We are happy to announce that Thomas Sundien has rejoined Zacco in Copenhagen as partner and European Patent and Design Attorney.
In 2012-2014 the IAM Magazine has rated Thomas for the “extraordinarily high standard of his mechanical patent drafting", for "his varied experience and meticulous drafting skills that make him a popular choice for mechanical engineering assignments" and for being "a wellspring of insight and analysis on EP and US patent litigation".
One client says "..his extensive experience makes him able to contribute to an IRP strategy ensuring the best possible protection of our core technologies." (source: MIP IP Stars)
Thomas started his IP career in 1988 and is especially skilled in European and US patent prosecution matters, as well as in design registration cases. He has gained much experience in prosecuting cases before the EPO opposition and appeal boards and is also regularly involved in patent infringement litigation and in patent licensing matters.
Thomas has special technical knowledge within the fields of packaging, conveying systems, medical devices, agricultural implements, shipbuilding, household equipment and building materials.
During his 25+ year career Thomas has represented prestigious international clients such as MAN, FMC Inc., Scandinavian Airlines A/S, Convatec/Unomedical A/S, Maersk/A.P. Møller A/S, Eva Solo A/S, Rockwool International A/S, Icopal A/S, Jorgen Kruuse A/S, Superfos Packaging A/S, Fritz Hansen A/S, Louis Poulsen Lighting A/S and Hardi International A/S.
Thomas holds a M.Sc. in Structural Engineering (1988) and a B.Comm. (1992). He frequently acts as a technical judge for IP matters at the Copenhagen Commercial & Maritime Court and at Denmark’s Eastern Appeal Court.