Mikkel Kleis

Mikkel is specialised within the field of intellectual property law and related areas such as competition law and marketing law. In addition to this, Mikkel has in-depth experience in providing legal counselling to companies within the gambling industry on compliance with the Danish gambling legislation.

Mikkel provides counselling with regard to the establishment, handling and exploitation of intellectual property rights, including the registration of intellectual property rights, IPR strategy and drafting of contracts such as license agreements. Furthermore, Mikkel has broad experience in providing advice on the principle of good marketing practices.

Mikkel assists his clients in the enforcement of trade marks, patents, designs and copyright. Mikkel has experience with legal proceedings and is authorised to represent clients before the Supreme Court of Denmark. Furthermore, Mikkel has represented several businesses in domain name disputes before the Complaints Board for Domain Names.

Mikkel is MSc (law) from Aarhus University and has since January 2010 worked as first an Assistant Attorney and then an Attorney-at-law. Before qualifying as an Attorney-at-law, Mikkel was employed as Assistant Attorney by one of the largest law firms in Denmark. Mikkel also has experience with lecturing, and for five years he has been working as an external lecturer at Aarhus Business College.

Legal competences
  • Trade marks
  • Designs
  • Patents
  • Copyright
  • Domain names
  • Marketing law
  • Competition law
  • Personal data (CIPP/E certified)
  • Gambling legislation
  • Law enforcement and infringement cases
  • Negotiation
  • Contracts
  • Lecturing and teachin