Region: Denmark

Economic implications of the UPC for Scandinavia and beyond

While the broader implications of the introduction of a single European court tasked with handling patent matters are not yet clear, a look at the bigger picture suggests that demand for patent litigation looks set to increase.

11 May 2022

Novo Nordisk’s $3.3 billion Dicerna purchase shows booming RNA IP market

Danish company makes its biggest-ever acquisition in an area where demand for assets is growing rapidly

23 November 2021

Taiwan Semiconductor spins patents to gene sequencing leader

Transfer of microfluidics tech comes as San Diego-based Illumina faces a fierce IP fight with an upstart Chinese rival

11 June 2019

US biotech aims to curb China’s genomics leader with pair of European lawsuits

Shenzhen BGI was once the biggest purchaser of Illumina’s gene sequencing machines. Now the two are on opposite sides of an expanding patent battle

28 May 2019

Denmark Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year and Norway Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year: Zacco

24 April 2019

Denmark Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year: COPA Copenhagen Patents

Featured in The Global IP Awards: Key Insights from IP Leaders 2019

24 April 2019

Denmark makes SØIK IP rights taskforce permanent

All filings for criminal investigations regarding IP crime in Denmark have on a trial basis been referred to a special IP rights taskforce at the Office of the Public Prosecutor for Serious Economic Crime (SØIK). This trial arrangement has now been made permanent.

10 October 2018

On your bike: Maritime and Commercial High Court protects CHRISTIANIA BIKES mark

The Maritime and Commercial High Court has rejected claims that the CHRISTIANIA BIKES mark has become a generic term for all types of cargo bike.

03 October 2018

Amendment passed providing legal privilege to patent attorneys before Danish courts

The proposition to amend the Administration of Justice Act was recently passed in Parliament. The amendment was passed unanimously and provides European patent attorneys with a legal privilege similar to that of lawyers.

30 May 2018

Legal privilege for patent attorneys before Danish courts

After more than 10 years of effort from Danish IP and industry associations, patent attorneys may finally be given legal privilege before the Danish courts.

07 March 2018

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