Mette Hygum Clausen

Attorney-at-Law, Senior Counsel

Mette Hygum Clausen is a senior counsel in our IP Law team and focuses on Life Science.

Mette advises on intellectual property law, in particular on the enforcement of patents through proceedings before the Danish courts and the Unified Patent Court (UPC), including obtaining preliminary injunctions and preservation of evidence. She advises Danish and foreign clients in all industries, especially in the life science and healthcare sectors.

Mette has been involved in a number of key lawsuits and arbitration proceedings in the area of life science in recent years and has advised clients on complex agreements. Mette also regularly advises various large clients on Danish regulation in this area.


  • Mette Hygum Clausen is listed as a "Rising Star" (2018-2023)

  • Mette Hygum Clausen is recommended as a "Global Leader" as regards IP - Patents (2023)

  • One of Denmark’s rising stars, Mette Hygum Clausen’s advocacy has caught the eye of local and international associates, with many praising her as a “brilliant lawyer and definitely one to watch" (2022)

  • Mette Hygum Clausen has been chosen as a "Rising Star" within Life Science (2019+2020+2021)

  • Mette Hygum Clausen, an "excellent and diligent litigator" whose star is definitely on the ascendant (2021)

  • Mette Hygum Clausen has been chosen by IFLR as a "Rising Star" (2020)

  • Mette Hygum Clausen is "a brilliant lawyer with a sense for costs" (2016)
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