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NJORD Law Firm

Work +45 33 12 45 22
Fax +45 33 93 60 23
Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius

Malene Fagerberg

Work +45 77 40 11 50
NJORD Law Firm

Work Department

Data protection, Intellectual Property, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Dispute Resolution, IT and Telecom


Malene Fagerberg is specialized in providing services in all aspects of intellectual property, marketing law, legislation on public health and medical devices, data protection, contracts, and IT law. She has won several cases before the Danish courts for well-known international brands concerning trademarks, copyrights, design rights, and marketing.

Malene Fagerberg has in-house counsel experience from a biotech company and offers legal advice to the Life Science industry. Her work includes contracts, compliance, litigation, market access, and revocation.

In 2016, Malene Fagerberg became a certified IT Contract Manager. In 2017, she became a board member of ITU Business Development A/S, which is a subsidiary of the IT University of Copenhagen.


NJORD Law Firm, partner (2016-); NJORD Law Firm, senior attorney (2015-2016); Aarhus University, external examiner (2014-2018); MAQS Law Firm, senior attorney (2004-2014); Lecturer in Intellectual Property University of Copenhagen (2007-2010); Commercial Counsel, Alpharma ApS/Xellia Pharmaceuticals ApS (2007-2008)


Danish, the Scandinavian languages, and English


Member of NJORD Life Science Group; Member of INTA; Member of Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group, PTMG


Admitted to the Danish Bar (2008); University of Copenhagen, Master of Law (2005); Melbourne University (2003)


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Njord Law Firm is particularly recommended for insurance, maritime and IP disputes and regularly acts for national and international clients including Scandlines, Nike/Converse and Codan. The group was strengthened by the arrival of Thomas Donatzky from Accura Advokatpartnerselskab and the promotion of Malene Fagerberg and Frank Jørgensen to the partnership. Erik Hørlyck, Hans Erik Steffensen and Anette Kusk joined Dahl Law Firm.

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Information technology

Within: Information technology

Njord Law Firm handles outsourcing projects and software licensing agreements for a broad range of clients, including Momondo and Philips Denmark. Another area of expertise is ERP projects. Malene Fagerberg and Frank Jørgensen were made partner.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Under the joint leadership of Jeppe Brogaard Clausen and Thomas Ryhl, Njord Law Firm handles the full range of IP matters, with particular expertise in the life sciences, health tech and food sectors. A recent highlight included the team defending Estrella Maarud in a trade mark infringement case brought by KiMs; Frank Jørgensen led the advice. Jørgensen and Malene Fagerberg have both been promoted to partner.

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Media and entertainment

Within: Media and entertainment

Njord Law Firm regularly acts for clients such as HBO, Apple and Philips Denmark. Jeppe Brogaard Clausen specialises in infringement of copyright in music and motion pictures. Malene Fagerberg and Frank Jørgensen are now partners.

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Within: Telecoms

Njord Law Firm’s IT and telecoms department benefits from the close cooperation with its IP group and advises clients across the Nordic region. It represents Apple and Philips Denmark. The team is jointly led by managing partner Lars Lokdam and litigator Thomas Ryhl. Malene Fagerberg has been made partner.

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