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.

Ratings

  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is ranked as a Senior Statesman as regards Intellectual Property by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Senior statesman Peter-Ulrik Plesner excels in patent disputes and patent litigation. Sources observe that "his performance in court is outstanding." Plesner also has extensive experience in trade marks and copyright matters. (2019)

  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed as a leading individual as regards Intellectual Property (2019)

  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed as an IP Star (2017+2018+2019)
  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner has in January 2018 been inducted into the Legal 500's Hall of Fame for his continuous excellence within the practice area: Commercial, Corporate and M&A. Before 2018, the Hall of Fame only featured leading lawyers from the US.

    The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by the clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners, who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In EMEA, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years. 

  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is ranked as a Star Individual (as one of only two) as regards Intellectual Property by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Sources say that Peter-Ulrik Plesner "is a pleasant and goal-oriented person who is very focused and really good at getting to the most relevant issues". He is a prominent figure in Denmark for patent disputes, with considerable expertise in litigation proceedings. His experience spans non-contentious patents, trade marks and copyright matters. (2018)

  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed as a leading individual as regards Intellectual Property. (2018)

  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Peter-Ulrik Plesner specializes in Intellectual Property Law and he handles numerous contentious issues, including commercial disputes and litigation, related to patents, trade marks and copyright. (2017)

    Peter-Ulrik Plesner is ranked as a Star Individual (as one of only two) as regards Intellectual Property by Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Peter-Ulrik Plesner has extensive experience of patent litigation and also handles non-contentious trade mark, patent and copyright matters. (2017)

  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is honoured with the AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle) Award of Merit "for having particularly contributed to the fulfilment of the aims of the Association" (2017)
  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed as an expert with respect to Trademarks, Patent Litigation and Patents.

    "IP statesman" Peter-Ulrik Plesner is considered "a prominent and renowned force in the market" by peers. He is particularly well known for his wealth of expertise relating to pharmaceutical patents and boasts a strong track record acting for pharmaceutical majors in patent litigation. (2017)

  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed as a leading individual as regards Intellectual Property. (2017)

  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is ranked as a leading individual as regards Dispute Resolution by both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. Peter-Ulrik Plesner advises clients on contentious issues related to intellectual property. His experience includes disputes concerning patents, trademarks and copyrights. He advises a large portfolio of clients on both domestic and international matters.

    Peter-Ulrik Plesner is ranked as a Star Individual (as one of only two) as regards Intellectual Property by both Chambers Global and Chambers Europe. The highly experienced Peter-Ulrik Plesner is described by sources ad being "in a league of his own". His practice focuses on patents, trademarks and copyrights. Clients appreciate his "highly technical understanding". He has vast experience in these types of matters, especially for pharmaceutical patents. (2016)
  • "Peter-Ulrik is unquestionably the market’s statesman" and an icon of European intellectual property. "He has a fantastic record and a very confident aura." "Bright, analytical and a great presenter". (2016)
  • Name partner and IP legend Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed both as a Patent and Trademarks Star. "Peter is the strongest patent litigator in Denmark. I don’t think anyone has done more patent litigation than he him," says a rival. (2016)
  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed as a leading individual as regards Intellectual Property. (2016)
  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is winner of the Client Choice Awards 2016 of the Copyright category for Denmark. (2016)
  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is one of the best-known IP lawyers in Europe, with peers from across the world denoting him as "the star of trademark and patent litigation in Denmark".

    Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed as an expert with respect to Trademarks.
    Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed as an expert with respect to Patents.
    Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed as an expert with respect to Life Sciences. (2016)

  • 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. (2015)

  • Listed as 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. (2015)

  • "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". (2015)

  • Peter-Ulrik Plesner is listed as a Life Science Star as regards Intellectual Property. (2015)
  • 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. (2013-2014)
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