Magnus Ødegaard

Partner | Lawyer

Magnus Ødegaard is an expert in copyright law and other IPR, privacy law including GDPR, procurement law and general law of contract, and also works with e-commerce law and marketing law in relation to her industry expertise. Magnus advises Norwegian and international clients within the technology and media industries, with a special focus on IT Tech industry, e-sports and gaming and security & compliance. He works with enterprise that shall protect and enter into agreements with customers regarding commercial use of own or third parties products or services especially within the IT & Media business sector, i.e. contracts regarding licensing, transfer or use of cloud services, domain names, databases or apps.

Work experience

  • 2007 - present

    Bing Hodneland Law Firm


  • 2005 - 2007

    Atea AS

    The largest supplier of IT infrastructure products and services in the Nordic region: Attorney and head of legal department

  • 2000 - 2005

    Wiersholm, Mellbye & Bech Law Firm

    Attorney and member of Infomedia Department

  • 1996 - 1997

    Norwegian Research Centre for Computers and Law, Faculty of Law University of Oslo

    Scientific research assistant


  • 1991 - 1999

    University of Oslo

    Cand. jur., specialization in Copyright law and ICT law


  • 2022

    IP STARS rankings Norway

    Trade mark star 2022

  • 2022

    IP STARS rankings Norway

    Copyright star 2022

  • 2022

    IAE Group rankings Norway

    Privacy Law Award winner

  • 2021

    IP STARS rankings Norway

    Trade mark star 2021

  • 2021

    IP STARS rankings Norway

    Copyright star 2021

  • 2018

    Book regarding privacy and GDPR

    «Personvern – publisering og behandling av personopplysninger” written together with Jon Wessel-Aas, published by Gyldendal Norsk Forlag

  • 2014 - 2022

    Law comments to Act regarding integrated circuits

    Continuing the law comments Jon Bing started «Lovkommentarer for Lov om vern av kretsmønstre for integrerte kretser» (digital law comment book in Norwegian), published by Gyldendal Rettsdata

  • 2011 - 2018

    Member of Domeneklagenemnda

    Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee regarding the Norwegian top level domain .NO

  • 2012 - 2014

    The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review

    Author together with Jon Wessel-Aas og Olav Torvund of the chapter «Norway» in the book “The Technology, Media and Telecommunications Review” ), published internationally by Law Business Research

  • 2012

    The Handbook of European Intellectual Property Management

    Author of the chapter «Five Important Things to Keep in Mind When Entering into Royalty Agreements», published internationally by Kogan Page

  • 2002 - 2005

    Editor of the web site that contained links to acts in Norway, the EU and internationally regarding freedom of speech, privacy, ecommerce, intellectual property rights (IPR) and ICT law

  • 2002

    Book regarding ICT law

    Editor of the book «Infomediarett» written by Ødegaard and other lawyers in Wiersholm law firm, published by Cappelen Damm Akademisk

  • 1997

    Book regarding Copyright in a digital world

    Author together with Anders Mediaas Wagle of the book “Opphavsrett i en digital verden”, published by Cappelen Akademisk Forlag