Håmsø Patentbyrå ANS was established in 1950 as an independent consulting company, specialising in patents and other intellectual property rights for domestic and international clients. Today, Håmsø is one of Norway's largest domestic patent application agencies, offering patent, trademark and design application services, translations, licensing, legal disputes, representation before the Norwegian and European Patent Offices, and legal and technical expert advice in intellectual property matters. Our staff come from a range of backgrounds and offer degree-level knowledge of microbiology, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, hydrotechnical engineering, geology, electronics, law and linguistics. We also have experience within manufacturing, service, and research. With over 40 employees, including employees of six different nationalities, we have a range of qualified administrative staff fully versed in patent law; we cooperate closely with licensed consultants and government-authorised translators.