Malene Fagerberg is specialized in providing services in all aspects of intellectual property, marketing law, legislation on public health and medical devices, data protection, contracts, and IT law. She has won several cases before the Danish courts for well-known international brands concerning trademarks, copyrights, design rights, and marketing.

Malene Fagerberg has in-house counsel experience from a biotech company and offers legal advice to the Life Science industry. Her work includes contracts, compliance, litigation, market access, and revocation.

In 2016, Malene Fagerberg became a certified IT Contract Manager. In 2017, she became a board member of ITU Business Development A/S, which is a subsidiary of the IT University of Copenhagen.


„NJORD Law Firm has notable expertise in contractual issues, outsourcings and data protection matters. Key names from the team include Malene Fagerberg, who is an expert in IT contracts and data protection; and Frank Jørgensen, who is experienced in data protection and domain name disputes.“

Legal 500, 2019, Information Technology

„Prosecutions, litigation, and contracts are the key pillars of NJORD Law Firm’s practice, and team co-head Jeppe Brogaard Clausen predominantly handles contentious matters in the soft IP space. Life sciences specialist Thomas Ryhl also leads the team and assisted Philips HealthTech with issues surrounding the public tender of medical equipment for hospitals in Denmark. Malene Fagerberg also focuses on life sciences issues and advised The North Face, L’Oréal, Estee Lauder and Ralph Lauren on actions taken against counterfeit goods. Trade mark and copyright expert Frank Jørgensen acted for Smallstuff in a High Court appeal brought by Sebra Interiør, which alleged infringement of its toy bed for dolls.“

Legal 500, 2019, Intellectual Property

„NJORD Law Firm’s practice assists clients with contracts, outsourcings and licensing issues. Notable names from the team include managing partner Lars Lokdam, who is an expert in transactional work; Thomas Ryhl, who focuses on regulatory issues; and Malene Fagerberg, who is skilled in data protection matters.“

Legal 500, 2019, Telecoms


Malene Fagerberg is author and regular contributor of various intellectual property and Life Science magazines among others



2015-NJORD Law Firm, partner

2014-2018Aarhus University, external examiner

2004-2014MAQS Law Firm, senior attorney

2007-2010Lecturer in Intellectual Property, University of Copenhagen

2007-2008Commercial Counsel, Alpharma ApS/Xellia Pharmaceuticals ApS


2017Right of audience before the Danish High Court

2008Admitted to the Danish Bar

2005University of Copenhagen, Master of Law

2003Melbourne University


Danish, the Scandinavian languages, and English.

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