Ranked: Band 1
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.
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."
Represented Samsung Bioepis in a patent infringement case relating to a biosimilar medicine.
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."