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Monika Colak

Monika has advised for over 20 years on all legal aspects related to intellectually property, including trademarks, designs, copyright, domain names and market law. She graduated with a Master of Law from Lund University in 1999 and has since then been working as legal professional at Verisign Sweden AB and some of Sweden’s well-known IP firms. Being part of VeriSign and the IT sector has created significant experience in digital brand management and domain name litigation.

Monika has been head of the preferred-partner program as well as member of the management and the board of directors.

Monika has advised and represented diverse Swedish and international clients in relation to protection, commercialization and enforcement of intellectually property rights. She has also provided strategic advice related to IP assets and represented clients in opposition proceedings and litigation matters. She has also handled business-related IP issues such as structuring and negotiating licensing agreements and other commercial contracts for the protection and commercialization of IP rights.

She has published articles related to IP law in Managing Intellectual Property, World Trademark Review and other publications and on regularly basis held seminars in connection with topical IP issues.

Monika is very dedicated to her clients and their specific needs. Clients appreciate her engagement, commitment and solution-oriented approach.

Recommended Individual –  The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2024 (WTR 1000)

EDUCATION

  • LL.M, University of Lund (Specialized in intellectual property law, competition law and marketing law.)
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney

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Louise Mühlbach Breining

With over 15 years of dedicated experience in IP law, Louise specializes in trademarks, domains, marketing law, designs, and comprehensive IP enforcement. She is known for providing reliable counsel to both Danish and international companies, offering expertise in areas such as trademark portfolios, global IP strategies, registrations, negotiations, and administrative enforcement.

Louise possesses a comprehensive understanding of Chinese IP Law, particularly within the field of trademark registration, oppositions, and enforcement. This specialization is an asset for clients navigating the complexities of the Chinese market.

In addition to her advisory role, Louise is well-versed in matters concerning damages for infringement of intellectual property rights and the drafting of IP agreements, including co-existence agreements and license agreements, ensuring the safeguarding of intellectual property for her clients.

Previously, Louise spent over a decade at one of Denmark’s leading law firms and more than 2 years as an in-house counsel at an respected international fashion company. This diverse experience contributes to her practical approach to legal problem-solving.

Louise’s commitment to the field is demonstrated by her role as co-author of the chapter on Danish law in the book “Community Design Regulation” by C.H. BECK, Hart, Nomos (2015). She also shares her knowledge through lectures on various aspects of intellectual property rights.

Businesses seeking a trusted and seasoned professional in the complex realm of intellectual property law can rely on Louise for sound advice and expertise, ensuring the protection of their intellectual assets.

Managing IP: IP Trademark Star 2023

Recommended Individual – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2024 (WTR 1000)

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws (LL.M), Aarhus University, 2008

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Anette Henrysson

With over 25 years of experience in the development, commercialization and enforcement of intellectual property rights, Anette has continuously been ranked as one of Sweden’s leading intellectual property lawyers. In addition to advising on intellectual property rights, branding and marketing law, Anette has an extensive experience in customs counterfeit seizures. Clients have expressed that Anette ”understands the business criticality of brands and skilfully develops valuable portfolios”.

Anette began her career in the legal department of a leading global industrial gases and engineering company, focusing on patent and trademark protection. Following the move to private practice as legal counsel and team leader, Anette has for many years been advising clients from different fields of business, predominantly on trademarks and designs. Before joining aera in 2024, Anette was heading the IP prosection department of one of Sweden’s leading business law firms, a team that she established in 2014.

Anette is a member of ECTA’s Supervisory Board and the organization’s Professional Affairs and Membership Committee, as well as a member of MARQUES’ Anti-Counterfeiting and Parallel Trade Team. She is also the co-author of the book ”Riskerna med varumärken, produkter och reklam” (”The Risks of Brands, Products and Advertising”).

Recommended Individual – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2024 (WTR 1000)

Recommended Key Lawyer 2023 (The Legal 500)

Included in WIPR Powerful Women in IP 2021 (World IP Review)

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), Lund University
  • Executive Certificate, Branding and Business Strategy, Berghs School of Communication
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney
  • Swedish Authorised IP Attorney

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Simon Lotze

Simon is highly experienced in providing advice on IP Law focusing on designs, trademarks, copyright, and marketing practices law.

Simon has detailed knowledge of the protection and enforcement of designs and has worked with several renowned designers and artists. He has acquired extensive knowledge of design protection and enforcement.

He has also handled business-related IP issues such as drafting and negotiating licensing- and royalty agreements and other commercial contracts for the protection and commercialization of IP rights.

Previously, Simon has been employed as an in-house Legal Counsel at a Danish news agency and as an Assistant Attorney at another Danish law firm where he provided advice within IP, Data Protection, and Corporate Commercial Law. Furthermore, he has previously been a key contributor in building successful online brand protection tools and setups and has acquired an in-depth knowledge of online infringements and enforcement.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws (LL.M), Aarhus University, 2017

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Camilla Kudsk Lauritzen

Camilla is specialized in IP law and advises on trademarks, designs as well as product imitations, copyrights and marketing law.

Camilla advises Danish design and clothing companies on all aspects of IP law with a special focus on international filings and enforcement of trademarks, designs, and copyrights.

She is also involved in cases concerning damages for infringement of intellectual property rights and she also renders advice on marketing law.

Furthermore, Camilla is experienced in drafting commercial contracts, and she is also experienced in GDPR.

Managing IP – IP Stars: Rising Star 2023

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws (LL.M), Aarhus University, 2017

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Troels Stokholm

Troels advises on all aspects of IP law, focusing in particular on design law, trademark law, and copyright law.

Troels recently graduated with a Master of Laws from Aarhus University where he specialized in European Business Law and wrote his Master’s Thesis in European Copyright Law.

Troels previously worked on a voluntary basis as a legal aid advisor at LLO. Further, Troels has been employed as a legal assistant at Nævnenes Hus, assisting the Boards of Appeal with a variety of different tasks, including access to document and complaint guidance for the citizens of Denmark.

Since 2021, Troels has been employed as a Legal Assistant at Rightly Law Firm assisting with management and enforcing of IP-rights.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Laws (LL.M), Aarhus University, 2022