Stig H. Ekmann is an experienced lawyer with a particular focus on the legal, strategic, contractual and business aspects of intellectual property law, marketing compliance and the protection of trade secrets. Besides counselling and assisting our international and national clients within these fields and areas related thereto, Stig also provides advice and handles matters related to protection of personal data (GDPR), corporate law, domain name disputes, consumer law and media law.
Stig is experienced in drafting and negotiating contracts such as various co-operation agreements, confidentiality agreements, license agreement, coexistence agreements and settlement agreements, where he is not only servicing clients externally but also Zacco’s offices and departments internally.
A large part of Stig’s daily work consist of representing our clients in litigation and in cross-border dispute resolution, where he appears before Danish courts and is a professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
Since 2018 Stig has been ranked at the prestigious WTR1000 list as a recommended individual in the category “Enforcement and Litigation”. For 2019 the motivation reads:“His advice is unfaltering, whether it is received by a small company or one of the most renowned brands in the world.”
Stig is member of a number of professional associations and network such as The Danish Marketing Law Association, The Danish Association of Data Protection, The Danish Association of Entertainment and Media Lawyers, The Association of Oresundsadvokater, DKPTO’s IP Enforcement Network, The International Association of Privacy Professionals and The Danish Anti-Counterfeiting Group (DACG).
In 2017 Stig joined MARQUES’ Unfair Competition Team as a committee member.
Before joining Zacco in September 2011, Stig worked in the legal department of The Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, with Sandel, Løje & Wallberg law firm and in the legal department of The Danish Union of Journalists. Stig holds a Master of Law from the University of Copenhagen.