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.

  • Co-author to a chapter on Denmark in "Trademark Law & the Internet", 1st Edition 1999 and 2nd Edition 2001, International Trademark Association (INTA), Contribution Survey Respondent
  • Wrote "Deciding the issue of likelihood of confusion in trademark disputes – the division of competence between the ECJ and the national courts", thesis at the University of Copenhagen 1995
  • Co-author to a chapter on Denmark in "Trademark Law Handbook", 1999, International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Peter Gustav Olson is often asked to write analyses of CTM and RCD cases for World Trademark Review Daily. List of articles published in World Trademark Review Daily by Peter Gustav Olson
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Member of the Bar of District of Columbia Court of Appeals (Washington, D.C. Bar)
  • Member of the Danish Law Society

Danish, Swedish, and English.


“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