Mr Lasse Skaarup Christensen > Gorrissen Federspiel > Aarhus, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Gorrissen Federspiel

Work Department

Intellectual Property & Technology


Lasse Søndergaard Christensen heads up our IP & Digital Business practice group. He assists large Danish and foreign companies with IP law, technology-driven or generally very complex or challenging cases. He mainly assist large corporations with complex IP-issues, international matters and strategic advice.

Lasse has advised on IP law issues, distribution issues in many countries, market law, licences, large sets of rights and on IP strategies in many different industries. He also has extensive experience with advising franchises, retail companies and other retail chains.


Current directorships. 2006 – Member of the Board of Gorrissen Federspiel 2006 – The Danish Institute of Arbitration, arbitrator 2001 – Partner with Gorrissen Federspiel, Head of IP & Technology department 1992 – Assistant professor in competition law, intellectual property law and marketing law, University of Aarhus 1991 – 2001 Attorney-At-Law and partner with Bøgh Andersen & Henriksen (now LETT), Aarhus 1992 – 1997 External lecturer in Danish and International business law, Aarhus School of Business 1992 – 1997 External lecturer in law of obligations, University of Aarhus 1991- Assistant district judge, Danish Ministry of Justice.






2013 right of audience before the Danish Supreme Court, 1996 Admitted to the Danish High Court, 1995 LL.M in Trade Regulation, New York University School of Law 1994, Attorney-At-Law 1991, Cand.Jur., University of Aarhus.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Lasse Skaarup ChristensenGorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel has a broad IP practice, handling data protection work, franchising and marketing law issues and outsourcing matters. Led by Lasse Skaarup Christensen, the team manages trade mark and design portfolios for high-profile organisations and has significant experience in representing clients in cross-border disputes. Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm is the key practitioner for contentious matters. The group has a strong retail, media and entertainment, and energy sector client base, and handles issues at the intersection between technology and IP.

Denmark > Media and entertainment

The multi-disciplinary media and entertainment team at Gorrissen Federspiel specialises in streaming issues, publisher rights, music rights and movie production matters. The group advises on issues relating to media content, licenses, regulatory matters and competition law issues as well as financings and litigation. IP specialist Lasse Skaarup Christensen leads the team.

Denmark > Telecoms

Gorrissen Federspiel regularly advises major Danish network and broadband operators, assisting with high-profile mandates that include M&A transactions, joint ventures and IT outsourcing agreements. Practice head Martin André Dittmer has extensive experience in public procurement issues, securing merger control clearances and licence auctions. Lasse Skaarup Christensen is also a key practitioner, advising broadband and cable television companies on IP issues.