Julius Berg Kaasin is known for his expertise in intellectual property (IP), dispute resolution and retail. He heads Brækhus' IP team and assists businesses with establishment, enforcement, and commercialization of all IP rights. In addition to retail, Julius primarily works within technology, energy, and pharmaceutical industries. As a former in-house lawyer, Julius is dedicated to finding good commercial solutions. He has also litigated several major IP cases in court, and has an extensive international network.
Under Julius' leadership, Brækhus was awarded Norwegian Trademark Law Firm of the Year at the Managing IP Awards in 2023. Julius has also been recognized by Legal 500, Chambers, Managing IP, IAM Patent, and World Trademark Review. In Norwegian financial magazine Kapital's annual lawyer survey, Julius has won the up & coming category for retail law for the past two years. In 2023, he was also ranked second for intellectual property law.
Julius is passionate about IP and serves as a board member of several key IP associations such as NIR/AIPPI Norway, LES Scandinavia, and NACG. He is an active writer, examiner, and supervisor, as well as a sought-after speaker.
'Julius … has a competent, thorough, and trustworthy presence in every aspect of the support. His competence and insight truly helped us understand the situation – Legal 500, 2023
'The hard-hitting litigator is widely sought after for his commercial mindset when it comes to IP strategies and transactional needs – IAM Patent 1000, 2023
'Julius … has a well-rounded practice encompassing patents, trademarks, and copyrights, as well as deep knowledge of trade secrets and technology rights – IAM Patent 1000, 2022
|2021||Associate Partner, Brækhus Advokatfirma|
|2020 - 2021||Senior Lawyer/Head of Trademarks, GjessingReimers|
|2018 - 2019||Associate, Zacco|
|2017||External supervisor and examiner, University of Oslo and University of Bergen|
|2016 - 2019||Legal Counsel/Attorney-at-Law, Stokke|
|2014 - 2016||Associate, Advokatfirmaet Selmer|
- Board Member and Board Secretary at Norwegian Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (NIR)/AIPPI Norway
- Board Member, Norwegian Anti-Counterfeiting Group, NACG
- Board Member and Board Secretary, Licensing Executives Society Scandinavia (LES Scandinavia)
- Editor and member of editorial team, Norwegian IP blog IPtrollet.no
|2019||Lawyers' practising certificate|
|2014||LL.M. (Master of Laws), IP, Queen Mary University of London|
|2014||Master of Laws, University of Bergen|
|2023||Author of templates and guides for Intellectual Property, Juridika, Universitetsforlaget|
|2021||World Trademark Review|
|2020||Co-Author, Trade Secrets 2020 Guide for Norway, Chambers and Partners|
|2016||Implications of the Unitary Patent System on Amount of Patent Applications and Validations in Norway, published by Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd (NIR)|
|2015||Piracy in Sweden: Remedies for an Unauthorized Upload of a Music Album on the Internet Prior to Official Release in Sweden, Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property Volume 5-2 (2015), Edgar Elgar Publishing|
Winner of "Up & Coming" category in "Retail Law" for the years 2022 and 2023 in the Norwegian Financial Daily Finansavisen's/Kapital's Annual Lawyer Survey. Top 5 in the years 2020 and 2021.
Top 5 in the "Up & Coming" category in "Intellectual Property Law" for the years 2022 (#4) and 2023 (#2) in the Norwegian Financial Daily Finansavisen's/Kapital's Annual Lawyer Survey.