Mikkel Roed Trier European Patent Attorney AWA Copenhagen, Denmark

Mikkel Roed Trier

European Patent Attorney, UPC Representative, Partner, Team Manager
M.Sc. Construction Engineering

Mikkel is interested in the strategic and commercial aspects of IP. His practice focuses on assisting clients of all sizes in achieving an optimum position in existing and new markets.

Mikkel works with patent drafting/prosecution, patent strategies, infringement/FTO and validity opinions, oppositions, litigation, and settlement negotiations in the fields of mechanics, medical devices, building and construction, fluid dynamics, HVAC, pumps and valves, wearable tech, robotics, and packaging.

Mikkel has assisted clients as a European Patent Attorney since 2005 and has managed AWA’s Mechanics Team in Copenhagen since 2010.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Strandgade 56
1401 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Extended profile

Mikkel has extensive experience as a technical judge, court-appointed expert, party expert, and litigation supporter in IP litigation before the Danish courts and is authorised to represent clients before the Unified Patent Court.

He is the President of the Danish Association of IP Advisors (ADIPA) and chairs the Patent Committee and other committees. He is also a board member and a member of the Patent Committee of AIPPI Denmark/FIR and the IP panel of the Danish Confederation of Industri (DI).

As an IAM Global Leader since 2022, Mikkel is listed in the IAM Patent 1000 and was awarded Managing IP’s Denmark Practitioner of the Year in 2023.


  • Analyses & searches
  • IP due diligence
  • IP Strategy
  • Litigation
  • Oppositions
  • Patents
  • Utility models


  • Building & construction
  • Cleantech & Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Mechanics


  • Danish
  • English
  • German


  • M.Sc. Construction Engineering, Aalborg University, 2002


  • European Patent Attorney
  • Registered Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)


  • EPI (European Patent Institute)
  • FICPI (Féderation International des Conceils en Proprieté Intellectuelle)
  • AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle)
  • ADIPA (Association of Danish Intellectual Property Attorneys)
  • FIR (Foreningen Industriel Retsbeskyttelse)