Chambers Europe Rating 2016
What the team is known for Highly regarded team for trade mark and design issues. Its lawyers' expertise also covers copyright and data protection matters, including handling contentious cases. Represents large Danish and international clients from a number of key sectors and industries, with a particularly strong focus on the life sciences sector.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"The lawyers have a good understanding of our situation and are good at making difficult issues simple. The firm has the size and the specialist expertise to handle all legal matters."
"Its lawyers are quick and follow up well; they always give a lot of attention to our cases."
What's new? Christian Vinding Thomsen joined the team from MAQS Law Firm.
Work highlights Represented eBay's Danish entity, Bil Markedet, in multiple cases related to data infringement and violation of marketing practice regulation.
Successfully represented Rockwool International before the Danish Supreme Court in a case related to the interpretation of EU marketing directives.
Head of practice Klaus Madsen is described by clients as "very skilled and very strategical." He focuses on patents, life sciences and marketing law. Recent highlights include representing Krka in a patent case against AstraZeneca.
Claus Barrett Christiansen receives glowing praise from clients: "We have always found him to be well informed and very good at finding solutions; he works as an extension of our company." His broad practice includes trade mark, design, copyright and domain name issues, as well as marketing regulation and distribution and licence agreements.
Christian Vinding Thomsen is considered by sources to be "one of the country's leading lawyers within the life sciences field." His expertise includes regulatory and transactional matters related to life sciences, pharmaceuticals and foodstuffs. Clients say: "He's very experienced, very thorough and really knows his stuff. He always gives pragmatic, prompt and good advice."
Significant clients Warner Bros., Procter & Gamble, Bestseller, Sony Music, Mars.
Chambers and Partners Europe, Intellectual Property