ITechLaw 2010 European Conference

28–29 October 2010 • Berlin, Germany • Hotel Adlon Kempinski

Haakon Opperud
Associate Partner, Thommessen; Oslo, Norway

Haakon Opperud heads his firm's IT group and is a member of the firm’s M&A group, handling IT/IP and other tech issues.  He specializes in a variety of IT contracts, e-commerce, outsourcing, other technology law matters, IPR, and M&A involving the technology sector.  Haakon Opperud has assisted on a substantial number of the largest IT contracts awarded over the last 10 years in Norway, including the four largest deals within IT sourcing awarded in the last four years.  His passion for IT law started in the mid-nineties, when he assisted for several years in the largest and most complex IT dispute that has so far occurred in Norway.  He advises several of the leading national and international players within these sectors in Norway, as well as assisting national players abroad by organizing legal assistance in multiple jurisdictions.

Haakon Opperud frequently lectures within his field.  He is top-rated in listings such as Legal 500 Europe, and Who's Who.  He is a board member or member of several IT and IT Law organizations, and he serves as a local representative and on the Board of Directors for ITechLaw.