Julius Berg Kaasin is known for his expertise in intellectual property rights (IP) such as trademarks, copyrights, patents and designs. He also specialises in unfair competition law, trade secrets law and technology law. Julius assists clients with establishment, enforcement and commercialisation of all types of IP rights, and he has broad industry experience from retail and technology, also from many years as in-house Legal Counsel at baby and juvenile equipment manufacturer Stokke. Julius' also assist clients in media, energy, FMCG and pharmaceutical industries.

Julius has extensive experience with complex contract negotiations for all types of commercial contracts, development of IP strategies, as well as purchase and sale of technology companies. He is also an experienced litigator.

Julius is also frequently recognised for his expertise in intellectual property rights, most recently by World Trademark Review (2023), Legal 500 (2023), IAM Patent 1000 (2022) and Chambers and Partners (2017). He also won the category “Up & Coming” in the “Retail/Merchandising law” category of Finansavisen’s lawyer survey for 2021 and 2022, where he was also ranked in 2019 (#4) and 2020 (#5). He was also ranked by Finansavisen in the area of “Intellectual property rights” for 2021 (#4) and 2022 (#2).

Julius is a Board Member at the Norwegian Association for the Protection of Industry Property (NIR)/the Norwegian AIPPI Group, the Norwegian Anti-Counterfeiting Group (NACG), and Licensing Executives Society Scandinavia (LES Scandinavia).

He is also a supervisor and examiner for master’s thesis with subjects in intellectual property law and related areas of law at the University of Oslo and University of Bergen. Julius is also the Editor of the Norwegian IP blog IP-trollet (" the IP Troll"), and is a popular speaker in his areas of expertise, including lectures and programmes for the Norwegian Center for Continuing Legal Education (Juristenes Utdanningssenter – JUS) and the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (Patentstyret).#4)

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)
  • Member of The Norwegian Copyright Association
  • Member of The International Trademarks Association (INTA)
  • Member of European Communities Trademark Association
2019 Lawyers' practising certificate
2014 LL.M. (Master of Laws), IP, Queen Mary University of London
2014 Master of Laws, University of Bergen
2022 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)
2016 Contributor and Member of the Editorial Board, iptrollet.no
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
Practitioner of the Year/Trademark Firm of the Year (nominated) 2023
Recommended (2023) Intellectual Property Legal 500 2023

"Julius Berg Kassin has a competent, thorough and trustworthy presence in every aspect of the support. His competence and insight truly helped us understand the situation. In the process after the proceedings he also helped us gain valuable learning from what we experienced."

Recommended Expert Prosecution and Strategy WTR 1000 (World Trademark Review) 2023
Ranked (Bronze) Enforcement and Litigation WTR 1000 (World Trademark Review) 2023
Up & Coming, winner (2021, 2022 and 2023) Merchandising/retail law Finansavisen/Kapital (Annual Lawyer Survey) 2023
Up & Coming, top 5 (2021-2023) Intellectual Property Finansavisen/Kapital (Annual Lawyer Survey) 2023
"Recommended individual" Transactions (IP related) IAM Patent 1000 2022
"Recommended expert" IP IAM Patent 1000 2022
Up & Coming, top 5 (2020 and 2021) Merchandising/retail law Finansavisen (Annual Lawyer Survey) 2021
Recommended (2017) Intellectual Property Chambers and Partners 2017