Leif Nielsen

Partner, founder
European Patent Attorney
European Trade Mark & Design Attorney
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
B.Com. in Organisation and Management

Primary office:
Ceresbyen 75, 8000 Aarhus C

Leif L. Nielsen is B.Sc. (Mech. Eng.) from The Technical University of Denmark with speciality in production management. He also has a BCom. (organisation and management) as well as being an European Patent Attorney and an European Trade Mark and Design Attorney.

Technical and practical experience
Leif has extensive experience in areas such as mechanics, machine technology, paper technology, plastics technology and cleantech. He is also the past president of LES Scandinavia.

Patent experience
Leif has worked with patents since 1980, including the last 17 years in Patrade A / S, which he founded in 1995. Leif has since 1990 worked as a European Patent Attorney. Leif has significant experience with IPR and patents in particular, including drafting of patent applications, commercialization of IPR through licensing and litigation in Denmark and abroad, infringement assessments, IPR strategies, opposition- and appeal cases before the EPO, freedom to operate analyses, legal assistance during litigation and patentability assessments.

Leif is a member of LES Scandinavia and of a number of other organizations including the Danish patent agent association FICPI and INTA.

Technical competences

  • Machine technology
  • Cleantech
  • Process control
  • Paper technology
  • Plastics technology
  • Mechanics

Other competences

  • Drafting of patent applications
  • Strategic use of IPR
  • Licensing
  • Litigation in Denmark and abroad