RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Legal regulation of invention and development, in particular for gene-, bio- and nanotechnology.
  • International regulation of intellectual property. Particular specialisation in international intellectual property rights, as patent law, plant breeders'rights and sui generis legal systems.
  • Regulation of property rights to genetic resources and genetic material. Specialised in legislation regulating Access to and Benefit Sharing from use of Genetic Resources. The Convention on Biological Diversity and the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.
  • Theory of law and the background problems for legal systems and legal argumentation.
  • Interest and broad experience on Environmental law. Implementation of international law in domestic legislation.
     
BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Academic background
Cand. jur., University of Oslo, 2001 (International Environmental Law, Costa Rican Law, Methodology of Law)

Professional experience

  • Teaching at the Universities of Oslo and Tromsø (since 1999).
  • Assistant Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Hjort (2001-2002).
  • Research Assistant in International Environmental Law (University of Oslo, 1998-2000).

BOOKS

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PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

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OTHER PUBLICATIONS

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