Each year, the magazine DealMakers Monthly grants the DealMakers Country Awards to a number of companies having shown excellence within their area of specialization. In 2013, Horten has won the award "Life Science Law Firm of the Year – Denmark."
IP Stars: Horten is the leading adviser within patents and trademarks
5 April 2018
The leading international guide to the best IP companies and advisers, IP Stars, has nominated Horten among the leading advisers in Denmark within patents and trademarks.
Horten achieves unique distinction within patent law
16 March 2018
The international guide of the world’s best law firms within patent law, IAM Patent 1000, has nominated Horten as the leading law firm in Denmark within patent law. Further, Senior Counsel Ole Damsbo is nominated the honorary title “Luminary” as the only Dane.
Seven lawful financial benefits to healthcare professionals
9 March 2018
We give you an overview of the financial benefits that pharmaceutical companies may lawfully offer to healthcare professionals.
Price increases in the pharma sector may be considered abuse of a dominant position
13 February 2018
The Danish Competition Council ruled that CD Pharma had abused its dominant position by increasing the price on the medicinal product Syntocinon by 2,000 % in 2014.
Horten obtains top ranking in WTR1000
26 January 2018
World Trademark Review 1000 recently published its rankings for 2018. Once again, Horten obtained a top ranking.
Four new partners at Horten
16 January 2018
With effect from 1 January 2018, Horten appointed Christian Tullberg, Kristoffer Westberg, Christina Steen and Niels Jørgen Oggesen as partners.
Self-selection of OTC drugs
9 January 2018
From 1 January 2018, OTC drugs may be available for self-selection, which means that pharmacies and retailers may sell certain OTC drugs from shop areas and not only at the counter.
New Managing Partner at Horten
2 January 2018
Finn Schwarz, Attorney and Partner, has been appointed Managing Partner of Horten Law Firm as of 1 January 2018.
Judgment in the Coty case: Prohibition against use of third party's online platform was not unlawful
12 December 2017
On 6 December 2017, the European Court of Justice ruled that cosmetics manufacturer Coty's prohibition against internet sale via third parties was not unlawful.
New recommendations for the implementation of the Clinical Trial Regulation
14 November 2017
The European Commission has recently published three recommendations for the implementation of regulation (EU) No 536/2014 on clinical trials on medical products for human use (the Clinical Trial Regulation).
New verification system in the fight against falsified medicinal products
13 October 2017
On 9 February 2019, a new verification system will come into force making it possible to verify a medicinal product's authenticity and prevent the flow of falsified medicinal products within the legal supply chain.
New executive order regarding cannabis out for consultation
3 October 2017
Last week, a draft executive order on import of cannabis starting materials and the subsequent manufacturing of cannabis intermediate products went out for consultation.
Green Tech Challenge 2017
27 September 2017
Horten supports the Green Tech Challenge with a team of advisors and a financial contribution. The Green Tech Challenge supports a number of selected Nordic tech companies with a strong sustainable agenda to optimise their businesses.
Compliance: E-leaning in competition law
20 September 2017
Horten now offers e-learning in competition law tailored to each company.
Horten advances in new Chambers and Legal 500 rankings
19 April 2017
In 2017, the leading international ranking agencies, Legal 500 and Chambers, are once again ranking Horten among the best law firms in Denmark.
Comparative markets - supermarkets and hypermarkets
9 March 2017
The CJEU recently issued its ruling in case C-562/15 on comparative advertising comparing prizes between shops of different sizes and formats.
New action plan for the implementation of the regulation on data protection
30 January 2017
The Article 29 group has adopted a new action plan listing which subjects the group will prioritise in 2017 to ensure an effective implementation of the regulation on data protection.
Data protection officer – who, when, what?
12 January 2017
The so-called Article 29 group has adopted a set of guidelines covering data protection officers, which will provide more clarity with regard to the data protection officer's assignments, position and liability.
Global Leaders in Law appoints Horten as exclusive partner for Denmark
10 January 2017
Global Leaders in Law, the leading global general counsel forum based in London, and Horten has announced partnership. Appointed as a global bronze partner, Horten will sponsor the activities of Global Leaders in Law in 2017.
Greenland adopts personal data act
22 November 2016
From 1 December 2016, the Personal Data Act became effective in Greenland at the request of the Greenland Home Rule. The Act replaces the data protection legislation from 1978, which has applied in Greenland until now.
Internet media under pressure because of new EU ruling
15 September 2016
The latest ruling on hyper links and copyright confirms previous case law and adds a new rule of presumption, which may threaten the existence of some Internet media.
Circle K wins over OK in legal action concerning a new logo - Horten assisted Circle K
25 August 2016
Horten has assisted Circle K in a legal action against OK. OK claimed that Circle K's new logo infringed the company's trademark rights to OK and was therefore contrary to the Trademark Act.
New rules on trade secrets in the pipeline
27 June 2016
At the end of 2013, the European Commission presented a draft directive on the legal protection of trade secrets. After more than two years' negotiations between the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Member States, political agreement was reached on a final draft shortly before Christmas. The revised directive was finally adopted by the Council on 26 May 2016.
Horten is promoted to the gold tier for 2016 in IAM Patent 1000
8 June 2016
Glowing reports from peers and patrons see Horten promoted to the gold tier for 2016. It is “a force to be reckoned with in high-stakes litigation”.
Eckes-Granini acquires Rynkeby Foods A/S
19 May 2016
German-based Eckes-Granini Group GmbH (‘Eckes-Granini’), the leading producer of branded fruit-based beverages in Europe, has on 18 May 2010 acquired Rynkeby Foods A/S.
New ratings from the international reference book Legal 500
4 May 2016
There are several good news for Horten in the new rankings, among these to new Tier 1-ratings in Media & entertainment and Telecoms.
Final adoption of the new personal data regulation
14 April 2016
The European Parliament has adopted the new personal data regulation together with the rest of the data protection reform.
International women lawyers discuss the future of the legal profession
6 April 2016
Horten participates when 150 lawyers from all over the world meet in Berlin on 7-8 April under the headline "Law in a changing world – how women can contribute to innovation of the legal profession".
Horten Corporate Day 2016 - Danish companies at the forefront
18 March 2016
At Horten's Corporate Day 2016 on 16 March, Danish and foreign executives and experts gave their views on the trends and opportunities of the Danish business sector. Horten will repeat the success next year with Horten Corporate Day 2017.
The Eastern High Court: Label infringes design right
9 February 2016
Horten represented the manufacturer of a diaper pail, Sangenic, and the High Court ruled that the use of a picture of the design-protected pail constituted an infringement of the design right.
Horten has assisted ResMed with the purchase of the full share capital in Maribo Medico
24 November 2015
Video: The Life Science & Healthcare sector
28 September 2015
New ruling determines design rights' scope of protection
23 September 2015
The personal data regulation New agreement concerning protection of personal data
23 June 2015
FOOD LAW: New decision from the CJEU on misleading labelling of foodstuffs
12 June 2015
CE marking of medical apps
28 April 2015
New EU trademark reform
High Court affirmation of injunction decision in pharmaceutical patent case
19 February 2015
The new Danish pharmacy regulations
19 January 2015
Who is afraid of the European Commission? Parties to patent settlement agreements would seem to be …
15 January 2015
The Danish Maritime & Commercial Court turns down Teva's PI application for inhaler
8 January 2015
The High Court of Western Denmark confirms that (certain) e-cigarettes are medicinal products
21 November 2014
Advertising Food in Europe – a comparative law analysis
14 November 2014
Use of Green Claims in Food Marketing
13 November 2014
CJEU's Advocate General offers his opinion on the interpretation of the EU Specific Mechanism
12 November 2014
A RARE DANISH DECISION ON THE SPECIFIC MECHANISM
4 November 2014
Part of Dansk Biotek´s Council
30 October 2014
Can a trademark for a colour combination for inhalers prevent the use of a single colour?
10 October 2014
Update: The Danish HCP Affiliation/Sunshine Act
2 September 2014
Horten admits three new partners
4 June 2014
Voting on The Unified Patent Court is problematic
23 May 2014
Excellent ranking in World Trademark Review
4 February 2014
New partners at Horten
8 January 2014
The Advocate General refuses to decide on the number of supplementary protection certificates that may be granted on the basis of a patent
27 November 2013
New customs regulation intensifies the efforts against intellectual infringements
1 July 2013
Horten represents food manufacturer in Denmark's most important case within the food area
21 March 2013
New executive order on advertisement of pharmaceuticals
1 March 2013