Mikkel Bender

Founder 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 currently serves as a 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 diagnostics, microbiology and pharmaceuticals. Further, Mr Bender is an expert in prosecuting applications for supplementary protection certificates.

Mr Bender has a diploma in patent litigation in Europe from the University of Strasbourg and is qualified to act as a 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 EPO.

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

Firm details

COPA Copenhagen Patents
Rosenorns Alle 1
Frederiksberg 1970
Denmark

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