Jakob Pade Frederiksen


Jakob Pade Frederiksen

European Patent Attorney
MSc Mech. Eng.

T +45 / 8618 6418
M +45 / 2214 9366


Jakob Pade Frederiksen has more than 20 years of experience in the IP profession and represents clients in national and multinational patent infringement and validity disputes, as well as in patent office proceedings. His experience includes a significant number of EPO oppositions and appeals. Jakob’s activities further comprise patent strategy consultancy, drafting and prosecution of patent applications, opinion work and freedom to operate studies. He is particularly active within the fields of sustainable energy systems, medical devices, conveyor and manufacturing plants, fluid dynamics, hydrocarbon recovery, control systems, software and general mechanics. He has passed the CEIPI/epi Litigation Course and frequently acts as an expert judge and court-appointed expert on patent infringement in Denmark. He has been nominated as “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property, and he is listed in “IAM 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners”. Jakob is a member of various working committees under the epi and the Association of Danish Intellectual Property Attorneys, and he has authored and contributed to a number of articles and other publications on European patent law. In 2018, Who’s Who Legal has listed him as one of eight Thought Leaders among the world’s patent experts.

Fields of specialisation

Mechanical technology, including fluid dynamics, control systems and medical devices, software, applied mathematics.

IAM Patent 1000, 2018: .”It really comes down to individuals, and Jakob Pade Frederiksen is extremely able.” A “flagbearer for Danish mechanics”, he is excellent in high-tech briefs as well. Clients appreciate the “high-quality service and significant experience” he offers – particularly in opposition proceedings, which are his metiér.

Who’s Who Legal, 2017: Jakob Pade Frederiksen is “without a doubt second to none among all patent attorneys in Denmark” according to sources who highlight his “great attention to detail,” “intelligence” and “knowledge of legal framework”.

IAM Patent 1000, 2017: Mechanics and medical devices are happy hunting grounds for Jakob Pade Frederiksen, whom peers describe as “second to none. He has a very pleasant demeanour and exudes knowledge”.

Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars 2014: “Very, very thorough and clear,” says one. “He’s among the best litigation supporters [in Denmark].” Another adds: “Always a person to highlight, he’s brilliant.”


CEIPI/epi Diploma Course, Update Module, Unversité de Strasbourg, France
Appointment as ad-hoc expert judge at the Copenhagen Maritime and Commercial Court
Pass of the CEIPI/epi Diploma Course on Patent Litigation in Europe, Université de Strasbourg, France
Appointment as ad-hoc expert judge at the Western High Court of Denmark
Co-founder of Inspicos A/S
European Qualifying Examination pass
1996 – 2003
Patent consultant and European Patent Attorney with a Danish IP firm (Partner, 2001-2003)
1995 – 1996
von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics (Belgium), Aeronautics and Aerospace Department, post graduate programme

Positions of trust, honors and awards

Thought Leader, Who’s Who Legal 2018

Listed in IAM 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2018

Listed as IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property 2018

Member of standing panels of expert patent judges of the Copenhagen Maritime and Commercial Court and the Western High Court of Denmark

Court-appointed expert before the Danish courts in matters of patent infringement and validity

Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the European Patent Institute (epi)

Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Associaton of Danish Intellectual Property Attorneys (ADIPA)

CEIPI tutor, Strasbourg and Copenhagen

Past lecturer at the Danish Patent Office and the Technical University of Denmark regarding patenting of software inventions

Past chairman of the committe for software patents under the Association of Danish Patent Agents