Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn


About Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn

Admission to practice law 2006
Right of audience, The Danish High Court 2016
Master of Laws (University of Copenhagen) 2003
Education abroad 2001

English, German, Norwegian

Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn is highly specialised in legal issues that may affect the pharmaceuticals, medical devices, foodstuffs and cosmetics industries. Martin renders advice to both national and international businesses within a wide range of areas, such as marketing law, intellectual property law and regulatory matters, including market access, distribution as well as research and development.

Martin teaches at Danish and international conferences, and he is the author of several books and articles.

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Chambers and partners

Chambers Europe Rating 2017
- Intellectual Property

Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn represents clients in conflicts relating to patents and utility models as well as assisting pharmaceutical and food sector clients with regulatory issues.

Chambers and Partners Europe, Intellectual Property

Chambers Global Rating 2018
- Intellectual Property

Martin Dræbye Gantzhorn is particularly active in the pharmaceutical sector, and is noted for advising clients from the pharmaceutical and food industries on patents and regulatory matters. He climbs the rankings this year on the basis of strong client feedback and is highly regarded by sources, who say: "He is very personable, and he really listens and understands the complexity of a situation. He has a good network which he uses to solve problems and he is very quick and responsive. He is engaged and active in this area, as well as enthusiastic and passionate, so you really get above and beyond."

Chambers and Partners Global, Intellectual Property


  • Board Member, Re-Match
  • Member of the Board, Life Science DK
  • Member, EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers Association)
  • Member, IBA (International Bar Association)
  • LES (Licensing Executives Society, Member of the Board, President LES Scandinavia, currently Past-President)
  • Member, INTA (International Trademark Association)


  • European Pharmaceutical Law Review: Latest Developments in Danish Healthcare Professional Transparency Regulation
    The legal publisher Lexxion, (6 pages), 2017, Article
  • Food Lawyers’ Network worldwide, EU-Food information regulation 1169/2011 – implementing measures
    Food Lawyers’ Network worldwide, 2016, Book
  • Advertising Food in Europe
    lexxion, 2015, Book
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