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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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Ratings

Bech-Bruun is a market leader for patent work and houses the ‘best life sciences practice in Denmark’. It is also prominent in trade marks, design issues and marketing work (..). Mikkel Friis Rossa jointly leads the team (…). The group also has significant expertise in tech transfers, transactional work and licensing issues (…).

Legal 500, Intellectual property

The IP and technology team at Bech-Bruun works with a range of clients, including public bodies, Danish businesses and global corporations. Led by Mikkel Friis Rossa, the group advises on the full gamut of data protection issues, from GDPR disputes and outsourcing mandates to DPO services and the implementation of data protection compliance programmes.

(…) and Mikkel Friis Rossa are both outstanding advisers with a customer-tailored approach.’

Mikkel Friis Rossa and his team can always be reached and the response is always fast, to the point and value-adding. Mikkel and his team have a deep understanding of the legal framework and our business and seamlessly provide us with practical solutions.

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

Legal 500, Data privacy and data protection

Bech-Bruun handles the full spectrum of issues relating to IT law, including traditional IT system development and supply agreements as well as emerging technologies such as AI and blockchain media. The strength of the team’s capabilities is reflected in its client roster that includes Microsoft and Samsung. It is particularly strong in the area of data protection and has extensive experience providing TMT advice to public sector clients. Practice head Mikkel Friis Rossa advises on IT matters and new technologies at the intersection between IT, data protection and marketing law (…).

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)

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

  • Bech-Bruun Leadership Programme: INSEAD, Frankrig
  • LLM Intellectual property
  • Advokat
  • Cand.jur.
  • Uddannelse i udlandet: South Texas College of Law
  • Engelsk
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