Lars Karnøe

Senior Counsel


Lars is a leading expert within intellectual property law in Denmark

Lars is Senior Counsel in our Intellectual Property practice group in Denmark.

He has  unique expertise within the field of intellectual property law not only regarding advice on establishing and handling IP rights but also in regard to enforcement. Over the last 20 years, Lars has conducted a large number of infringement proceedings within all areas of IP before the Danish courts and has assisted clients in coordinating and conducting cross-border group actions.

Lars has vast experience in drafting and closing agreements related to intellectual property law, including license agreements, cooperation and development agreements, research and development contracts and employment contracts.

With a particular interest in IP management, Lars advises on both existing portfolios and also  advises clients on the creation of the right portfolio to support their needs, covering qualitative due diligence processes to supplement ordinary hard due diligence.

Alongside his expertise in IP, Lars also advises on marketing and competition law, working with several clients that operate within specially regulated sectors such as food and beverage, cosmetics and the casino and gaming industry.

Lars is an experienced lecturer, having served as an associate professor in intellectual property law at the University of Aarhus since 1998. He is also the author of several books and articles both in Danish and English.

Lars works fluently in Danish and English and understands German and the Scandinavian languages.

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