Mogens Vestergaard

Mogens Dyhr Vestergaard

Associate Denmark


Mogens has extensive experience in advising clients on international legal matters, including IP.

Mogens is a senior associate in our Danish IP group.

Mogens has extensive and broad IP experience and primarily focuses on international matters within the IP/IT field. His focus areas include copyright, marketing, trade marks, consumer, media and entertainment as well as IT and telecommunications law.

He regularly assists clients in the media industry with transactions and the drafting and negotiation of contracts for TV distribution, licensing, transmission and production agreements. Within this, Mogens regularly represents broadcasters, distributors as well as production companies). As a significant part of his practice, Mogens also represents clients in dispute related matters involving IP and media law issues, including disputes on the clearance of rights, contract disputes, disputes with collection societies and press ethics, unfair marketing practices, trade mark and defamation matters. Mogens advises media clients on regulatory matters.

Having earned an LL.M. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and being admitted to the State Bar of California, he practised law in the US for several years. During this time, Mogens specialised in advising small, mid-size and major companies on US-Danish law issues. A significant part of this work involved assisting Danish clients (often technology based companies) with US interests in connection with setting up a US corporate structure, giving due consideration to the commercial and tax aspects, as well as the need for adequate shielding of liability. He frequently assisted clients with the drafting and negotiation of a wide range of corporate and commercial contracts, as well as with dispute resolution, including instructing and overseeing litigation counsel retained on the client’s behalf.

Mogens frequently draws on the experience gained from his time working in the US to provide advice to clients in matters with a Danish-US or US-Danish law angle.

Mogens is admitted to the high courts in Denmark.

Mogens speaks Danish, English, German and understands the Scandinavian languages.

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