Hanne Heltne

Hanne Heltne has substantial experience within technology and intellectual property law, with main focus on technology, software, IPR and marketing law. She has been inhouse legal counsel for Schibsted and Equinor, and has for many years provided legal advice and negotiated commercial agreements regarding research and development, innovation, investments, M&A and different types of commercialization of technology, as well as handling of disputes related to technology and IPR. Heltne in particular works towards the technology, media, energy, oil service, fisheries, retail, wellness and pharma sectors.

‘Hanne Heltne is our lead for all IPR-related questions. Very knowledgeable and pragmatic, flexible and easy to work with.’

‘Hanne Heltne is an excellent, skilled lawyer and very responsive and represented us well in negotiations with other parties, and we were proud to have her as our outside counsel.’

‘Hanne Heltne combines legal knowledge with a solid commercial understanding, and is always a pleasure to work with.’

Legal 500 (2024) – Next Generation Partner


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Partner, CLP (2020 -)
Senior Legal Counsel, Schibsted ASA (2018 – 2020)
Leading Legal Counsel, Equinor ASA (2009 – 2018)
Associate/Senior Lawyer, Schjødt (2003 – 2009)


Cand. jur., University of Oslo (2003)
European Community Law, University of Edinburgh (2002)