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 2022 (WTR 1000)
LL.M, University of Lund (Specialized in intellectual property law, competition law and marketing law.)
Louise has more than 15 years of experience in IP law, primarily focusing on trademarks, domains, marketing law, designs, and IP enforcement. She is highly experienced in providing advice to Danish and international companies on trademark portfolios, global IP strategies, trademark and design registrations as well as negotiations and administrative enforcement.
She has expert knowledge of Chinese IP Law, in particular Chinese trademark registration, oppositions and enforcement.
Louise also advises on matters involving damages for infringement of intellectual property rights and drafting of IP agreements, including co-existence agreements and license agreements.
Previously, Louise has been employed for more than 10 years at one of Denmark’s largest Law Firms and for more than 2 years as an in-house counsel at an international fashion company.
Louise is the co-author of the chapter on Danish law in the book “Community Design Regulation”, C.H. BECK, Hart, Nomos, 2015. She also lectures on IP rights.
Michael is part of our IP Law team, and he advises on all aspects of IP law, focusing in particular on copyright law, design law, and trademark law.
Michael graduated from Aarhus University in the summer of 2021, having focused his entire Master’s degree on all aspects of IP-Law and dispute resolution, and writing his Master’s Thesis in European Copyright Law.
Michael also provides advice in all areas of marketing law and advises on enforcement of domain name rights and counterfeit products.
Michael has previously worked as a volunteer at a legal aid providing advice within different aspects of legal issues.
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.
Annelie has been working in the trademark profession since 1989 as a trademark administrator in both private practice and authority.
Annelie worked nearly 10 years at the Swedish PTO as an Examiner of trademark renewals and recordal of changes in registered trademarks such as assignments, name changes, pledges, licenses. She has also been working as a trademark administrator within the industry at Pharmacia & Upjohn AB and AB Electrolux, and for other IP agencies. She is highly experienced in trademark portfolio management for both small and large Swedish, as well as international companies. Her competences include administration in relation to trademark prosecution before the Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, European and International Registration authorities, and communication to foreign associates and authorities. She has also experience from trademark watching, trademark searches, design portfolio management and domain name portfolio management. Furthermore, Annelie handles renewals and recordals.
Annelie strives to provide a dedicated, and impeccable service and communication to our clients and associates.
Påhlmans Handelsinstitut, Secretary/Assistant Education incl. Introductory Law
Lisbet has worked with trademarks and designs for more than 30 years as an IPR coordinator, IPR paralegal, and European Trademark and Design Attorney. She is highly experienced in handling trademark and design portfolios for clients. Lisbet enjoys being involved from the onset of a case and being in contact with our clients and colleagues around the world.
Tina is the indispensable Paralegal on the aera team. With a background in the hospitality industry, she is solution-oriented, structured and service-minded. She ensures that the attorneys can do their job the best possible way and assists with IP related tasks, including case management and communicating with authorities and clients.
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