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Thomas Munk Rasmussen

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Thomas Munk Rasmussen specialises in data protection and intellectual property law

Thomas Munk Rasmussen is head of Bech-Bruun's Compliance practice group and one of Denmark's leading specialists in the areas of data protection law and marketing law, which is reflected in recognitions from several international law firm rating agencies. 

Thomas renders advice on all aspects of data protection law, including the rules on processing of personal data in acts governing specific subject matters. He has worked with data protection law for more than 17 years (Danish as well as EU legislation), assisting both public and private organisations in Denmark and abroad. He has handled numerous security violations involving personal data, and as such he has profound experience with crisis management, communication and processing in respect of supervisory authorities. Moreover, Thomas advises on marketing law and IT law issues.

Further, Thomas was responsible for the establishment and development of Bech-Bruun's Data Protection Officer programme (DPO), completed by more than 250 DPOs since 2016. Furthermore, as an associate professor he has taught IT and data protection law at the University of Copenhagen where he has also been a tutor in property law.


The Team

Data Protection

  • Data Protection
  • Compliance
  • Economic Crime & Anti Corruption
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Regulatory Issues


  • Board of directors (member), Bech-Bruun


  • E-handel – praktisk jura for erhvervsdrivende, Forlaget Thomson, 2011. Book
  • Domænenavne – en juridisk håndbog, Forlaget Thomson, 2009. Book
  • FAKTA selskabsret, Forlaget Thomson, 2006. Book
  • Ansvar for indhold på intranettet, El og Energi, 2005. Article
  • Domænenavnet som pantsætningsobjekt, UfR, 2003. Article
  • Domænenavne – en juridisk håndbog, Forlaget Thomson, 2003. Book
  • Nye DIFO-regler om domænenavne, Advokaten, nr. 3, 2002. Article

Education and language

  • Right of audience, The Danish High Court
  • LLM
  • Admission to practice law
  • Master of Laws
  • English


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Mikkel Friis Rossa is ‘outstandingly solution-oriented’ and Thomas Munk Rasmussen has been representing eBay’s Danish subsidiary Bil Markedet in a number of disputes over database infringements and violations of marketing practices. Other clients include Valora, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Dansk Supermarked.

Legal 500, Intellectual property