Peter-Ulrik Plesner

Attorney-at-Law, Partner

Peter-Ulrik Plesner focuses on IP law, including patents, trademarks, counterfeited products, Life Science and litigation.

Peter-Ulrik is an absolute leader in his field and is ranked a "star individual" by the recognised international rating publication, Chambers.

In particular, he represents a large number of national and international clients in patent disputes as well as trademark and marketing cases. He has extensive litigation and arbitration experience.

Peter-Ulrik has a right to appear before the Danish Supreme Court and frequently conducts cases there as well as before the Danish High Court and the Danish Maritime and Commercial High Court.

Finally, Peter-Ulrik serves as an arbitrator and he has completed the General Council of the Danish Bar and Law Society’s training programme for arbitrators.


  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner has been ranked as a Star Individual (as one of only two) as regards Intellectual Property by both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Peter-Ulrik Plesner is well regarded for his substantial experience in patent litigation, and also works on trade mark and copyright matters. Clients describe him as "a real character who fights very hard for his clients and has all the right connections"

    Peter-Ulrik Plesner is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution by both  Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. The vastly experienced Peter-Ulrik Plesner continues to elicit praise for his work on IP disputes.

  • Practice head Peter-Ulrik Plesner’s impressive client roster includes Eli Lilly, Novartis, AstraZeneca and Pfizer, indicating the importance of life sciences to the practice. He is also assisting H. Lundbeck with enforcing the patent and Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) for Escitalopram.  Peter-Ulrik is recommended as "Leader in his Field" with respect to Dispute Resolution as well as Intellectual Property. His skills in patent law is "second to none", report interviewees
  • Leading figure Peter-Ulrik Plesner retains his enviable and far-reaching reputation as Denmark's "Mr Patent," according to sources. "He's the person everyone knows, and his name carries a lot of weight," report interviewees.
  • "Mighty" full-service firm Plesner continues its reign at the apex of the market. The firm’s pre-eminent standing is thanks in no small part to the efforts of Peter-Ulrik Plesner. As "Mr Litigation in Denmark", he has featured in "almost all the leading cases for originator companies" and is "in a class of his own".

  • Listed ad one of ten "Most Highly Regarded Individuals" in Europe. Peter-Ulrik Plesner in Copenhagen is "very active" in patent litigation, and lauded for his "wealth of experience” in the sector.
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