Hans C. Nielsen is Chief Operating Officer, Zacco group and regional director of Zacco Denmark & Sweden South.
Hans started his career in the IP industry in the early 1990s and joined Zacco as a junior patent attorney in 2007. Hans advanced to team manager in 2011 and patent director in 2016.
Hans is a senior patent attorney holding vast experience in all fields within the patent industry. Hans is today primarily working with management and key account management of domestic as well as large International clients.
Moreover Hans is working with drafting and prosecution of patent applications, IPR strategy development and implementation, risk mitigation, oppositions, litigation, infringement evaluations and due diligences.
Prior to his employment with Zacco, Hans worked as Examiner with the Danish Patent and Trademark Office. Further, Hans holds extensive experience from working as a Naval Architect.
The technical fields that Hans works with include all aspects of mechanics and software with particular skills in the maritime and automotive areas.
Hans is ranked by Managing IP as an IP Star for 2019