What the team is known for
Well-respected team known for handling contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters, including trade mark enforcement and agreements. Represents clients in parallel imports litigation and trade secrets mandates. Frequently acts on patent infringement cases, as well as providing strategic and transactional patent advice. Also active in the copyright area, as well as handling large data protection and compliance projects. Offers considerable expertise in the life sciences sector and represents pharmaceutical companies, as well as many notable brands from other sectors. Experienced in mandates involving international elements.
One client notes that the firm's lawyers are "tough and great experts in all the areas that require specialised knowledge."
Another client describes the team as being "commercially oriented, trying to find pragmatic solutions and really understanding our needs," so the lawyers are able to give "the advice we are seeking in the format we are seeking."
Acted for A.P. Møller Holding on a trade mark agreement with A.P. Moller-Maersk.
Christian Vinding Thomsen assists clients with distribution and intellectual property compliance in the life science sector. Sources describe him as being "intelligent, creative and he thinks outside the box."
Claus Barrett Christiansen acts for clients on a variety of trade mark disputes, with particular strength in contentious brand name and logo mandates. He is noted for his litigation skills, with sources stating that "he is excellent in his way of tackling problems" and is "tough but fair."
Dan Bjerg Geary represents clients in the full range of IP litigation, advising on patent, trade mark and copyright disputes. He also assists with the IP elements of corporate transactions. Clients highlight that he has "very good commercial insight" and gives advice "in an easily understandable language."
Klaus Madsen offers clients expertise regarding patents, especially acting for pharmaceutical clients on patent enforcement and the launch of new products. Sources compliment his skills in patent disputes, saying he is "a very good litigator."
Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn acts for pharmaceutical clients on the IP aspects of transactions, as well as assisting with the enforcement of trade secrets. Clients praise him for providing "legally impeccable and commercially and operationally optimal solutions," and add that he is "approachable, dedicated and quick to pick up the essence of the problem."
Mikkel Friis Rossa advises clients on data protection issues and trade mark registrations. Clients emphasise his "outstanding customer service, his clear, practical and to-the-point advice, his can-do attitude and his impressive business understanding."