Partner & European Patent Attorney /Head of Opposition and Litigation: Kim Wagner
Partner, European Patent Attorney/Head of Technology and Software: Peter Sørensen
Partner, European Trademark & Design Attorney/Head of Trademarks: Ellen Breddam
Number of Partners: 10
Number of IP Practitioners: 55
Languages: Danish, English
Plougmann Vingtoft is an award-winning IP consulting firm that specialises in handling, protecting, and commercialising IPR as well as the strategic use hereof.
Plougmann Vingtoft has a large team of dedicated employees working out of the headquarters in Hellerup (Copenhagen) and three additional offices in respectively Aarhus, Oslo, and Madrid.
Further, the firm has a comprehensive network of business partners and agents around the globe, which enables the firm to provide services for clients in any part of the world, both directly and through international agents.
Full-service IP Consulting:
Plougmann Vingtoft is a full-service consultancy. The firm employs some of the best patent-, trademark and design attorneys, including 15 examined European Patent Attorneys and 7 European Trademark and Design Attorneys, as well as a well-educated team of paralegals to support attorneys and handle all IP administration, which ensures a cost-efficient, well-operated and highly professional service to all clients.
Besides well-known IP services, Plougmann Vingtoft firm has an in-house commercialization and tech-transfer team, which is marketed under a separate brand “tto” (www.tto.eu). Tto specializes in generating value from new technologies in combination with IPR. The tto experts assist clients facing challenges in a transition phase from early stage development to commercialization or exit.
Plougmann Vingtoft’s IP attorneys conduct searches and analyses, prepare IP strategies and evaluations in addition to drafting and prosecuting IP applications.
Also, the company has extensive experience in representing various firms in complex opposition and litigation cases before the European Patent Office (EPO) and national courts in Denmark and Norway.
Recognition & awards:
For 14 consecutive years, the company has been placed in Managing IP’s Tier 1.
IAM Patent 1000 describes Plougmann Vingtoft as follows: “A powerhouse on the Danish IP landscape, Plougmann Vingtoft has a lot to offer innovative companies in need of futureproofed patent protection “It continuously educates its attorneys in best practices, and produces fantastic applications and a high-quality service”.”
While WTR 1000 writes the following: “A persuasive all-round performer, Plougmann Vingtoft dispenses precision drafting, prosecution and portfolio management services.”
Network Memberships: EPI, FICPI, AIPPI, ADIPA (Denmark), NPF (Norway), LES, APPA, INTA, ECTA, DIFI, UN Global Compact.
Number of EPAs: 15
Number of European Trademark and Design Attorneys: 6
Number of partners: 10
Number of practitioners: 44
Practice Areas: Designs, Intellectual property (prosecution), Patent, Trade mark, Copyright & related rights, IP transactions, Life sciences IP, Patent prosecution, Trade mark prosecution
Sector Expertise: Biotechnology, Chemical, Electronics, Food & beverage, ICT & software, Industrials, Life sciences, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Medical device, Nanotechnology, Optics & photonics, Pharmaceutical, Renewable energy, Robotics, Telecommunication, Universities & research, Technology hardware