Peter Nørgaard

Attorney-at-Law, Magister Juris, PhD

Peter Nørgaard is an attorney-at-law in our IP and Life Science team and primarily conducts cases about infringement of intellectual property, in particular with respect to patents and copyrights. Peter has worked with cases before all Danish courts and before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Peter also provides advice about the unitary patent court (UPC), and has comprehensive knowledge about it. He is co-author of the book "The European Patent Court" (Original title in Danish: "Den europæiske patentdomstol") published by Djøf Publishing in 2017. 

Moreover, Peter has particular knowledge about legal proceedings and arbitration proceedings concerning exclusive distribution agreements and commercial agency agreements.

Peter also has special knowledge about procedural law and corporate criminal law. In addition to writing articles on these subjects, he has lectured on criminal law and criminal procedure at Aarhus University. In 2010, he studied law for a semester at Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht in Freiburg, Germany. In 2012, he acquired a PhD based on his thesis entitled "Private Prosecution" (In Danish: "Private Straffesager").

In 2016, Peter obtained a Magister Juris (MJur) degree from Hertford College, University of Oxford, where he studied civil procedure, international private law (conflict of laws), intellectual property law and EU constitutional law.

In addition, Peter lectured on the law of property on the Bachelor of Laws programme at the University of Copenhagen from 2012-2919.


  • Peter Nørgaard is listed as a "Rising Star" (2018+2019)

  • Peter Nørgaard is "a brilliant lawyer with a sense for costs" (2016)

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