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Bech-Bruun

Intellectual Property

4 ranked lawyersBand 1DenmarkEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Bech-Bruun is a full-service law firm assisting clients with the full gamut of IP strategy, registration, protection and enforcement. The team frequently handles contentious and non-contentious copyright, trade mark and design rights matters. It also acts on patent disputes in the pharmaceutical sector. Bech-Bruun has additional expertise in the commercialisation of IP, including distribution, licensing and franchise agreements The firm is also experienced in mandates involving international elements.

Strengths

A client says: "Bech-Bruun has an excellent ability to manoeuvre between legal and technical matters."

Another client highlights Bech-Bruun's remarkable international capabilities, noting that "the team knows the spirit and values of our company, resulting in excellent and very useful advice."

Work highlights

Represented Samsung Bioepis in a patent infringement case relating to a biosimilar medicine.

Notable practitioners

Claus Barrett Christiansen advances in this year's rankings after receiving remarkable client feedback. He acts for clients on trade mark and design infringement disputes and issues of marketing law. A source enthuses: "He is tough, very knowledgeable and always one step ahead of our opponents when setting the strategy. He has an in-depth knowledge of our business and he is a brilliant communicator."

Dan Bjerg Geary advises on the IP aspects of franchise, distribution and licensing agreements, having additional experience in patent and copyright infringements. A client praises him for "his remarkable ability to combine legal insight with great commercial understanding."

Klaus Madsen advances in the rankings following impressive market recognition. He receives plaudits for his expertise in patent disputes, often representing pharmaceutical companies. Interviewees note his great presence in the courtroom.

Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn assists pharmaceutical companies with IP issues such as patent infringement and regulatory matters. He also acts in disputes pertaining to marketing and advertising issues. Clients distinguish him as "an amazing business partner who is deeply engaged with the client's business" and as "an excellent communicator."

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Overview

We have in-depth knowledge of all aspects pertaining to IP rights as well as profound commercial understanding of the needs of the individual industries. 
We advise Danish and non-Danish enterprises on all issues related to IP rights. Our clients number both small and large Danish and international enterprises from all industries, including electronics, media, mechanics, fashion, pharmaceuticals as well as information and biotechnology.
 
Our advisory services include:

  • Registration/prosecution of trademarks and designs
  • Commercialisation of IP rights, including licensing and sale as well as other commercial agreements regarding the exercise of IP rights
  • Product copies
  • Protection of trade secrets
  • Enforcement of IP rights
  • Preserving evidence
  • Injunction and other legal proceedings
  • Customs programmes regarding suspension of counterfeit products

We provide the best possible advice – also outside Denmark, as we cooperate with a global network of law firms capable of assisting when our clients need advice on non-Danish matters.
 
Naturally, we also work closely with our in-house colleagues in relevant areas, for instance Life Sciences, M&A and Corporate Matters, Media & Entertainment, IT & Digitisation, etc., in order to provide optimum advice.

Intellectual Property

Bech-Bruun

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Location

Langelinie Allé 35

Copenhagen

Hovedstaden

Denmark

DK-2100

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Denmark

Intellectual Property


Claus Barrett Christiansen
Band 1
Dan Bjerg Geary
Band 4
Klaus E Madsen
Band 1
Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn
Band 3