Jeppe Brogaard Clausen is a specialist in intellectual property law. For more than 20 years, Jeppe Brogaard Clausen and his team have been advising well-known international firms in Scandinavia.
Jeppe Brogaard Clausen is also an expert on entertainment law, in particular matters of infringement of copyright in music and motion pictures.
Furthermore, Jeppe Brogaard Clausen is a popular lecturer, is known for participating in television broadcasts, and a writer specialising in intellectual property law.
- Honorary member of Centre for International Legal Studies, Salzburg
- Member of Forening for Industriel Retsbeskyttelse (FIR)
- International Joint Venture published by Centre for International Legal Studies, Salzburg
- Copyright World Magazine published by Informa Professional, London
- Mondaq published by Mondaq Publishing, London
- World eBusiness Law Report published by Globe Business Publishing, London
Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English, German, and French.
Jeppe Brogaard Clausen and Thomas Ryhl lead the team at NJORD Law Firm, which represents brand owners in the protection and enforcement of IP rights and is prominent in the life sciences space. Clausen is noted for his expertise in counterfeit and passing off cases, as well as copyright infringement matters in the music and film industries, while Rhyl specialises in life sciences regulations and IP litigation relating to EU-wide law. Malene Fagerberg left the group in mid-2020 to a DPO position.
Commercial law firm NJORD is recommended for soft IP work. The firm has a trade mark filing practice. The key practitioners in the firm are Jeppe Brograard Clausen and Peter Gustav Olson. Clausen and Olson are highly recommended. A notable junior practitioner to watch is Emelie Svensson, a lawyer who is experienced in trade mark portfolio management.
Nothing is off limits for the experienced troop at NJORD. Rights are registered flawlessly by a firm considered one of the most prolific filers in the European Union; portfolios are handled efficiently; and infringements are nipped firmly in the bud. “A point of reference in the fashion and luxury goods sector”, Jeppe Brogaard Clausen is a consummate litigator and percipient counsellor. Having filed thousands of marks in his time, Peter Gustav Olson has developed a specialist skillset, particularly in defending companies against tactical cancellation actions designed to impede enforcement of their marks. He also represents the interests of US parties in Denmark, where he “has a great grasp of rules and procedures as well as a loyalfollowing”.
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.
Leading the vanguard, Jeppe Brogaard Clausen is a “fantastic litigator”. Well-versed in disciplines adjacent to intellectual property, his advice is all-encompassing, which is incredibly useful when grappling with counterfeiting and passing-off cases.