Harald Bjelke


Harald Bjelke's core practice areas include technology and digitalisation, IT, media and entertainment, intellectual property rights (copyright law, trademarks, design and patent), data protection law, marketing law, public procurement and contract law.

Examples of cases Bjelke works with:

  • Advising clients on data protection rules (GDPR – the EU General Data Protection Regulation), including guidance in all phases, reviewing agreements, data processor agreements, privacy policies and consent texts.
  • Securing and administering copyrights, business concepts, patents, trademarks and other hallmarks.
  • Supply agreements, distributor agreements and various licencing agreements
  • IT procurements
  • Agreements for TV and movie productions
  • Assisting businesses in copyright infringement and "passing-off" cases
  • Publishing agreements
  • Rights to music
  • Assist businesses or the media in defamation and freedom of speech cases
  • Dispute resolution - litigation

Before joining Tenden in May 2017, Bjelke was a partner in the technology and intellectual property department in the law firm Bull & Co in Oslo. He also has background from, among others, the national broadcaster NRK's legal department and the law firms Selmer and Steenstrup Stordrange in Oslo.

  • Work experience
  • Education
  • Other
  • 2017
    Tenden Advokatfirma ANS
  • 2014 - 2017
    Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS
  • 2013 - 2014
    Steenstrup Stordrange DA
  • 2008 - 2013
    Gille Advokater DA
  • 2002 - 2008
    NRK Legal department
  • 1999 - 2002
    Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA
  • 1998 - 1999
    Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Musæus DA
  • 1996 - 1997
    Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law, University of Oslo
    Scientific Assistant