Anette Rasmussen

Partner Attorney at Law, Team Manager

Anette Rasmussen has worked with intellectual property law since starting as an examiner with the Norwegian Patent Office in 1998. She is experienced with IP rights, with a particular focus on trademarks, domain names and marketing practices.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Strandgade 56
1401 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Extended profile

Anette Rasmussen has worked with intellectual property law since starting as an examiner with the Norwegian Patent Office in 1998. She is experienced with IP rights, with a particular focus on trademarks, domain names and marketing practices.

Anette advises clients from a diverse range of industries including pharmaceuticals, food and beverage and consumer goods in relation to strategy, prosecution and enforcement of IP rights, infringements, ownership and validity disputes. Her clients range from multinational corporations to leading Danish companies.

Anette continues to be ranked as a leading IP lawyer by major industry publications and legal directories including: Managing Intellectual Property, The Legal 500 and The World Trademark Review. She has also been recognised as one of "The Top 250 Women in IP" by Managing Intellectual Property.

Anette is currently serving as elected First Vice-President of the European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA), in addition to being a Council Member and Member of Management. She has also been active in various committees under the ECTA and the International Trademark Association (INTA) including Vice-Chair of the ECTA's EUIPO-Link Committee.

Anette is the Head of Awa Law Advokater ApS, with whom AWA works closely together with in Denmark on litigation.

Practice areas

  • Agreements
  • Copyright
  • Analyses & searches
  • Internet law & domain names
  • IP transactions & licensing
  • IP Strategy
  • Marketing law
  • Trademarks
  • Domain names
  • Litigation (TM, designs)
  • Oppositions
  • Trade secrets

Industry expertise

  • Food & beverage
  • Mechanics
  • Pharma
  • Cosmetics and hygiene

Languages

  • Danish
  • English
  • German
  • Norwegian

Education

  • Master of Law, University of Copenhagen, 1994
  • Magister Legum LL.M., Bayrische Julius-Maximilians University of Würzburg, Germany, 1996

Authorisations

  • European Trademark and design attorney
  • Advokat

Memberships

  • ECTA Management Committee
  • ECTA Council
  • INTA
  • FICPI
  • AIPPI
  • ADIPA - Association of Danish Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • Danish Bar Association