Kim Garsdal Nielsen European Patent Attorney, AWA Copenhagen, Denmark

Kim Garsdal Nielsen

Partner, European Patent and Design Attorney

Kim Garsdal Nielsen is a European Patent Attorney and European Design Attorney. He has over twenty years of experience in private practice, primarily advising clients in the electronics, electrical engineering, renewable energy and healthcare sectors.

He worked as a search examiner at the European Patent Office (EPO) in Berlin before entering private practice. Kim was also one of the first group of people to become a Certified Danish Patent Agent (CDPA).

He represents a myriad of clients from a large health-technology disruptor to a renewable energy company that establishes and operates offshore wind farms around the world.

Kim is listed as a Patent Star in Denmark by Managing Intellectual Property in their annual IP Stars rankings.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Strandgade 56
1401 Copenhagen K, Denmark


  • Analyses & searches
  • Design
  • IP due diligence
  • IP Strategy
  • Oppositions
  • Patents
  • SEP (Standard Essential Patents)
  • Utility models


  • Cleantech & Sustainability
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Software & IT
  • Telecom


  • Danish
  • English
  • German

Prior experience

  • European Patent Attorney with Awapatent, 2009
  • European Patent Attorney with Intenationalt Patent-Bureau, 1996
  • Search Examiner with the EPO, 1990


  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark


  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Design Attorney


  • EPI (European Patent Institute)
  • ADIPA (Association of Danish Intellectual Property Attorneys)
  • DIFI (Dansk Institut for Immaterialretsuddannelse)
  • FIR (Foreningen for Industriel Retsbeskyttelse)
  • AIIPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
  • MARQUES (Association of European Trade Mark Owners)