Janne Britt Hansen

Partner, Attorney at Law

Janne Britt Hansen is a European Trademark & Design Attorney. She has substantial experience advising on international brand protection, including international trademark and design protection strategies, prosecution and enforcement.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Strandgade 56
1401 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Extended profile

Janne Britt Hansen is a European Trademark & Design Attorney. She has substantial experience advising on international brand protection, including international trademark and design protection strategies, prosecution and enforcement.

Janne is also part of Awa Law Advokater ApS, with whom AWA works closely together with in Denmark on litigation. She is highly skilled in administrative disputes and matters concerning infringement of trademarks, designs, copyrights as well as unlawful lookalikes.

The combination of her experience from the portfolio management and the enforcement side of intellectual property allows her to provide clients with holistic, solution and business-oriented advice.

Janne regularly lectures on design and marketing law at the Danish Institute of Intellectual Property Education (DIFI).

Practice areas

  • Agreements
  • Analyses & searches
  • Design
  • Internet law & domain names
  • IP due diligence
  • IP transactions & licensing
  • IP Strategy
  • Marketing law
  • Trademarks
  • Branding
  • Litigation (TM, designs)
  • Oppositions

Industry expertise

  • Electronics
  • Food & beverage
  • Life sciences
  • Media & entertainment
  • Pharma
  • Building & construction
  • Marketing
  • Clothing

Prior experience

  • Legal consultant, The Danish Patent and Trademark Office, 2001
  • Attorney at Law, Gorrissen Federspiel, 2002
  • Attorney at Law, Senior Partner, Zacco, 2007
  • Attorney at Law, Kromann Reumert, 2015

Languages

  • Danish
  • English

Education

  • Master of Law, University of Copenhagen, 2000

Authorisations

  • European Trademark & Design Attorney

Memberships

  • Danish Bar Association
  • INTA (International Trademark Association)
  • AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielle
  • FIR (Foreningen Industriel Retsbeskyttelse)