Business Conditions

Arnesen IP Advokatfirma is organized as a sole proprietorship business – Company No. DK40855564.
Address: Strandvejen 125, DK-2900 Hellerup
Tel: (+45) 3343 2113
Mail: mail@arnesenip.dk

Compentences and case types

AIP provides highly specialized advice and counsel in the fielf of IPR to Danish and foreign businesses, primarily in relation to establishing, maintaining and enforcing trademark and design rights.

As a consequence hereof, AIP does not handle matters, which involve counselling regarding, advice on or conducting transactions in relation to:

  1. Sale and purchase of real estate or businesses,
  2. Management of client funds, securities, stocks, bonds or other assets,
  3. Opening or management of bank accounts or financial deposits,
  4. Provision of necessary capital for establishing, running or management of businesses, or
  5. Establishing, running or management of businesses, foundations etc, or matters which involve undertaking financial transactions or transactions involving real estate,

and which are covered by The Law on Money Laundering Prevention, Section 1, subsection 1, No. 14, as these matters are outside the field of specialty and competences of AIP.

Communication

Upon agreement, clients will receive copies of all written materials in the case. When relevant, client will be informed about the content of case relevant phone calls.

To the extent possible, we communicate via e-mail.

Case files and date are stored for 15 years after the case has been closed/finalized.

Bar admission, rules and complaint regarding lawyers

Attorney-at-Law Susie P. Arnesen is admitted to the bar by the Ministry of Justice in Denmark, is a member of the Danish Bar and Law Society and is, therefore, as other Danish lawyers covered by the rules and regulations of the Bar and Law Society, including The Code of Conduct, cf. section 126 (1) of the Administration of Justice Act. The rules regulating the law profession can be found here https://www.advokatsamfundet.dk/Service/English/Rules/Bye-laws.aspx.

Liability and insurance

The firm is covered by liability insurance and guarantee scheme with the insurance company Codan. The liability insurance covers all legal activities carried out by the firm’s lawyers, irrespective of there the activities are exercised.

Invoicing and payment

All fees for legal assistance and counselling provided by AIP are apparent from the firm’s invoices which are issued and forwarded electronically via e-mail, either as separate invoices on a case by case basis, or as monthly, collective invoices. Invoices are forwarded by ordinary mail only upon specific request. To account for risk and currency fluctuations, we add a minor surcharge to expenses in foreign currencies paid on behalf of clients.

AIP does not receive cash payments or any other kind of payment than invoiced fees paid through regular transfer to Danske Bank in Hørsholm; the firm’s account numbers are available on the invoice.

In the event of a dispute regarding fees charged by AIP and/or if the client is dissatisfied with the conduct of the lawyers/employees of AIP, client may file a complaint with the the Disciplinary Board of the Bar and Law Society, Kronprinsessegade 28, DK-1306 Copenhagen K, klagesagsafdelingen@advokatsamfundet.dk.

AIP does not apply contract clauses on applicable law and/or venue unless this has been specifically and explicitly agreed between the client and the firm.

Client deposits and accounts

AIP manages client deposits according to applicable rules. Client deposits are placed in separate client accounts and any added interest go to the client. AIP has a joint client account with Danske Bank. Client deposits are protected under the Deposit and Investor Guarantee Scheme Act; as of 1 June 2015, the protection of such deposits is, however, limited to EUR 100,000 per client per bank. The maximum coverage applies to the total deposit with the bank, even if the money is allocated to different accounts, including client accounts and own accounts.