Intellectual property in Denmark

Bech-Bruun

The ‘impressive, wide-ranging team of IP experts‘ at Bech-Bruun continues to provide advice to domestic and international companies, including Sony, UEFA, and Samsung Bioepis on life sciences and patents work. Claus Barrett Christiansen and Mikkel Friis Rossa jointly lead the team, with Christiansen often advising clients on cases concerning dynamic blocking injunctions regarding trade mark infringement allegations. Klaus Ewald Madsen has a ‘wealth of experience‘ in acting for pharmaceuticals and medical device companies in cases concerning patent infringement issues and the launch of biosimilars, and Jeppe Brinck-Jensen excels in patent and trade secrets litigation. Rated by clients as being ‘among the top IP lawyers in Denmark‘, Dan Bjerg Geary primarily assists with patent and technology licensing work, and often advises on technology transfers and IP strategies. Associate Sisse Langberg Lassen supports the team from Aarhus with her expertise in handling multi-jurisdictional trade mark, design and environmental marketing litigation.

Responsables de la pratique:

Claus Barret Christiansen; Mikkel Friis Rossa

Autres avocats clés:

Klaus Ewald Madsen; Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn; Dan Bjerg Geary; Louise Thornemann; Jeppe Brinck-Nielsen; Sisse Langberg Lassen

Les références

‘Really strong and specialised focus on bio and pharma patent litigation.’

‘Klaus Ewald Madsen and the team have a wealth of experience, are great team players, and are extremely easy to work with. Klaus is highly recommended for his experience, and his really good practical advice, especially in life sciences.’

‘Bech-Bruun’s IP department continues to be top of the game and delivers high-level advice on complex issues. It boasts an impressive, wide-ranging team of IP experts.’

Principaux clients

Danish Telecommunication Industry Association

UEFA

MT Højgaard

Zealand Pharma

Norgine B.V.

Quooker

Innargi

Haworth

Panzerglass

Coloplast

Miinto

Nakdcom One World AB

Stylepit

Hilfiger

A.P. Møller Maersk Holding

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Volkswagen

Schneider Corporation

Janssen-Cilag

Pandora

Arla

Herman Miller

Moët Champagne (LVMH)

Danisa Foods

Bang & Olufsen

SONY

IKEA

Philip Morris

Samsung Bioepis

UCB

Joe & the Juice

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

Fazer

Queue-IT

Source Technology

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing Samsung Bioepis in legal proceedings against Fresenius Kabi. Fresenius Kabi – a competitor developer of biosimilars – which sought a preliminary injunction against manufacture and marketing of Samsung Bioepis’ biosimilar of Humira, which is called Imraldi.
  • Representing Edwards Lifesciences Corporation in preliminary patent infringement proceedings against several distributors of balloon expandable heart valves from the Indian company Meril Lifesciences.
  • Advising Aarhus Vand on IP and licensing issues relating to its public tender for its upcoming ReWater project.

Plesner

Rated by clients as ‘undoubtedly the top team‘, Plesner represents a variety of clients including pharma originators and major technology companies, with some notable clients being Lego, Nintendo, and Ferrari. The team regularly dispenses advice on expropriation and preliminary injunction proceedings, in addition to handling the full range of disputes concerning trade mark right enforcement. Kasper Frahm heads up the practice and has extensive experience in advising on administrative cases concerning domain names, trade marks and designs. The ‘fearlessSture Rygaard regularly advises biotech, medical device and pharmaceuticals clients on preliminary injunction procedures concerning patent infringements; and Peter-Ulrik Plesner, who is rated by clients as ‘the most knowledgeable and experienced patent lawyer in Denmark‘,  has copious amounts of contentious expertise, and represents pharmaceuticals originator companies in patent disputes.

Responsables de la pratique:

Kasper Frahm

Autres avocats clés:

Mikkel Vittrup; Sture Rygaard; Nikolai Dokkedahl; Peter-Ulrik Plesner 

Les références

‘Peter-Ulrik Plesner is the most knowledgeable and experienced patent lawyer in Denmark. He knows all there is to know about Danish patent law and almost as much about foreign patent law.’

‘Mikkel Vittrup has a sharp and focused mind, develops extremely convincing legal arguments, and is excellent in court.’

‘Plesner are the leading patent firm in Denmark. They offer a golden service to all their clients. They are a very integrated team. They help each other, are open to discussion and listen carefully, outstanding in cross-border cooperation.’

Principaux clients

The A.P. Moller – Maersk Group

adidas

British American Tobacco

Ralph Lauren

Burberry

LEGO

Chr. Hansen

Danske Bank

Lundbeck

Andel

Deutsche Telecom

Nintendo

Hempel

IO Interactive

Zebra

Joe & the Juice

Procter & Gamble

Sonion

Too Good To Go

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing British American Tobacco in a case against the Danish Ministry of Health, concerning a Danish law introducing several new measures against e-cigarettes, tobacco heating products and nicotine pouches, including plain packaging, characterising flavour ban, retail display ban and advertising ban.
  • Represented Sonion in multiple ongoing preliminary injunction proceedings against, among others, Huawei and Sony for infringement of Sonion’s patent and utility models protecting an inventive voice pick up bone conductor to be used in noise cancellation systems in ear pods.
  • Represented Andel Holding A/S in a trade mark dispute against andelcph ApS concerning the extent to which andelcph ApS had so-called ‘use-based’ trade mark rights that they could enforce against Andel.

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab’s IP and life sciences team often exhibits a ‘high degree of initiative‘ when dispensing advice to companies within the pharmaceuticals, medical device and food industries. The broad expertise of the team spans the full range of IP areas, including online brand protection, trade secrets work, and the exploitation of IP rights. Morten Bruus heads up the practice using his vast expertise in handling contentious trade mark matters before the European Court of Justice, in addition to advising on regulatory and transactional matters, particularly within the life sciences sector. ‘Super bright creative thinker’ Søren Christian Søborg Andersen joined the team from Bech-Bruun in July 2022, contributing his expertise in biosimilars and drafting IP contracts, in addition to his experience in representing life sciences corporations in patent infringement cases.

Responsables de la pratique:

Morten Bruus

Autres avocats clés:

Christina Type Jardorf; Søren Christian Søborg Andersen

Les références

‘Morten Bruus has a creative approach to difficult legal aspects and often finds unconventional but surprisingly effective solutions.’

‘Søren Christian Søborg Andersen has very good understanding, and always finds a way to make use of even subtle technical points to strengthen a case. He has a very keen eye for details, and is always on the ball.’

‘Christina Type Jardorf is very knowledgeable and always one step ahead of things when setting the strategy. She has in-depth knowledge.’

Principaux clients

Edwards Lifesciences

FluoGuide A/S

Sony Europe B.V. NL

Saint-Gobain Distribution Denmark A/S

Huawei Technologies (Denmark) ApS

Huawei Technologies Sweden AB

Goertek Inc.

A.P. Moller Holding A/S

Noma restaurant group

Chr Hansen Natural Colors A/S

BookBeat AB

AstraZeneca A/S

Merck & Co., Inc.

LEO Pharma A/S

Sanofi A/S

Roche Diagnostics A/S

Johnson & Johnson AB

CSL Vifor

Zentiva Denmark ApS

Daiichi Sankyo Nordics ApS

Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes A/S (previously Bifodan)

EQT private equity

Reckitt Benckiser (Scandinavia) A/S

Nordic Capital

Statens Serum Institut

Lactalis Nordic

NIKE European Operations Netherlands NB

Converse Netherlands BV

Sportswear Company Spa

Lagkagehuset A/S (Ole&Steen)

Dulong Fine Jewellery A/S

Engelbrechts Furniture A/S

Native Studio ApS / Iso.Poetism

Núnoo ApS

Pas Normal Studios ApS

Puori ApS

Samsøe Samsøe Holding A/S

Tellusvitae ApS

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing MSD in two trade mark litigation cases of EU wide importance pending before the CJEU (C-224/20) against parallel importers on the interpretation of the Falsified Medicines Directive and the Trademark Regulation and Directive.
  • Representing Sony and Huawei in an appeal case before the Eastern High Court about patent and utility model infringements, involving matters about the interpretation of the rarely used doctrine of equivalence.
  • Representing global life science company Edwards Lifesciences in a patent infringement case, the merits of which relates to prosthetic heart valves.

Gorrissen Federspiel

As ‘one of the very best in the business‘, the IP and digital business team at Gorrissen Federspiel assists multinational companies with design rights and patent enforcement issues. Practice head Lasse Skaarup Christensen is known for his contentious capabilities and experience in advising franchises and retail chains on licenses, market law, and strategic global distribution issues. Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm is a ‘brilliant lawyer‘ who is adept at managing trade mark portfolios and advising on utility models and trade secrets. With his distinctive focus on EU law, Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe advises on the interpretation of directives and regulations concerning the liability of online platforms and the uploading of illegal material. ‘Outstanding and excellent‘ associate Jakob Plesner Mathiasen advises on copyright and compliance issues within the music industry, in addition to disputes concerning free speech.

Responsables de la pratique:

Lasse Skaarup Christensen

Autres avocats clés:

Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm; Lars Segato; Søren Høgh Thomsen; Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe; Jakob Plesner Mathiassen

Les références

‘The team have always be strong and their diversity is profound. Their IP team is one of the very best in the business. Very competent team with knowledge and understanding, the provide high quality advice.’

‘Lasse Skaarup Christensen and Henrik Saugmansgaard Øe are outstanding experts. They have vast experience in complex matters.’

‘The practice is one of the biggest and most well known in Denmark. Compared to other firms they are second to none, and they have a truly global practice.’

Principaux clients

Schibsted

Skorstensgaard A/S

Lidl Danmark K/S

Hobbii A/S

Troldtekt A/S

Simpson Strong-Tie A/S

Global Gravity ApS

Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

IFPI Denmark (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry)

Musikproducenternes Forvaltningsorganisation

Meta

Copydan KulturPlus

Oy Karl Fazer Ab/Fazer Denmark ApS

Camro A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented Skorstensgaard in an appeal before the High Court.
  • Represented Lidl in the appeal before the High Court in a matter concerning the whole basis for comparative advertising in Denmark.
  • Advising the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping on its establishment of partnerships and all IP contractual matters relating to the research and development activities within the centre.

Horten

Horten’s ‘exceptionally strong‘ IP and technology practice represents an assortment of clients from the green innovation technology, media and entertainment, and branded consumer goods sectors in matters concerning unfair marketing practices and strategic counselling. Asger Heine Jensen co-heads the practice alongside Jakob Krag Nielsen. Jensen has a ‘wealth of experience‘ in advising  technology and media companies on copyright issues, particularly in relation to landmark art installations, streaming services, and computer games. The ‘outstanding‘ Nielsen is an experienced litigator with broad expertise, who often advises clients on the commercialisation of IP rights, and the strategic protection of trade secrets.

Responsables de la pratique:

Asger Heine Jensen; Jakob Krag Nielsen

Autres avocats clés:

Jens Grønkjær Sjølander Pihl; Iben Schaumburg

Les références

‘The team stands out with its open, direct, and down to earth approach. Exceptionally strong practice and a great team.’

‘Horten’s practice differs from many in the industry in that they are proactive in their advice on new regulation and are very proactive. This ability to provide strategic advice and think out plug-and-play solutions for the benefit of their clients is what makes Horten’s practice unique.’

‘Jakob Krag Nielsen is a standout legal adviser and patent litigator. He specialises in IP strategy and is able to think one step ahead of the opposing counsel.’

Principaux clients

Kiloo

Grand Départ Copenhagen Denmark I/S

Stellantis/Leasys

Fresenius Kabi

Lunar Bank A/S

Centrica Group

Oracle Corporation

Hexagon/Leica Geosystems Technology

Sandoz/Novartis Group

Viatris (formerly Mylan Upjohn)

City of Copenhagen

Ejendomsfonden Artcenter Spritten

Studio Tómas Saraceno GmbH

SNA Europe (Denmark)

The Danish Copyright License Tribunal

Siemens

Ascendis Pharma

Wipro limited

Pharmacosmos

Ballard Power Systems Europe

Scandion Oncology

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing Viatris ApS in an urgent preliminary injunction case initiated by the Bayer group. The case hinges on the potential invalidity of a patent covering Bayer’s blockbuster oncology drug Nexavar.
  • Representing the City of Copenhagen in respect to the 12-month postponement of the UEFA EURO 2020 tournament caused by Covid-19, as well as representing Grand Depart Copenhagen Denmark 2021 I/S, an entity consisting of The City of Copenhagen, four other municipalities and the Danish Ministry of Business) regarding the hosting of the Tour de France’s extremely prestigious Grand Depart in Denmark in 2022.
  • Representing Oracle International Corporation and Oracle America inc. in court ordered searches against suspected violators of Oracle’s trade mark rights. The cases concern unlawful parallel import of trade marked IT hardware.

Kromann Reumert

The ‘skilled‘ team at Kromann Reumert utilise its ‘outstanding expertise‘ to advise on preliminary injunction proceedings, the defence of trade marks concerning company names before the Supreme Court, and copyright cases concerning freedom of speech. With ‘analytical skills beyond compare‘, practice head Nicolai Lindgreen has a great deal of experience in acting for companies in the life sciences sector in patent and trade mark disputes and international arbitration proceedings. Martin Dahl Pedersen focuses on the commercial side of the practice, often assisting clients with the drafting of sponsorship agreements, and appearing before the International Court of Arbitration for Sport; while Nicolaj Bording excels at handling contractual matters concerning collaborative research, licensing issues, and technology transfers, with a particular emphasis on disputes concerning trade secrets.

Responsables de la pratique:

Nicolai Lindgreen

Autres avocats clés:

Frank Bøggild; Martin Dahl Pedersen; Nicolaj Bording

Les références

‘One of the most skilled teams in Denmark with outstanding expertise. They have good communication skills and litigation strategy.’

‘Nicolai Lindgreen – his analytical skills are beyond compare. He is able to present any case in a coherent way, in which all strong arguments are nicely coupled with each other in a logical manner.’

‘Nicolaj Bording has the ability to comprehend extremely complicated technical subject matter, he is unique.’

Principaux clients

Coloplast

Biogen

McDonald’s

BGI Group

Georg Jensen

Aller Media

IFF (formerly DowDuPont/Danisco)

Coop

Pandora

Mylan (Viatris)

Ceva Santé Animale

DPCMO

A. Film Production ApS

M & M Productions A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented Viatris in a case concerning Novartis’ attempt to raise preliminary injunction proceedings based on a pending patent application.
  • Represented BGI in an interim appeal case where a preliminary injunction was exceptionally refused by the Appeals Court on the basis of lack of urgency.
  • Represented Martinus Institute that owns rights to the ‘The Third Testament’,  which was copied and distributed both offline and online by a group of people.

Lundgrens

The team at Lundgrens uses its ‘high degree of knowledge‘ and ‘excellent understanding‘ to advise on the full gamut of IP issues, including the management of trade mark and design portfolios, copyright disputes, and marketing campaigns. The team assists a varied client base, including international fashion brands, security companies and casino operators. ‘Excellent, best in class IP lawyerNina Ringen leads the practice, and advises international apparel companies on the planning and implementation of anti-counterfeit programmes.

Responsables de la pratique:

Nina Ringen 

Autres avocats clés:

Søren Danelund Reipurth; Rasmus Vang; Emilie Lerstrøm

Les références

‘The team excels, they have a very high degree of knowledge on statutory law and industry practice, and an excellent understanding of the market. It is always a pleasure to work with them.’

‘The IP team of Lundgrens is the number one choice in Denmark. Nina Ringen and Søren Danelund Reipurt are excellent lawyers that are pro-active and fun to work with, they are outstanding lawyers. Clients love them.’

‘The team is particularly strong and I would single out Nina Ringen and Anne Mette Sloth Berner. They are uniquely easy to work with and have great knowledge of the material law – they have always delivered strong outcomes in our cases.’

Principaux clients

Contour Design Group

Airwair International Ltd

Jacob Jensen Design

G4S Security Services A/S

LES DEUX

Hårklinikken

Second Female

Unisport

G-Star Raw

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented Jacob Jensen Design in media-reported injunction proceedings before the Maritime and Commercial Court, securing a solid preliminary injunction.
  • Representing Airwair International Ltd (Dr. Martens) in various enforcement cases concerning the icon’s unique trade dress, as well as handling trade mark prosecution matters.

Bugge Valentin

The ‘extremely proficient and knowledgeable‘ team at Bugge Valentin assist clients with preliminary injunction appeals and trade mark disputes concerning renaming and rebranding issues, often appearing before the Maritime and Commercial High Court. Jens Jakob Bugge, Anders Valentin, and Christian Kragelund jointly lead the IP and technology team. Bugge has broad knowledge spanning counterfeits, parallel imports and cases concerning unfair marketing practices; Valentin is a litigation expert with ‘top-notch legal expertise‘ who acts in matters concerning passing-off on behalf of design, biotech, and pharmaceuticals companies; and Kragelund has ample experience in advising on trade mark and domain name related issues, in addition to cross-border IP disputes.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jens Jakob Bugge; Anders Valentin; Christian Kragelund

Autres avocats clés:

Christian Frydenlund; Patris Hajrizaj

Les références

‘The team provide a very good service on IP matters, including innovative thinking about legal arguments.’

‘We are consistently impressed by Jens Jakob Bugge, Christian Kragelund, Patris Hajrizaj and Christian Frydenlund.’

‘Anders Valentin provides top notch legal expertise in a field where details are of extreme importance. This combined with industry and commercial experience lifts him up and above his competitors.’

Principaux clients

The Army Painter ApS

Arne Jacobsen Design

Universal Robots A/S

Orifarm A/S

Orbital Systems AB

Sandoz

Fresenius Kabi

Ascendis Health

Orkla

Tivoli A/S

Abacus Medicine A/S

Haribo

ferm LIVING

Deere & Co

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) A/S

MC2 Therapeutics A/S

Hästens Sängar AB

Cerelia AB

Visma Bluegardens A/S

ReInvent

Japan Tobacco International

Egmont International Holding

Skechers

Lantmännen AB

KiteDanmark ApS

ETEX Group

Cembrit A/S

Sportsdirect.com Retail Limited

STADA

TEVA

FilmTalent

Legalxtract ApS

Zentiva

Glenmark

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented Skechers in highly principled preliminary injunctive appeal proceedings before the Eastern High Court relating to Telia’s obligations as a network operator to block access to websites, which infringes the trade mark and copyrights of Skechers.
  • Representing Abacus Medicine in three separate disputes before the Maritime & Commercial High Court instigated by MSD and Novartis respectively regarding the interpretation of the new directive on falsified medicines in conjunction with parallel imports of medicines.

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark’s ‘very knowledgeable‘ team dispenses advice on the full spectrum of IP matters, including distribution issues, patent licensings and franchising agreements, to companies of all sizes. ‘World class‘ practitioner Annemette Ellermann Holmbom heads up the group, often advising domestic and international corporations on anti-counterfeiting work, customs seizures and marketing-related issues. Anette Moll Berg uses her ‘deep insight‘ to assist clients with the design and selection of trade marks, particularly in relation to strategic registration matters.

Responsables de la pratique:

Annemette Ellermann Holmbom

Autres avocats clés:

Anette Moll Berg

Les références

‘The team is very strong on both Danish and global IP matters, and has a great network.’

‘Anette Moll Berg has deep insight, which makes the advice and input very useful and efficient from a commercial perspective.’

‘The IP Team is very knowledgeable and gives good and practicable advice.’

Principaux clients

e-Boks A/S

Louis Poulsen A/S

Australian Bodycare ApS

Madklubben ApS

Dansk Industri

Normann Copenhagen ApS

Nuura ApS

Libertine-Libertine ApS

Hottinger Brüel & Kjær A/S

Hottinger Baldwin Messtechnik GmbH

Foss Analytical A/S and the entire FOSS Group

Pen-Sam

DHI A/S

PFA Pension forsikringsselskab

Phase One A/S

Capture One A/S

Sonion A/S

Sisters Point A/S

Fleye ApS

Light-Point A/S

Profile Pictures ApS

Konges Sløjd A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing Dutch Toys Group in a series of legal proceedings against the Danish company Euro Play ApS. The matter relates to design infringement of football goals and related products.
  • Assisting Nuura ApS with filing for an injunction against the marketing and sale of a lighting fixture being a close copy of its design protected by copyright.

Lassen Ricard

Lassen Ricard primarily advises domestic and European broadcasters and television production companies on the exploitation of copyright in the radio, television and webcast spaces, in addition to re-transmission by third party distributors. Practice head Peter Lambert has extensive expertise in handling contentious matters and arbitration proceedings, and is supported by Steen Lassen.

Responsables de la pratique:

Peter Lambert

Autres avocats clés:

Steen Lassen

Principaux clients

DR

TV 2 Denmark

SVT

TV 4

NRK

TV 2 Norway

ARD

NDR

WDR

ZDF

RTL

Corint Media rep. Sat1 and Pro7

Mazanti-Andersen

The practice at Mazanti-Andersen houses a team known for its ‘breadth of expertise’ in advising on cross-border image right and trade mark matters, particularly when entering sponsorship agreements. Practice head Nina Henningsen primarily advises international media and entertainment companies, and stakeholders in the gambling and gaming industries, on the acquisition of copyrights. Mia Anne Gantzhorn is adept at advising life sciences and digital entertainment corporates on infringement issues, often appearing before the Maritime and Commercial High Court.

Responsables de la pratique:

Nina Henningsen

Autres avocats clés:

Mia Anne Gantzhorn

Les références

‘Breadth of expertise, responsiveness and knowledge.’

‘Nina Henningsen is very responsive. She has a great relationship with the Danish Gambling Authority, and her finger is always on the pulse.’

Principaux clients

Netflix

Bet365

Airbnb

PlayTech Ltd

Turner Broadcasting Ltd

William Hill Ltd.

Lionsgate Television

Mood Media International ltd

Leovegas Ltd

The regional TV2 stations

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising a range of international Broadcasters and SVOD platforms on the comprehensive bill for an amendment of the Danish Copyright Act which was passed in the Danish Parliament June 2021 by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs.
  • Acted in a large infringement case regarding a client’s use of trade mark, logo, brand and company name. The claim came from an international investment company located in US with activities all over the world.
  • Advising clients on trade mark and marketing rights matters in connection with the UEFA soccer tournament EURO 2020.

Awa Law Advokater ApS

Rated by clients as being ‘among Denmark’s most competent‘ IP teams, Awa Law Advokater ApS advises on trade mark management issues, patent applications, and petitions for preliminary injunctions. Sidsel Hauge and Anette Rasmussen  jointly lead the team. As a European patent attorney, Hauge utilises her ‘exquisite abilities‘ to advise clients on patent procurements and patent infringement disputes, while Rasmussen assists clients in the pharmaceuticals, luxury goods, consumer goods, and food industries with her ‘very deep knowledge‘ of handling settlement negotiations before the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Responsables de la pratique:

Sidsel Hauge; Anette Rasmussen

Autres avocats clés:

Mette Parlev; Michael Bech Sommer; Mikkel Roed Trier; Joacim Lydén

Les références

‘AWA is among Denmark’s most competent – if not the most competent – patent agent agencies. The team is characterised by the width of their abilities.’

‘Sidsel Hauge has exquisite abilities within her field, making her a very capable and amazing litigation team member.’

‘Michael Bech Sommer has extensive knowledge about pharmaceuticals, due to his industrial background in the pharmaceuticals sector.’

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising on Starbucks’ trade mark portfolio and clearance work within Denmark.
  • Advising Sandoz on clearance projects and prosecutions throughout Scandinavia.
  • Representing a manufacturing company in a patent infringement case.

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab

The ‘very dedicated and well prepared‘ team at Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab handles the full spectrum of IP mandates, including IP audits and strategic matters surrounding the safeguarding of IP rights. Practice head Peer B. Petersen  is ‘very skilled within negotiations‘, and focuses on advising clients in the film and music industries on license agreements and the exploitation of copyrights, particularly in relation to computer games and TV series.

Responsables de la pratique:

Peer B. Petersen

Autres avocats clés:

Mogens Dyhr Vestergaard

Les références

‘A team which is very much up to date. Very dedicated and well prepared.’

‘Mogens Vestergaard and Peer B. Petersen show outstanding involvement. Very skilled within negotiations.’

‘They solve issues with a high level of efficiency.’

Principaux clients

Sony Music Entertainment Denmark A/S

META Film A/S

SAM Productions ApS

CrossFit, Inc.

Sony/ATV Music Publishing Scandinavia

Flex Music ApS

Addtech AB

Bonnier Publications A/S

M2 Film A/S

AddLife AB

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising Sony Music on its attempts to transform and adapt its business to meet the demands of the ever developing changes in technology and the demands of the consumers.
  • Advising META Film on matters where titles and content of film productions on the drawing board potentially could involve trade mark and other IP rights conflicts.
  • Representing Sony Music Publishing Scandinavia in legal proceedings launched against it by the Danish soft rock band ‘Michael Learns to Rock’ (MLTR).

Clemens

Clemens‘ team has extensive experience in dispensing advice on trade secrets work, often appearing before the Maritime and Commercial High Court. Rasmus Munk Nielsen leads the team with his considerable expertise in contracts concerning the commercialisation of IP, and also handles the defence and infringement of IP rights. Simon Langvardt Müller has broad knowledge of copyright issues.

Responsables de la pratique:

Rasmus Munk Nielsen

Autres avocats clés:

Simon Langvardt Müller

Principaux clients

Speedtsberg A/S

Nordheat Danmark A/S

Mjølner Informatics A/S

Liebherr-Danmark ApS

Unipak A/S

Aerovit A/S

User IT ApS

Interflora Danmark A/S

Sewatech ApS

DAHL Law Firm

Led by Frederik Bruhn, Søren Wolder and Claes Wildfang from Copenhagen, Herning and Aarhus respectively, the team of ‘highly skilled lawyers‘ at DAHL Law Firm serves a diverse client base spanning the fashion, interior, entertainment, and food industries. Wildfang has extensive contentious expertise, often appearing before the Supreme Court.

Responsables de la pratique:

Frederik Bruhn; Søren Wolder; Claes Wildfang

Les références

‘Highly skilled lawyers.’

Principaux clients

itm8 Holding A/S

DK Company A/S

DK Company Vejle A/S

Dissing A/S

OG E-sport A/S

Sam Partner A/S

People in Sport A/S

Brands4Kids A/S

KMC Kartoffelmelcentralen a.m.b.a.

Northern Greens A/S

Ventus-Denmark ApS

JBS Textile Group A/S

Society of Lifestyle A/S

Give Steel A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised System Cleaners A/S on a patent matter regarding a former employee’s patented invention.
  • Represented Dissing A/S in a preliminary injunction case regarding a design right infringement.

LØJE IP

Led by Johan Løje, IP specialist firm LØJE IP represents right holders in both contentious and non-contentious matters. The team is often engaged in industrial applied arts litigation, and most notable advises the Danish Design Association in addition to representing international pharmaceuticals and cosmetics companies.

Responsables de la pratique:

Johan Løje

Principaux clients

MARS, Inc

L’Oreal

FIFA

STELTON A/S

DISA Industries A/S

SP Group A/S

MYLAN, Inc.

Timothy Jacob Jensen A/S

FOCUS Lighting A/S

Too Good To Go A/S

KH Würtz ApS

Ditte Fischer

Garde Hvalsøe A/S

Mette Ditmer A/S

Trek Bicycle Corporation

Stilov ApS

LE KLINT A/S

PHARMA NORD A/S

ALTIA PLC

PASCAL A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented Anne Black (AB) in her attempt to sue for infringement and damages.
  • Represented Mette Ditmer A/S in a case, which concerned whether JYSK A/S had copied a large number of designs developed by Mette Ditmer A/S.
  • Represented KH Würtz A/S in suing large retail company F&H A/S and Christian Bitz for infringement of his world-famous tableware.

Andersen Partners

Kenneth Cramer and Lisbeth Elmgaard jointly lead the IP team at Andersen Partners from Kolding. The team primarily advises on IP strategies and portfolios. Cramer is adept at handling matters concerning franchising and imitation issues, while Elmgaard advises on the protection and enforcement of IP rights.

Responsables de la pratique:

Kenneth Cramer; Lisbeth Elmgaard

Les références

‘Andersen Partners is great to work with both on a professional and personal level. Even complicated matters can become easy to navigate and understandable from a legal point of view.’

‘There is close cooperation and good balance between advising and listening to understand corporate related concerns.’

‘Good, professional relations with high degree of trust.’

Principaux clients

Danæg Holding A/S

Zizzi Denmark A/S

Treetops Aps

Pilgrim A/S

Mos Mosh A/S

Enelift ApS

Solar A/S

Nic. Christiansen Gruppen A/S

Ellepot A/S

F. Engel K/S

GALST

The team at GALST often advises music publishers, composers and broadcasting corporations in matters concerning the transfer of rights, copyright enforcement injunctions and counterfeiting issues. Kristian Dreyer is a disputes specialist, while Christian Steen Laursen handles international arbitration proceedings. Hans Christian Galst advises on IP enforcement cases.

Responsables de la pratique:

Kristian Dreyer; Christian Steen Laursen; Hans Christian Galst

Principaux clients

KODA

DEAS A/S

Evida Nord A/S

Radius Elnet A/S (former DONG Energy A/S)

Ørsted Salg & Service A/S (former DONG Energy A/S)

Foreningen De Unges Almene Boligselskab

CEJ A/S

Jeudan A/S

Atradius Collections

Capital Investment

Sony Mobile

NEWSEC A/S

Euromaster Danmark A/S

Danish Association of Chartered Estate Agents

Danish Property Federation

LM Ericsson AB

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd.

Azetz A/S

AFK Koncernen

Sjeldani Boligadministration A/S

Danish Association of private co-operative housing (ABF)

Inova Energy ApS

Inova Nordic ApS

CNR Invest ApS

Moalem Weitemeyer

Moalem Weitemeyer’s IP team handles the full spectrum of mandates, including licensing matters, infringement disputes, and brand protection issues. Pernille Nørkær heads up the practice and has ample experience in advising e-sports companies, gambling providers and game developers on brand protection issues and the clearance of third party rights in relation to counterfeits.

Responsables de la pratique:

Pernille Nørkær

Autres avocats clés:

Martin Søndergaard

Principaux clients

RelyOn Nutec

Imerco A/S

ZWILLING J. A. HENCKELS A/S SCANDINAVIA

DAY Birger et Mikkelsen

Goodiebox ApS

FC Nordsjælland A/S

Trophy Games

Group 888

All at Sea

Proactive A/S

HBO Nordic AB

Takt A/S

Landis+Gyr A/S

Butler’s Choice A/S

NMP A/S

Smarkets (Malta) Limited

VKR Holding A/S

Astralis Group A/S

Birger Christensen A/S

Miild A/S

Zacco

The team at Zacco assists a diverse client base with trade mark and design portfolio management ossies, in addition to customs actions and infringement disputes. The team serves a number of notable clients, including Arla Foods and Chanel. Thomas Mølsgaard leads the team with his broad knowledge of the protection and enforcement of trade names and secrets, domain names, and patents.

Responsables de la pratique:

Thomas Mølsgaard

Principaux clients

Lego Juris A/S

Arla Foods AmbA

Compagnie Financière Richemont SA

Chanel SAS, France

Chanel SARL, Switzerland

3C Retail A/S

The Sports Federation of Denmark & The Olympic Committee of Denmark

Toms Group A/S

Tryg Forsikring A/S

TDC Group A/S

Suztain

Sanrio Corporation Ltd.

Sony Corporation Ltd.

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised Cartier on a range of customs and enforcement actions to reduce trade in illegal copies, including a large counterfeit seizure during 2022 by the Danish customs authorities.
  • Assisted 3C Retail with handling a multi-level legal dispute, successfully securing a preliminary injunction and subsequent cancellation of a global competitor’s trade mark.
  • Monitoring and enforcing the International Olympics Committee’s trade mark rights in relation to incorrect use and commercialisation attempts within the Danish marketplace.