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: 9
Number of IP Practitioners: 55
Languages: Danish, English
Plougmann Vingtoft is an award-winning IP consulting firm that specializes in handling, protecting, and commercializing 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 four additional offices in respectively Aarhus, Oslo, Munich and Madrid.
Further, the firm has a comprehensive network of business partners and agents around the globe, which enables them 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 IP consulting firm. The firm employs some of the best patent-, trademark and design attorneys, including 13 examined European Patent Attorneys and 6 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.
The firm has an in-house commercialization and tech-transfer team, which is marketed under a separate brand: “tto”. They specialize 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.
Further, Plougmann Vingtodt has established a strategic partnership with Plougmann Vingtoft Advokatanpartsselskab (PV Legal), which expands the wide range of IPR services even further. The collaboration with PV Legal enables the firm to offer its clients legal assistance and be the sole representative for clients in conflict cases regarding IP rights before the Danish Court.
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 13 consecutive years, the company has been placed in Managing IP’s Tier 1.
IAM Patent 1000 describes Plougmann Vingtoft as follows: “It comes as no surprise that Plougmann Vingtoft has won itself a legion of high-calibre fans. It “delves into the deepest details, oversees complex processes and delivers succinct advice in quick turnaround times”.
WTR 1000 recently wrote that “Plougmann Vingtoft understands the value behind intellectual property and drafts applications and manages portfolios faultlessly.”
Network Memberships: EPI, FICPI, AIPPI, ADIPA (Denmark), NPF (Norway), LES, APPA, INTA, ECTA, DIFI, UN Global Compact,
Last updated 3rd June 2020
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