Intellectual property in Denmark

Accura Advokatpartnerselskab

The IP and life science practice of Accura Advokatpartnerselskab advises a wide range of clients, particularly if the pharma and biotech industry, on all areas of intellectual property, including the protection of online trade marks, patents, trade secrets, and the exploitation of IP rights. Morten Bruus, who is highly experienced in patent litigation for foreign companies involving technically complex IP and life science matters, leads the team. ‘Extremely skilled’ Søren Christian Søborg Andersen has notable expertise 'when it comes to pharma, especially patent matters in relation to both complex litigation and transactions’. Christina Type Jardorf leads the team’s trade mark portfolio management and prosecution department.

Responsables de la pratique:

Morten Bruus

Autres avocats clés:

Christina Type Jardorf; Søren Christian Søborg Andersen; Armin Sarvan

Les références

‘Morten Bruus is the standout head of the team who takes part in matters with a no-nonsense approach.’

‘Morten Bruus ticks all the boxes for an IP lawyer and on top of that has a great personality.’

‘Søren Andersen is fantastic at grasping even very technically complex subject matter, and then developing the strategy that is most likely to be successful.’

Principaux clients

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)


Triband A/S (virtual games)

Huscompagniet A/S

Stauning Whiskey

Dechra Pharmaceuticals

Edwards Lifesciences

FluoGuide A/S

Sony Europe B.V. NL

Saint-Gobain Group (Saint-Gobain Distribution Denmark A/S)

Huawei (Huawei Technologies (Denmark) ApS and Huawei Technologies Sweden AB)

Goertek Inc.

The A.P. Moller Group (A.P. Moller Holding A/S)

Noma restaurant group (covering Noma, Inua, Sanchez/Hija de Sanchez, Barr, and Popl brands)

Oterra (Chr Hansen Natural Colors A/S)

Orlov Jewelry Sarl, Monaco

BookBeat AB

AstraZeneca A/S

Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD/Merck Sharp & Dohme in Europe)

LEO Pharma A/S

Sanofi Group (Sanofi A/S)

Roche Group (Roche Diagnostics A/S)

Johnson & Johnson AB

CSL Vifor

Zentiva Group, a.s. (Zentiva Denmark ApS)

Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH (Daiichi Sankyo Nordics ApS)

Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes A/S (previously Bifodan)

EQT private equity

Reckitt Benckiser (Scandinavia) A/S

Nordic Capital

Statens Serum Institut (SSI)

Lactalis Nordic

NIKE European Operations Netherlands NB (Nike Inc.)

Converse Netherlands BV

Sportswear Company Spa (Stone Island)

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 (VILD NORD)

Principaux dossiers

  • Acted for Edwards Lifesciences in two different preliminary injunction proceedings relating to claims of infringement of certain patents within Edwards’ extensive portfolio.
  • Represented Merck, Sharp & Dohme (MSD) in litigation in the field of trademarks for pharmaceuticals.
  • Assisted EQT, one of the world’s leading private equity funds, in its sale of Ellab to Novo Holdings A/S. The transaction is considered one of the largest corporate deals of the year in Denmark. Ellab provides validation and monitoring solutions and related services to the world’s leading biotech and pharmaceutical businesses. The IP aspects of the transaction played a significant role, as Ellab is among the most innovative companies within the business lines in question and operates in a highly innovative field.


The team at Bech-Bruun has in-depth knowledge of IP, exemplified by Claus Barrett Christiansen, who leads the trade mark and design practice. Other key names include Mikkel Friis Rossa, who heads the data protection team; Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn, who heads the life science and healthcare practice group; and Klaus Ewald Madsen, who leads the patent litigation team. Jeppe Brinck-Jensen is a new addition to the team and regularly acts as a litigator in intellectual property proceedings; Dan Bjerg Geary's practice includes transactional work, and licensing issues across a range of industries; Senior associate Sisse Langberg Lassen is another key member of the team.

Responsables de la pratique:

Claus Barrett Christiansen; Mikkel Friis Rossa

Autres avocats clés:

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

Les références

‘The practice has a highly specialised team in the field of intellectual property rights.’

‘The team has a unique ability to combine their legal and technical skills with their in-depth commercial understanding of the industries in which they advise – in particular the life sciences industry. This enables them to provide highly valuable advice.’

‘Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn has an exceptionally good understanding of the legal and regulatory matters of the life science industry and the healthcare sector and what drives companies within this field. This makes him an excellent trusted advisor for such businesses and thus preferable to other advisors.’

Principaux clients

Zealand Pharma

Jaguar Land Rover

Lindt & Sprügli AG (Chocolat)



A.P. Møller Maersk Holding

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise



The Lundbeck Foundation


Mercedes Benz

Merck Sharpe & Dohme (MSD)

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented Maersk owned KK Wind Solutions in the acquisition of the controller and controller business of Vestas Wind Systems A/S and establishment of joint technology development activities.
  • Representing the Danish innovator peptide-based pharmaceuticals research and development company Zealand Pharma A/S in proceedings before the Danish Maritime and Commercial High Court relating to allegation of misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.
  • Represented Novo Holdings A/S, a leading global life sciences investor, with the multibillion DKK acquisition of Ellab.

Gorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel '‘s IP and digital business team assists global corperations with design rights, trade mark and design portfolio management, and patent enforcement. Practice head Lasse Skaarup Christensen excels in contentious matters, advising franchises and retail chains on licenses, market law, and global distribution. Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm is esteemed for patent infringement cases, managing trade mark portfolios and providing insights on utility models and trade secrets. Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe specialises in EU law, interpreting directives on online platform liability. Jakob Plesner Mathiasen navigates copyright intricacies in the music industry.

Responsables de la pratique:

Lasse Skaarup Christensen

Autres avocats clés:

Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm; Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe; Jakob Plesner Mathiasen; Soren Hogh Thomsen; David Telyas

Les références

‘It’s rare to encounter a talent as profound as Jakob Plesner Mathiasen. His innovation in the IP sector is simply unrivalled, consistently breaking new ground. His ability to provide educational counsel on complex matters is exceptional, making him an indispensable asset for all clients. Moreover, his friendly and cooperative nature is a breath of fresh air, clearly making him a standout leader in his field.’

‘Lasse Christensen – probably the best IP lawyer in Denmark. Has an unique understanding of business in general and IP-issues at most. Give him a few sentences and he will solve the problem for you without many questions as he has an in deep knowledge and understanding of my company, the industry we work within.’

‘Soren Hogh Thomsen is our lead advisor in this area, and we are very satisfied with his support. Timely, comprehensive, yet to the point, with high industry knowledge, and at all times up to date in an ever-changing world. A treasure of an IP expert.’

Principaux clients

Lidl Danmark K/S

Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping


IFPI Danmark (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry)

MPO (Musikproducenternes Forvaltningsorganisation)

Skorstensgaard A/S

Hobbii A/S

Troldtekt A/S

Simpson Strong-Tie A/S

Global Gravity ApS

Copydan KulturPlus

Aller Media


Oy Karl Fazer Ab/Fazer Denmark ApS

Camro A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Represent the Center for Zero Carbon Shipping in its establishment of partnerships and all IP-contractual matters relating to the research and development activities within the Center.
  • Assist Daniamant, a manufacturer of life jacket lights, providing high-quality and technologically advanced life jacket lights for the global maritime shipping industry in a Chinese patent infringement case regarding alleged infringement of Daniamant’s patent rights to a maritime light source as well as a request for compensation for damages.
  • Operating the secretariat of The Danish Copyright Association, which promotes interest in, and knowledge of copyright issues and contributes to the development of the legal field of copyright in Denmark.

Kromann Reumert

Kromann Reumert ‘holds a unique track record within almost all facets of IP'. The practice acts for large international and domestic clients in media, sports, pharma and energy sectors on IP and patent litigation, copyright negotiations, new trade mark, copyright, and design infringements, and handles matters including trade secrets and marketing law. The team is led by Nicolai Lindgreen who has considerable experience in patent law and trade marks.  Martin Dahl Pedersen is a key name for copyright and media marketing, while Nicolaj Bording  specialises in patent litigation and IP dispute resolution, often concerning trade secrets.

Responsables de la pratique:

Nicolai Lindgreen

Autres avocats clés:

Martin Dahl Pedersen; Nicolaj Bording

Les références

‘An extremely competent and versatile team, which holds a unique track-record within almost all facets of IP going back more than 25 years.’

‘Nicolai Lindgreen holds invaluable experience in almost all areas of IP. He is one of the most gifted presenters on the Danish scene. Nicolaj Bording is extremely knowledgable, and readily grasps what is the core of even very complex technical issues. His questioning (especially counter-questioning) of witnesses in court is impressive, as is his ability to act on his feet, if the case so demands.’

‘They are a first-rate IP firm, and the leading intellectual property firm in Denmark. Nicolaj Bording is an exceptional attorney -very smart, well-versed in IP, strategic, and highly efficient. The support team from the firm was very strong. We had many tight deadlines in the case and the team was very responsive and committed.’

Principaux clients




BGI Group

Georg Jensen

La Liga

IFF (formerly DowDuPont/Danisco)



Mylan (Viatris)

Ceva Santé Animale




Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted Viatris in successful defence against Novartis’ attempt to raise PI proceedings based on a pending patent application. Case was dismissed on formal grounds because there was a lack of actuality.
  • Successfully assisted BGI in an interim appeal case where a PI was exceptionally refused by the Appeals Court on the basis of lack of urgency.
  • Successfully represented the newspaper Berlingske before the Danish Supreme Court in a copyright matter related to the printing of pictures of The Little Mermaid in the paper as illustrations to articles.


Plesner is well-known in the industry for its strong trade mark prosecution practice, handling high-profile IP litigation and assisting in copyright, design, and trade mark matters. The department has an impressive portfolio of clients, especially well-known design businesses, and advises leading technology companies on copyright matters. The team also has strengths in marketing law, consumer law, and e-commerce law, advising on all aspects of online and offline marketing. Kasper Frahm heads the trade mark and design team and is an expert in trade mark law. Other key names to note are Sture Rygaard with vast experience in patent and trade mark litigation; litigator Mikkel Vittrup, whose work includes the enforcement of patents and regulatory rights; and Peter-Ulrik Plesner who has a history of representing blue-chip clients in patent, trade mark and marketing disputes.

Responsables de la pratique:

Kasper Frahm

Autres avocats clés:

Sture Rygaard; Mikkel Vittrup; Peter-Ulrik Plesner; Jakob Dolmer

Les références

‘Peter-Ulrik Plesner is one of the most experienced patents lawyer in Denmark, and he makes extremely good use of that experience in his practice.’

‘Kasper Frahm is highly competent trademark advice on litigation and strategy.’

‘Peter-Ulrik Plesner has shaped the IP world in Denmark for decades. Mikkel Vittrup is one of the new IP stars of the IP world, and Jakob Dolmer will be the future one.’

Principaux clients

The A.P. Moller – Maersk Group


British American Tobacco

Ralph Lauren



Chr. Hansen

Danske Bank



Deutsche Telecom



IO Interactive

Zebra (Flying Tiger Copenhagen)

Joe & the Juice

Procter & Gamble


Too Good To Go

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisting 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.
  • Successfully 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.
  • Represents Novo Nordisk A/S, Leo Pharma and H. Lundbeck in a case regarding the implications of the Falsified Medicines Directive on parallel import, which deals with the question of whether parallel importers are entitled to repack parallel imported products into new packages or if they are obliged to relabel the products. This question was brought before the CJEU (Court of Justice of European Union), which agreed with the standpoint of H. Lundbeck, Novo Nordisk and Leo Pharma and the ruling will have considerable precedential value in similar cases across Europe.

Bugge Valentin

The practice at Bugge Valentin is engaged by clients in industries such as food, tech, automotive, healthcare and pharmaceuticals. Leading the IP and technology team are Jens Jakob Bugge and Anders Valentin. Bugge is a highly experienced expert IP/trade mark litigator whose practice includes trade marks, counterfeits, parallel imports, designs (including copyrights) and unfair marketing practices litigation; IP strategy; and trade mark related license agreements. Valentin is an expert IP litigator with a special focus on patents and trade marks as well as passing-off.

Responsables de la pratique:

Jens Jakob Bugge; Anders Valentin

Principaux clients

Universal Robots A/S

Orifarm A/S



Zakłady Farmaceutyczne Polpharma S.A.


Fresenius Kabi



Tivoli A/S

Abacus Medicine A/S

Haribo /RIGO Trading


Deere & Co.

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) A/S

MC2 Therapeutics A/S

Hästens Sängar AB

Visma Bluegarden A/S

Japan Tobacco International

Arne Jacobsen Design

Lantmännen AB

Egmont International Holding A/S

KiteDanmark ApS

ETEX Group

Cembrit A/S





Audientes A/S

The Army Painter ApS

Ascendis Health


Orbital Systems

Qmed Consulting A/S

The Smiley Company




Mogens Koch Design I/S

2Care4 Retail Limited

Anne Black ApS

Gimeg Nederland B.V.

A2/SW/HK Limited

Collective Footwear B.V. (NUBIKK)

Ningbo Sentek Electronics Co. Ltd

Faaborg Pharma

Sangenic International Ltd.

Playdead ApS

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented Zentiva and Glenmark in a case regarding commencing preliminary injunction proceedings on the basis of a patent application.
  • Advised Anne Black, a Danish ceramist focusing on arts and craftmanship, on its lawsuit against the discount grocery retailer Netto (Salling Group A/S) and Ronald A/S claiming infringement of Anne Black’s products.
  • Represents Abacus Medicine in 3 separate disputes before the Maritime & Commercial High Court instigated by MSD and Novartis respectively regarding the interpretation of the newly coming into force directive on falsified medicines in conjunction with parallel imports of medicines.


Renowned for its IP and technology group, Horten adeptly assists clients across sectors such as life sciences, technology, media and entertainment and consumer goods, focusing on patents, trade marks, unfair marketing practices and trade secrets. Asger Heine Jensen and Jakob Krag Nielsen jointly lead the practice. Jensen, known for his extensive experience, specialises in advising technology and media companies on copyright matters, with experience of art installations, streaming services and computer games. Nielsen, praised for his exceptional skills, brings broad litigation expertise, offering strategic counsel on IP rights commercialisation and trade secret protection for clients.

Responsables de la pratique:

Asger Heine Jensen; Jakob Krag Nielsen

Les références

‘The team is responsive, easy to work with, mindful of other peoples time and situation – in addition obviously to being extremely skilled in the craft. Also, it is one of few teams in Denmark with some diversity in patent litigation.’

‘Jakob Krag Nielsen is one of a kind, non-prestigious extremely good at learning new technical areas and putting them into legal context. He is inclusive and good at collaborating so that the best result is obtained.’

‘From the very beginning of working with the Horten team you can instantly tell, that their handling of complex IP matters and their advice is characterized by their extensive experience combined with their attentiveness to trends and changes in the field.’

Principaux clients


Fresenius Kabi

Centrica Group

Oracle International Corporation and Oracle America inc.

Hexagon/Leica Geosystems Technology

Sandoz/Novartis Group


Ascendis Pharma


Ballard Power Systems Europe

Scandion Oncology

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals


Lunar Bank A/S

City of Copenhagen

Ejendomsfonden Artcenter Spritten

SNA Europe (Denmark)

The Danish Copyright License Tribunal

Wipro limited

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing Viatris ApS in an urgent preliminary injunction case initiated by the Bayer group.
  • Representing Oracle International Corporation and Oracle America inc. in court ordered searches against suspected violators of Oracle’s trademark rights. The cases concern unlawful parallel import of trademarked IT hardware and are expected to result in subsequent litigation.
  • Representing Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited in a patent infringement suit concerning a drug that contains two active ingredients, one of them being protected by an SPC.

DLA Piper Denmark

DLA Piper Denmark’s IP team provides clients with a full range of advice on IP matters, including distribution issues, patent licensing and franchising agreements. Annemette Ellermann Holmbom heads the practice; assisting clients on trade mark, designs and project infringement as well as in IP litigation. Anette Moll Berg , promoted to partner in January 2023, is adept in a full range of IP rights including trade marks, marketing law and distribution law while Lykke Honoré and Niels Ankerstjerne Sloth represent clients in complex patent infringement and invalidity proceedings and other IP-related litigation.

Responsables de la pratique:

Annemette Ellermann Holmbom

Autres avocats clés:

Anette Moll Berg; Niels Ankerstjerne Sloth; Lykke Honoré

Les références

‘A strategic and hands-on team.’

‘Niels Ankerstjerne Sloth has significant commercial understanding.’

‘Lykke Honoré has deep insight and a pragmatic approach.’

Principaux clients

e-Boks A/S

Louis Poulsen A/S

Australian Bodycare ApS


Dansk Industri Byg

Normann Copenhagen ApS

Hans J Wegners Tegnestue

Libertine-Libertine ApS

Hottinger Brüel & Kjær A/S

Foss Analytical A/S and the entire FOSS Group

Reform Group A/S


PFA Pension forsikringsselskab

Phase One A/S

Capture One A/S

Sonion A/S

Sisters Point A/S

Fleye ApS

Twoday A/S

Profile Pictures ApS

Konges Sløjd A/S

Pernille Corydon Jewellery

Westpack A/S

Incondia AB

Funnivation A/S

Statens Serum Institut

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted TandlægeTryghed, an organization dealing among other services with insurances to the dentist industry, in a matter of misleading marketing and price comparison against a competing organization.
  • Assists the well-known Danish burger restaurant JAGGER Fast Food, i.e. Jagger Junk ApS in a number of cases defending their trademark “JAGGER fast food” against Musidor, a Dutch music publisher, who owns trademark registrations of MICK JAGGER in the EU region.
  • Assists the Danish organization Human Library with enforcement of its trademark and exclusive concept within the educational and social sector in a number of countries including Holland, Poland, India and South Africa


The IP and life sciences team at Lundgrens offers comprehensive counsel on a wide spectrum of IP matters, encompassing trade mark and design portfolio management, copyright disputes, and strategic marketing campaigns as well as transactional IP. The client base spans national and international life science companies, fashion brands, design firms, and transport operators. Leading the ‘outstanding’ team is Nina Ringen, recommended for being ‘brilliant in negotiations and litigation’. Søren Danelund Reipurth is focused on consumer goods, fashion and luxury and sports, entertainment and media and has extensive experience representing clients in litigation in these areas.

Responsables de la pratique:

Nina Ringen

Autres avocats clés:

Søren Danelund Reipurth

Les références

‘All-round strong and competent team.’

‘Nina Ringen and Søren Danelund Reipurth are both great resources of applicable knowledge within IP and they both demonstrate great understanding of the needs of business.’

‘Lundgrens’ IP team is probably one of the best in Denmark. The team has an excellent understanding of our business combined with solid legal knowledge. This combination results in a best-in-class support. It is a high-quality team at all levels and functions. Everyone is thoughtful and very friendly. An important add-on is that Lundgrens’ IP team is diverse – even at partner level – which is rather rare amongst the IP teams in Denmark.’

Principaux clients

Lindberg A/S

Airwair International Ltd


G4S Security Services A/S


Second Female


Jacob Jensen Design

GN Store Nord (Jabra, ReSound)

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented Jacob Jensen Design in media-reported injunction proceedings securing a solid preliminary injunction and the subsequent case on the merits, scheduled for trial in April 2024.
  • Assisting a global fashion client in a cross-border trademark dispute involving three jurisdictions.
  • Representing Airwair International Ltd (Dr. Martens) in various enforcement cases relating to matters including the icon’s unique trade dress as well as handling trademark prosecution matters.


Mazanti-Andersen's intellectual property practice has vast experience in copyright matters, especially in the media industry, and handles the full spectrum of trade mark-related issues and IP litigation., The team is reputed for its deep knowledge of broadcasting, SVOD distribution, and film and TV production, and represents a substantial part of the television/streaming market on the private stakeholders’ side, major international broadcasters and SVOD platforms. Nina Henningsen, who heads the department, is an ‘expert within the gaming and gambling industry and in the general media business’ and has been described as ‘the best in gaming law’.

Responsables de la pratique:

Nina Henningsen

Les références

‘Nina Henningsen’s strength is a good network – she is well connected when it comes to government relations..’

‘Nina Henningsen is a well-known expert within the gaming and gambling industry and in the general media business. She has high skills on copyright issues including those that arise from new technology such as AI.’

‘Nina Henningsen is the best in gaming law in Denmark. She is charming, sharp and super responsive.’

Principaux clients



Mood Media International


Regional TV2 Stations

Scandinavian Film Fund


William Hill ( Mr. Green)

Lionsgate Television Ltd

Principaux dossiers

  • Advising a range of international broadcasters and streaming services (SVOD) on all aspects of the implementation of the comprehensive bill for an amendment of the Danish Copyright Act, which was passed in the Danish Parliament in June 2021 by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs.
  • Advising clients in the entertainment industry on all aspects of the acquisition of rights, documentation and transference of rights, with the intention of creating a ‘clean chain of rights’ before the production of an international film or TV series is initiated. Matters which the past year has increased in complexity due to the swift progress in the use of AI in the entertainment industry.
  • Advising a wide range of clients on trademark and marketing rights matters, including aspect concerning the split of rights between UEFA and the Danish National Soccer Association in connection with the UEFA soccer tournament EURO 2020 (which took place during summer 2021, due to COVID 19) and the matters have continued during 2022.

Awa Law Advokater ApS

Awa Law Advokater ApS has a track record of work concerning trade mark management, patent applications, and preliminary injunctions. Co-led by Sidsel Hauge and Anette Rasmussen , the team excels in patents, trade marks, design, copyright and domain names. Hauge is a European patent attorney, who offers guidance on patent procurements and infringement disputes and advises clients engaged in the chemical and chemical engineering fields. Rasmussen brings extensive expertise in pharmaceuticals, luxury, consumer goods, and food industries..

Responsables de la pratique:

Sidsel Hauge; Anette Rasmussen

Principaux clients

MAN Energy Solutions


ISS World Services A/S

Sandoz International GmbH

Comité Interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne (CIVIC)

Kræftens Bekæmpelse

VKR Holding A/S

Isofol Medical AB

Ambu A/S

MAN Energy Solutions

Principaux dossiers

  • Global opposition and clearance work for a leading medical technology manufacturer.
  • Enforcement of geographical indication for a leading trade association.
  • Litigation support in a patent infringement case over a ground-breaking drug.

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab

Bird & Bird Advokatpartnerselskab assists at all stages of the intellectual property lifecycle, from conducting IP audits to exploitation of IP, and enforcement and litigation. The team is especially experienced within tech and communications sectors and are specialists on licence agreements, open source, and IP rights in relation to new technology, database rights, domain names, and trade marks. Practice head Peer B. Petersen specialises in advising film and music industry clients on license agreements and copyright exploitation, especially concerning games and TV shows.

Responsables de la pratique:

Peer B. Petersen

Les références

‘Strong diversity within competences. Skillful within both small and big issues’

Principaux clients

Sony Music Entertainment Denmark A/S


SAM Productions ApS

CrossFit, Inc.

Sony Music Publishing Scandinavia

Flex Music ApS

Addtech AB

Bonnier Publications A/S

M2 Film A/S

AddLife AB

Principaux dossiers

  • Assists Sony Music on an ongoing basis in its attempts to transform and adapt its business to meet the demands of the ever developing changes in technology and in the demands of the consumers.
  • Assists META Film on an ongoing basis in matters where titles and content of film productions on the drawing board potentially could involve trade mark and other IP rights conflicts.
  • Represents FlexMusic ApS, a venture partly owned by longtime client Sony Music, in a legal proceeding launched against it by the musician Blak, challenging the validity of an assignment made of his rights in certain recordings to FlexMusic, including the validity of the assignment of his rights in a major national hit named “Nede Mette”.

Bruun & Hjejle

Bruun & Hjejle’s IP practice has a broad range of IP skills including transfer of trade marks, brand rights, IP arrangements and infringements, IP due diligence, and IP dispute resolution. They are engaged by clients related to the sports industry, tech, media and retail sector. The practice is led by associate partner Kasper Laustsen, who has a strong profile as a practitioner for complex IP and IT issues.

Responsables de la pratique:

Kasper Laustsen

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted the trustee of under bankruptcy with the sale and transfer of the trademarks owned by the online auction house, under bankruptcy, and the deregistration of security in the trademarks.

DAHL Law Firm

DAHL Law Firm‘s team is led by Claes Wildfang who has strong skills in IP litigation and arbitration and Søren Wolder, who has extensive experience with regards to both prosecution and enforcement of intellectual property rights. The team advises clients within textiles and fashion, interior and design, IT, music, entertainment and sports, gaming, media and news, sourcing and trading, food, and industrial manufactures. In May 2023, Robert Jønsson was promoted to equity partner.

Responsables de la pratique:

Claes Wildfang; Søren Wolder

Autres avocats clés:

Robert Jønsson

Les références

‘Extensive knowledge. They understand how to combine legal aspects with practical solutions.’

‘Very approachable in a professional way.’

‘The firm is large enough to have the full range of services available in-house; and the firm is small enough to still give you attention on smaller matters.’

Principaux clients

Northern Greens A/S

Ventus-Danmark ApS

DK Company 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.

itm8 Holding A/S

JBS Textile Group A/S

Society of Lifestyle A/S

Give Steel A/S

J. P. Group A/S

Dublix A/S

Daniatech ApS

Nordic Wood Industries

Principaux dossiers

  • Advised a client within processing technology in a DKK 7.5 mill case complex with preservation of evidence and injunction against competitor
  • Represents the Industrial engineering company Dublix A/S in cases on preservation of evidence and product infringement before the Danish Maritime and Commercial Court.
  • Represents the e-sport team OG in prosecution of trademarks and in infringement cases, including online brand protection.

Lassen Ricard

Lassen Ricard specialises in advising domestic and European broadcasters and television production companies on copyright exploitation across radio, television, webcasting and third-party distributor re-transmissions. Leading the practice is Terese Foged, renowned for her extensive experience in media and copyright law as well as intellectual property law in general, with a particular focus on copyright in the online world with the additional aspects provided by new technology, market situation, and consumer behaviour. Steen Lassen is an experienced international business lawyer and arbitrator.

Responsables de la pratique:

Terese Foged

Autres avocats clés:

Steen Lassen; Ann Grew Pheiffer; Kristina Lautrup; Henrik Schütze

Les références

‘The IP team is very strong. Copyright is the core. Their advice, in and out of court cases, is on a high level.’

‘Ann Grew Pheiffer is excellent in all matters. The right go-to person.’

‘Kristina Lautrup is a very skilled lawyer; strong in the details.’

Principaux clients


TV 2 Denmark


TV 4


TV 2 Norway






Corint Media rep. Sat1 and Pro7

And many other broadcasters


LØJE IP has a full-service IP practice and specialises in representing rights holders across contentious and non-contentious matters. The firm is known for advising the Danish Design Association, along with representing international pharmaceuticals and cosmetic companies, as well as clients from the furniture and design sector. The team is headed by IP litigation specialist Johan Løje.

Responsables de la pratique:

Johan Løje

Principaux clients

Garde Hvalsøe A/S

KH Würtz

Anne Black A/S

Naketano Gmbh

TREK Bicycle Corporation

Contour Design A/S

Ny-form A/S

Spangsberg A/S

VisitDenmark A/S

Mette Dittmer A/S


Scan Products A/S

EPC Alternative Source

Le Klint A/S

Georg Jensen A/S

New Works A/S


SP Group A/S

Timothy Jacob Jensen A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Representing TREK Bicycle Corporation before the Supreme Court in a case regarding their Trademark and the Trademark OUTTREK belonging to the Danish Company T Hansen
  • Representing the German company Naketano Gmbh before the Danish Maritime and Commercial High Court regarding the Danish company IKS ApS infringing copies of clothing products.
  • Represented Anne Black A/S in her case against a large Danish supermarket chain. The cases regarded infringement of her copyright protected kitchen ware, she was awarded the largest amount of damages for a design company in copyright infringement actions in Denmark.

Andersen Partners

At Andersen Partners in Kolding, Kenneth Cramer and Lisbeth Elmgaard co-lead the IP team, focusing on advising on IP strategies and portfolios. Cramer specialises in franchising and imitation issues, while Elmgaard excels in advising on the protection and enforcement of IP rights, contributing to the team’s diverse capabilities.

Responsables de la pratique:

Kenneth Cramer; Lisbeth Elmgaard

Principaux clients

Solar A/S

Zizzi Denmark ApS

Yab Yum Holding ApS

Pilgrim A/S

F. Engel K/S


GALST's focus is on transfer, enforcement, and registration of intellectual property rights. The IP team, led by Hans Christian Galst, enforces the copyrights of Danish and international composers, songwriters, and musicians on behalf of longstanding clients. Majken Korsgaard who is a certified IT lawyer with solid IP experience joined the firm from DANDERS & MORE in January 2023.

Responsables de la pratique:

Hans Christian Galst

Les références

‘I am very grateful to have GALST in my professional life. They understand the business of art, and in my opinion they are the most competent and best of their kind in the whole country. They have been specializing in working with industry people for many years, and you feel utterly safe with them, knowing that they work only for the best.’

‘Hans Christian Galst is an exceptional professional, careful and thoughtful.’

‘You feel like the lawyers are on your team, and feel safe with them. You feel taken care of by experienced professionals who also understand the importance of kindness, humour and wit, while constantly focusing on the clients need.’

Principaux clients

Bjarke Ingels Group A/S

Universal Music

Actor Thure Lindhardt

Rodinia ApS

Nicolai Rasmus Vissing Petersen




Den Kongelige Livgardes Musikkorps Fond


Nordic Copyright Bureau

Forlaget Delta ApS

Tipster SMBA

Roland DG North Europe A/S

Real estate broker Ivan Eltoft Nielsen

Ahlberg Dollarstore AB

Fashion designer Yvonne Koné

Mealo ApS

Charityguard A/S

The estate after Dannie Druehyld

Principaux dossiers

  • Assisted Blu A/S with the contract work in relation to X Factor 2023.
  • Assisted KODA with several hundred copyright infringement court cases.

Moalem Weitemeyer

Moalem Weitemeyer‘s IP team is led by Pernille Nørkær and manages a broad range of mandates covering licensing, infringement disputes, brand protection, and is particularly focused on national and international trade marks. Nørkær specialises in advising e-sports companies, gambling providers, game developers and professional football clubs and athletes on brand protection, handling of infringements, and third-party rights clearance concerning counterfeits.

Responsables de la pratique:

Pernille Nørkær

Les références

‘The team under the leadership of Pernille Nøkær is really excellent, and we are always directed to the person with the deepest knowledge on a particular topic.’

Principaux clients

RelyOn Nutec

Imerco A/S


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


Smarkets (Malta) Limited

VKR Holding A/S

Astralis Group A/S

Birger Christensen A/S

Miild A/S

Principaux dossiers

  • Represented Röko in connection with their acquisition of the majority shareholding in AJAT Group including assisting Röko with updating their trademark portfolio.
  • Represented Trophy Games in its acquisition of the mobile game Transit King Tycoon from Finnish game developer Bon Games.
  • Advised Imerco on their trademark strategy and portfolio.


Zacco‘s team manages trade mark and design portfolios, customs actions, and infringement disputes for a diverse client base, including LEGO, Pandora and Chanel. Leading the team, Thomas Mølsgaard has broad expertise in handling trade mark portfolios and protecting trade names, secrets, domain names and patents. Peter Gustav Olson joined the practice from NJORD Law Firm in early 2024, adding his trade mark and design expertise.

Responsables de la pratique:

Thomas Mølsgaard

Autres avocats clés:

Lone Prehn; Fabio Pezzolato; Peter Gustav Olson

Les références

‘Very flexible, knowledgeable, and able to draw on subject matter experts when needed.’

‘The are a joy to work with.’

‘Very dedicated to understanding and covering the customer’s need. Dedicated resources knowing and understanding our business and understanding the unique details of new products and functionality. Very easy to work with.’

Principaux clients

LEGO Juris A/S

Pandora A/S

Arla Foods AmbA

The Scotch Whisky Association Ltd.


Sunoco Overseas, Inc (et al.)

The Sports Federation of Denmark & The Olympic Committee of Denmark

Toms Group A/S

Anticimex Innovation Centre

Co-Ro A/S

Compagnie Financière Richemont SA

Copenhagen Chocolate Factory A/S

Sanrio Corporation Ltd.

Sony Corporation Ltd.


Prime Music

432 Records

Principaux dossiers

  • Led Sunoco Oil in a successful Europe-wide trademark infringement case that established insight into fair use of third-party trademarks.
  • Worked with The Scotch Whisky Association in a Geographical Indications case, resulting in the DKPTO aligning registration practice with the EUIPO.
  • Successfully concluded a landmark case for Chanel that sought to address customs enforcement of counterfeits imported within personal luggage.