Partner, European Patent Attorney
Bodil Sollie Hjelsvold
Bodil works as Norwegian and European professional representative within the field of patent and design law, specialized in the area of biotechnology, aquaculture and mechanics. She deals principally with preparation and prosecution of patent applications in Norway and abroad, as well as with oppositions, freedom-to-operate analysis, conflicts, and the evaluation of infringements in patent rights.
Bodil has worked as a professional representative since 1998, and joined Acapo in 2013. Bodil holds a master degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, majoring in Chemistry/Biotechnology. She completed her professional patent education through the Scandinavian Patent Attorney Society in Stockholm, and passed the final exam in 2004. She is also a qualified European Patent Attorney. She is also a qualified European Patent Attorney. In 2019 Bodil qualified as litigator at the United Patent Court in Europe.
Bodil is a native Norwegian speaker, is proficient in English and has some experience in German.
She is a member of EPI, FICPI and NPF (Norwegian association for Patent attorneys, a national FICIP organization in Norway).