Peter Gustav Olson

Peter Gustav Olson

Attorney at law, Partner,

Areas of Expertise

Data Protection
Intellectual Property
IT and Telecom


Peter Gustav Olson specialises in EU trademarks, EU designs, and domain names.

In the last 19 years Peter Gustav Olson has filed over 1200 CTM applications and has been involved in over 600 CTM oppositions (as opponent as well as applicant).

Peter Gustav Olson has a U.S. law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He moved to Denmark and got a Danish law degree in 1997. This was right near the beginning of the CTM in 1996, and Peter was educated in up-to-date EU Law and was bullish about the CTM from the start. He is a member of the INTA Internet Committee and the MARQUES Designs Team.


The World Trademark Review has personally rated Peter Gustav Olson.

“Trademark virtuoso Peter Gustav Olson is “a perceptive strategist and an expert on EU trademarks”. Having filed over 1,200 Community trademark applications and been involved in more than 600 Community trademark oppositions throughout his career, clients can sleep soundly knowing their marks are safe in his hands.”

WTR, 2019




2015-NJORD Law Firm, partner

2008-2014MAQS Law Firm, partner

2001-2008Plesner Law Firm, Attorney

1992-2001Trademark Attorney, International Patent Bureau


2000Admitted to the Danish Bar

1995University of Copenhagen, Master of Law

1984University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Juris Doctor

1980Michigan State University, Bachelor of Science


Danish, Swedish, and English.


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