Head of Trademarks, Partner

Strandvejen 70


+45 33 63 93 07

Trade mark star 2022




Practice areas:

Trade mark
Trade mark prosecution
Trade mark strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

ICT & software

Ellen is an experienced Trademark and Design Attorney with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services industry for 20+ years. She heads Plougmann Vingtoft’s trademark team and was made partner in 2018.
She provides strategic advice to clients on intellectual property rights, primarily trademarks, designs, and domain names, and has special experience with trademarks within the wine industry, the enzyme and probiotic industry, the advanced production equipment and machines industry , and the IT and consulting industries.
Prior to joining Plougmann Vingtoft, Ellen worked at another major IP consultancy from 2005 to 2012. Previously, she worked for the Danish Patent and Trademark Office, first as a Legal Examiner and later as the head of a section where her main working area was development of legal practices in relation to trademarks and design.
Ellen has been an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law at University of Copenhagen where she taught IP Law.
Besides, Ellen is responsible for the Danish contribution to INTA’s “Madrid Agreement and Madrid Protocol Practice Guide”, and she is a member of the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA) and MARQUES.

Year Joined Firm: 2012

Education/Alumni: Master of Laws (University of Copenhagen)

Network Memberships: INTA, ADIPA, ECTA, Marques