Head of Trademarks, Partner
European Trademark & Design Attorney, Master of Laws (LLM)
Ellen has expertise within trademark, design, and domain name protection and is Head of Trademarks and European Trademark & Design Attorney at Plougmann Vingtoft.
She provides strategic advice to clients on intellectual property rights, primarily trademarks and design, and has special experience with trademarks within the medicament industry, the food industry, and the IT and consulting industries.
Prior to joining Plougmann Vingtoft, Ellen worked at another major IP consultancy from 2005 to 2012. Previously, she worked for the Danish Patent and Trademark Office, first as a Legal Examiner and later as the head of a section where her main working area was development of legal practices in relation to trademarks and design.
Ellen has been an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law at University of Copenhagen where she taught IP Law. Besides, Ellen is responsible for the Danish contribution to INTA’s “Madrid Agreement and Madrid Protocol Practice Guide”.
In addition to Danish and English, Ellen speaks French.
Professional memberships and titles held
- Member of INTA
- Member of INTA’s Trademark Office Practices Committee
- Member of ADIPA
- Trademark Star 2020 – Managing IP
- Leading Practitioner – World Intellectual Property Review
- Contributor to INTA’s “Madrid Agreement and Madrid Protocol Practice Guide”