Lars Pallisgaard Olsen

IP Consultant, Partner

Verena Simpson

Lars Pallisgaard Olsen

IP Consultant, Partner, European Patent Attorney, M.Sc. (Chemistry)


+45 77 34 44 58

Lars’s primary focus areas are biotech, chemistry, pharmaceutical and food patents.

He has extensive experience within:

  • Patentability evaluations and drafting and prosecution of patent applications
  • Legal challenges against patents (opposition and appeal) including planning and completion of oral proceedings at the European Patent Office (EPO)
  • Assistance with the preparation of oral proceedings at EPO, including the planning and completion of trial runs (“mock trials”)
  • Freedom-to-operate analyses (FTO) and infringement opinions
  • Infringement cases before the courts, including enforcement proceedings and validity cases in different Scandinavian courts.

Lars joined Guardian IP Consulting as a partner in 2010.

He came from a position as a consultant and head of department at Zacco where, over a period of twelve years, he advised a number of companies on intellectual property rights, particularly patents. He became European Patent Attorney in 2000 and has 8 years of experience working as a patent examiner at the European Patent Office in Munich.

Furthermore, Lars is attached to the Danish Maritime and Commercial Court as a Technical Judge,  and he is a Danish member of EPI’s litigation committee (LitCom).