Act respecting the right to employees' inventions
The act provides the employer with all rights to commercial exploitation of an employee's invention, given that the employee in question is remunerated.
Act relating to biobanks
The act regulates the use of biological material that is part of a biobank.
Act relating to biobanks (.pdf)
Through this act, the creator of a design (the designer) may acquire by registration protection of the product design (i.e. the appearance) and an exclusive exploitation right; i.e. produce, introduce to the market, sell etc.
Forskrifter til helseregisterloven (in Norwegian only)
Forskriftene gir utdypende bestemmelser til Helseregisterloven. Det er egne forskrifter for de store sentrale registrene, som Dødsårsaksregisteret, Kreftregisteret, Medisinsk fødselsregister etc.
Forskrift om klinisk utprøving av legemidler til mennesker (in Norwegian only)
Forskriften gir regler om klinisk utprøving, herunder multisenterutprøving, av legemidler til mennesker, og gjelder utprøving både på pasienter og på friske personer.
The Public Administration Act
The act is a general administration act that regulates the administrative procedure of all public bodies. It applies to state-owned, municipal, regional and local administrative bodies.
Gene Technology Act
The purpose of the act is to ensure that the production and use of genetically modified organisms and the production of cloned animals take place in an ethically justifiable and socially acceptable manner, in accordance with the principle of sustainable development and without adverse effects on health and the environment.
The Health Research Act
The purpose of the act is to promote good and ethically sound medical and health research and it applies to all medical and health research on human beings, human biological material or personal health data.
Helseforskningsforskriften (in Norwegian only)
Forskriften gir nærmere regler om organiseringen av medisinsk og helsefaglig forskning; blant annet om internkontroll, forskningsansvarliges plikter og prosjektleders plikter.
The Health Personnel Act
The act should contribute to safety for patients and quality within the health service as well as trust in both health personnel and the health service.
The Research Ethics Act
The act seeks to ensure that research carried out by public and private institutions is conducted in accordance with recognised ethical standards.
Act relating to the protection of layout-deigns for integrated circuits
The act regulates the exclusive right to layout-designs for integrated circuits, including its scope and limitations.
Layout-designs Act (.pdf)
Pasient- og brukerrettighetsloven (in Norwegian only)
Loven skal bidra til å sikre befolkningen lik tilgang på helsehjelp av god kvalitet ved å gi pasienter rettigheter overfor helsetjenesten.
The act lays out the conditions for obtaining a patent, the legal effects of patenting, the actions which are subject to the consent of the patent holder as well as the extent of the patent.
Personal Data Act
The purpose of the act is to protect natural persons from violation of their right to privacy through the processing of personal data.
Personal Data Act (.pdf)
Personal Data Regulations
The regulations provides detailed rules for the use of personal data
Personal Data Regulations (.pdf)
Act relating to universities and university colleges
In some cases the act regulates the administrative procedures of universities and university colleges, while in other cases it simply lays down guidelines for the internal regulations of the individual educational institution.
Through this act an inventor may acquire an exclusive right to commercial exploitation of a trademark, i.e. to use a trademark consisting of figures, words or word connection as a distinctive sign for goods and/or services.
Åndsverksloven (in Norwegian only)
Loven beskytter åndsverk; dvs. litterære, vitenskapelige og kunstneriske verk, samt prestasjoner som har tilknytning til åndsverkene. Innenfor de grenser som er angitt i denne loven, har skaperen av åndsverket enerett til å råde over åndsverket i form av tilgjengeliggjøring og eksemplarframstilling.