D. Heggstad

European Patent Attorney


Senior Partner

Medlemskap: FICPI/NPF

Primary expertise

Jon holds extensive experience in general and strategic patents counselling, patent drafting and prosecution, clearance and IP analysis including due diligence and freedom to operate opinions, as well as patent oppositions, administrative limitation and revocation proceedings, infringement analyses and proceedings, and advising in patent litigation. Jon is also experienced in advising within design. He represents clients before the Norwegian Industrial Property Office, the EPO and PCT authorities, and has acted as an expert judge in the Norwegian court.

He advises national and international clients in particular within oil & gas, renewable energy, general mechanics, offshore exploration and vessels.

Jon has extensive experience in advising start-up businesses and research organizations.


Jon started as an examiner at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office in 1993. He has also been in charge of IP at a Norwegian start up firm where he worked from 1996-1998.

Jon joined Bryn Aarflot in 1998, and has been a partner at the firm since 2005.

Jon is presently representing the Norwegian Patent Attorney Association, NPF, as the Norwegian delegate in the Executive Committee of FICPI, and is a member of a FICPI group discussing industrial design issues.


Jon has given lectures in patent protection and design registrations in general.


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