Kristina Stenvik

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Private Law
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Research interests

  • Intellectual Property law
  • Market Law
  • Contract Law
  • Tort Law


Kristina has a Master of Laws degree from 2016 (UiO). She wrote her master’s thesis within the field of patent law, titled: “Patent protection of medical methods - A comparative analysis of European and US law”. She also has an LLM in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law from Fordham University in New York.

Kristina has previously worked as an associate in the law firm Thommessen, primarily within the fields of intellectual property law, marketing law, and general contracts- and company law, and as a university lecturer. Employed as Doctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Private Law since August 1st 2020.

The topic of the PhD-project is the test for determining copyright infringement in Europe. The topic will be approached from a human rights perspective, where the balancing of copyright against other fundamental rights and freedoms, and the effect this has on the infringement assessment, will be explored. The working title of the project is: "Balancing the Protection of Authorship and Individual Freedom - Establishing Copyright Infringement under European Law". Learn more about the project.

Published Mar. 4, 2019 11:46 AM - Last modified Aug. 21, 2020 2:16 PM