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Aarhus

Claus Barrett Christiansen

Claus Barrett Christiansen er specialist i immaterielret og markedsføringsret

Med speciale i immaterielret, markedsføringsret, licenser, brand protection og IP-strategi og mere end 20 års erfaring dækker Claus Barrett Christiansens rådgivning over alle juridiske aspekter på området. Claus har ført et stort antal sager for Sø- og Handelsretten, Landsretten, Højesteret og EU-Domstolen, og han rådgiver både mindre iværksættervirksomheder og multinationale koncerner om bl.a. stiftelse og beskyttelse af varemærkerettigheder, domænenavne og design.

I 2011 var Claus med til at etablere Bech-Bruuns Chinese Desk, og han har lige siden hjulpet danske virksomheder med at etablere sig på det kinesiske marked og rådgivet i kinesisk immaterielret, håndhævelse, licenser og E-handel. Samtidig rådgiver han kinesiske virksomheder om immaterielret i Norden.

Claus er en eftertragtet underviser inden for sit speciale, og han har i mere end 15 år undervist som ekstern lektor på Aarhus Universitet og Aarhus School of Business. Derudover sidder Claus i Danske Advokaters IP-udvalg, Patent- og Varemærkestyrelsens Ekspertgruppe for varemærker, Marques China Team og INTA Amicus Brief Committee.

 

Teamet

Trademarks og Design

  • Trademarks og Design
  • Intellectual Property
  • Markedsføring og reklame

Hverv og medlemskaber

  • Medlem, International Trademark Association (INTA), Internet/lgTLD udvalg
  • Medlem, British Literary and Copyright Association (BLACA)
  • Medlem, Licensing Executives Society Scandinavia (LES Scandinavia)
  • Medlem, DI´s E-handels udvalg
  • Medlem, DI ambassadørkorps for effektivisering
  • Medlem, Patent- og Varemærkestyrelsens ekspertgruppe for varemærker
  • Medlem, EU Commission EU China IP Working Group
  • Medlem, Danish Chinese Business Forum
  • Medlem, Højesteretsskranken
  • Medlem, INTA (International Amicus Brief Committee)
  • Medlem, Sø- og Handelsrettens brugergruppe
  • Medlem, Dansk Selskab for Ophavsret
  • Medlem, Dansk Forening for Industriel Retsbeskyttelse
  • Medlem, Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES)
  • Medlem, International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Bestyrelsesmedlen, Ejendomsaktieselskabet Vest
  • Bestyrelsesmedlem, Kavi Invest A/S
  • Medlem, Danske Advokaters IPR-Udvalg
  • Bestyrelsesmedlem, Margot og Thorvald Dreyers Fond

Publikationer

  • Community Design Regulation, C.H.BECK. 1018 sider. Bog
  • Community Trade Mark Regulation , C.H.BECK. 1600 sider. Bog
  • Sanktioner og håndhævelse, Gads forlag. 608 sider. Bog
  • Commented Trademark Regulation, C.H. Beck. Bog
  • Commented Design Regulation, C.H. Beck. Bog
  • International Design Protection, Globe Law and Business. 418 sider. Bog

Uddannelse og sprog

  • Møderet, Højesteret
  • LLM
  • Advokat
  • Cand.jur.
  • Engelsk

Ratings

IPstar

The firm has one of the strongest IP teams in this jurisdiction, with a thriving trade mark and design filing practice led by Claus Barrett Christiansen. "Bech-Bruun has an impressive team of legal experts ready for any task related to IP. The team delivers proactive, commercial-oriented advice and is very valued," says a client. 

Managing Intellectual Property/Trademarks

Chambers and partners

Claus Barrett Christiansen was recently promoted to practice head of the IP team. He provides regular advice on trade mark, design and copyright law, with a focus on contentious matters. Sources agree that he is "an extremely knowledgeable, skilled and talented lawyer who has a practical understanding of the challenges in this field."

Chambers and Partners Europe, Intellectual Property

Chambers Global Rating 2018 - Bech-Bruun
Claus Barrett Christiansen was recently promoted to practice head of the IP team. He provides regular advice on trade mark, design and copyright law, with a focus on contentious matters. Sources agree that he is "an extremely knowledgeable, skilled and talented lawyer who has a practical understanding of the challenges in this field."

Chambers and Partners Global, Intellectual Property

Client Choice - International Law Office

Claus Barrett Christiansen has been elected to be International Winner in Client Choice of the year – Recognized for Excellence in Client Services.

Source: International Law Office (ILO)

Bech-Bruun Recommended by Legal500

Always within reach’, Bech-Bruun’s accessible team often represents clients in IP arbitration and litigation, as well as advising on compliance matters. Claus Barrett Christiansen successfully represented Rockwool in a design dispute with Papiruld before the Supreme Court.

Legal 500, Intellectual property

WTR1000 logo

Claus Barrett Christiansen’s leadership of the IP group is robust and resolute, a reflection of his litigation skills. “He’s the breadwinner of the practice – a very skilled attorney who deserves the highest of recommendations.”

World Trademark Review, 2018