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

Gorrissen Federspiel

Work Department

Intellectual Property.


As a partnerin Gorrissen Federspiel’s IP & Digital Business department Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm in particular advises technology intensive Danish and foreign companies focusing on all aspects of in particular patent law but also other intellectual property rights. In addition to handling IP litigation before Danish courts he often assists Danish companies in coordinating multi-national intellectual property disputes. Further, he advises on other intellectual property related issues, including IP strategies and based on his background in the firm’s Competition Law department cases on the intersection between competition law and intellectual property rights. Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm has for a number of years been teaching in the subject Market Law which includes competition law, intellectual property law and marketing law at Aarhus University, and also teaches on DIFI (Danish Institute for Intellectual Property Education) courses on the interplay between competition law and intellectual property law. He has also taught intellectual property law on Danish bar courses, and often gives lectures and seminars on intellectual property law. Kenneth Kvistgaard-Aaholm is the author of a number of articles and other publications, including the chapter “Expanding IP Strategies in a Globalized World” in “IP Client Strategies in the EU” and the chapter on Denmark in ”Patent Litigation”.
Kenneth is part of our executive board.


Right of Audience before the Danish High Court 2008, admitted to the Danish bar 2006, Gorrissen Federspiel 2002 -, partner since 2012.




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

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Kenneth Kvistgaard-AaholmGorrissen 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.