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Mikkel Friis Rossa

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Mikkel Friis Rossa er specialist i GDPR, Digitalisering og immaterialret

Via et ekstraordinært drive, dyb kommerciel indsigt og ikke mindst evnen til at omsætte kompleks jura til praktisk anvendelige løsninger har Mikkel Friis Rossa placeret sig som en af de førende advokater i Danmark inden for GDPR, digital transformation og immaterialret (IP).

Mikkel leder Bech-Bruuns persondata-team, der er et af de største og mest erfarne i Danmark. Mikkel har en unik erfaring i forhold til at udforme, koordinere og implementere komplekse persondata-compliance programmer i store, internationale koncerner, ligesom han har stor erfaring med rådgivning om de juridiske aspekter af digital transformation, herunder "datadriven growth". Han er trusted advisor for en række førende danske virksomheder i forhold til GDPR, digitalisering og markedsføringsret, hvor han rådgiver på et strategisk, taktisk og operationelt plan.

Mikkels store forretningsforståelse og dybe juridiske viden giver ham en ligefrem, løsningsorienteret og pragmatisk rådgivningsstil, der gør ham til en efterspurgt rådgiver og sparringspartner.

I 2011 erhvervede Mikkel en LLM specialiseret i IP fra Queen Mary University of London, og i 2013 blev han udvalgt som Talent100 af Berlingske Business. Han er desuden en dygtig og efterspurgt foredragsholder/underviser i relation til GDPR og markedsføringsret.

Teamet

Intellectual Property

  • Intellectual Property
  • It og digitalisering
  • Persondata
  • Legaltech
  • FinTech
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Hverv og medlemskaber

  • Medlem, Udvalget for Persondataret, Danske Advokater
  • Medlem, Foreningen for Industriel Retsbeskyttelse (FIR)
  • Medlem, International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

Publikationer

  • Databeskyttelsesretlige udfordringer i praksis – status efter 25. maj 2018, Foreningen af Interne Revisorer, 2019. Artikel
  • Getting the deal through, Franchise (Denmark Chapter) 2017, 2018 and 2019, Law Business Research, 2016. Artikel
  • Social Media Marketing: Potential and Pitfalls for Franchisors and Franchisees, International Journal of Franchising Law, Volume 10, Issue 6, 2012. 5 sider. Artikel
  • The Interplay between Design and Copyright Protection for Industrial Products (Denmark), AIIPI, 2012. Artikel
  • Protection of Industrial Designs (Denmark), AIIPI, 2012. Artikel
  • Unfair Competition in the UK: Rationale and Recent Developments – Towards Harmonisation within the EU?, Queen Mary, University of London Publishing, 2011. Artikel

Uddannelse og sprog

  • LLM Intellectual property
  • Advokat
  • Cand.jur.
  • Uddannelse i udlandet: South Texas College of Law
  • Engelsk

Ratings

Bech-Bruun's expertise spans data compliance programmes and audits, gap analyses, international data transfers, cybersecurity incidents, outsourcing mandates, Data Protection Agency (DPA) notifications and data litigation. In 2019, the firm launched its DPA Service, a digital solution which facilitates clients’ compliance with GDPR requirements in relation to auditing data processors. Clients praise the department for its 'combination of traditional counsel in conjunction with an actual privacy tech tool, which saves a lot of time on the actual implementation of compliance'. Mikkel Friis Rossa heads up the practice.

Mikkel Friis Rossa is very knowledgeable, competent and experienced within the field of data protection and privacy. He brought value to the table. In addition, he is nice to work with, easygoing, likeable.’ 

Mikkel Friis Rossa has been listed as a Leading individual by Legal 500.

Legal 500, Data privacy and data protection

Bech-Bruun has expertise in contentious and non-contentious matters overlapping between IT, data protection and IT-security, which also includes GDPR issues. The firm advises public and private companies on IT system development and supply agreements, software licensing and IT operational services agreements concerning traditional hosting and outsourcing services. (...) and Mikkel Friis Rossa jointly head the practice and have experience in the drafting and negotiation of procurement and technology transfer agreements, as well as with due diligence work.

'Mikkel Friis Rossa is a skilled negotiator while also understanding the opposing party’s views. Mikkel possesses the combination of professionalism and personal advice that I appreciate. That is why I will choose Bech-Bruun and especially Mikkel as lawyer again and again.'

Legal 500, Information technology

Client Choice - International Law Office

Mikkel Friis Rossa has been elected to be International Winner in Client Choice of the year – Intellectual Property - Designs & Trade Secrets in Denmark.

Source: Client Choice 2019

Client Choice - International Law Office

Mikkel Friis Rossa has been elected to be International Winner in Client Choice of the year – Intellectual Property - Copyright Category for Denmark.

Source: International Law Office (ILO)

Client Choice - International Law Office

Mikkel Friis Rossa has been elected to be International Winner in Client Choice of the year – IT & Internet Category for Denmark.

Source: International Law Office (ILO)