney, Zacco Norway AS, 2012-2021
  • Structural Analysis Consultant, EDR & Medeso AS, 2009-2012
  • Development Engineer, Fundo Wheels AS, 2006-2009
  • 3D Engineer, Eker Design AS, 2005-2006


  • Norwegian
  • English


  • M. Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 2001-2005