About the Danish Patent and Trademark Office

We fight for the innovative Denmark and strive to ensure that companies get the most out of their ideas.

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How we work

Business Insight

We know that rights can strengthen corporate competitiveness. Therefore, we work to ensure that our customers have the prerequisites to make qualified decisions benefitting their business. We do that through dialogue, professional insight and competent guidance.

Skilled Employees

Our employees are competent and dedicated. We engage relevantly, responsively and competently. And we work together to achieve our common goal: that companies can exploit the full potential of their ideas.

International Perspective

Our focus reaches beyond the borders of Denmark. The world has become more connected and intelligent. Therefore, we work to smooth the way for Danish companies to gain access to new markets, enabling export, growth and employment.

We strive for excellence in the innovative Denmark

The Danish Patent and Trademark Office is part of the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs. We work to ensure that Danish companies have the rights to their own ideas in order create the best possible conditions for growth and development. Both within the borders of Denmark and beyond. For example, our work involves

  • creating the best possible framework for Danish companies to secure their rights nationally and internationally.
  • identifying the needs of companies and providing guidance on how to secure and exploit their rights.
  • granting patents and utility models and registering trademarks and designs.

How we are organised

 The Danish Patent and Trademark Office comprises 200 employees. You can get an overview of our organization, the Executive Board and managerial staff in the organisational chart.

See organisational chart