Mr Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm > Gorrissen Federspiel > Aarhus, Denmark > Lawyer Profile

Gorrissen Federspiel
Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm photo

Work Department

Intellectual Property.


Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm specialises in IP law and assists Danish and foreign companies within several IP law disciplines. He focuses on legal proceedings, transactions and advises on IP strategies.

Kenneth heads up our team that handles and manages our clients’ portfolios of trademarks and design rights all over the world. He has assisted a number of our clients in enforcing their trademarks in cases before the Danish courts.

Kenneth has assisted clients with legal proceedings in Denmark as well as abroad. He has coordinated a number of foreign legal proceedings where Danish clients have either been sued or have sued others in one or more countries. Particularly, Kenneth has assisted in a large number of cases in the USA and Germany.


Partner, Gorrissen Federspiel since 2012




EPLAW, The European Patent Lawyers Association

Licensing Excutive Society (LES)

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Foreningen Industriel Retsbeskyttelse (FIR)

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

IPR Nord


LL.M., King’s College London 2005, candidatus juris, University of Aarhus 2001.

Lawyer Rankings

Denmark > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Kenneth Kvistgaard-AaholmGorrissen Federspiel

As ‘one of the very best in the business‘, the IP and digital business team at Gorrissen Federspiel assists multinational companies with design rights and patent enforcement issues. Practice head Lasse Skaarup Christensen is known for his contentious capabilities and experience in advising franchises and retail chains on licenses, market law, and strategic global distribution issues. Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm is a ‘brilliant lawyer‘ who is adept at managing trade mark portfolios and advising on utility models and trade secrets. With his distinctive focus on EU law, Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe advises on the interpretation of directives and regulations concerning the liability of online platforms and the uploading of illegal material. ‘Outstanding and excellent‘ associate Jakob Plesner Mathiasen advises on copyright and compliance issues within the music industry, in addition to disputes concerning free speech.