World Trademark Review 1000 2021

The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals - a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.

Denmark

From a legislative standpoint, Danish trademark practitioners have been settling into the groove of the new regime introduced in early 2019. The amended Trademark Act yielded many practical changes, such as a fast-track scheme and an updated fee structure, all of which have been met with enthusiasm. Enforcement activity has...

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From a legislative standpoint, Danish trademark practitioners have been settling into the groove of the new regime introduced in early 2019. The amended Trademark Act yielded many practical changes, such as a fast-track scheme and an updated fee structure, all of which have been met with enthusiasm. Enforcement activity has also ramped up, as brands expanding onto online platforms seek out specialised services to accommodate their needs, particularly in relation to anti-counterfeiting. In positive news, new legislation has been passed to tackle the issues affecting online retailers. Although e-commerce platforms have their own take-down procedures concerning fake goods, the Product and Market Surveillance Law allows companies to alert public authorities whenever they spot infringing products that are detrimental to health and safety. This is one of several indications that the Danish government is deadly serious in its mission to clamp down on counterfeits. The legal market has seen a significant shake-up as new boutiques have emerged and practice groups continue to diversify. As a result, Bugge Valentin and Løje IP debut in the rankings, and a new banding system is unveiled below.

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