Mikkel Bender

Founding Partner at COPA Copenhagen Patents

Mikkel Bender is partner and founder of COPA Copenhagen Patents, a specialist patent firm based in the heart of Copenhagen.

Mr Bender has exceptional experience as a patent litigation adviser and is highly recommended and recognised in this capacity. He has served and is currently serving as patent adviser in numerous court cases on preliminary injunctions, infringement and validity in both Denmark and Sweden. Mr Bender has represented several major international pharmaceutical companies before the Danish city courts, the High Court of Eastern Denmark, the Maritime and Commercial High Court and the Danish Supreme Court.

Mr Bender is especially experienced in life sciences and has in-depth knowledge of patent prosecution in the fields of diagnostics, microbiology and pharmaceuticals. Further, Mr Bender is an expert in prosecuting applications for supplementary protection certificates.

Mr Bender has completed a diploma course on patent litigation in Europe at the University of Strasbourg and is also qualified to act as court-appointed expert in Denmark.

Mr Bender also represents clients in opposition and appeal proceedings before the Boards of Appeal of the Danish Patent and Trademark Office and before the European Patent Office.

Mr Bender also frequently gives talks at IP rights conferences and conventions in Denmark and abroad.

Professional associations

  • ADIPA
  • epi

Firm details

COPA Copenhagen Patents
Rosenorns Allé 1
Frederiksberg DK-1970
Denmark

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