Martin Dahl Pedersen arbejder primært med immaterialret og procedure og voldgift inden for det erhvervsretlige område. Martin blev partner i 2002. Martin har mangeårig erfaring med medie- og underholdningsbranchen, særligt dagblads-, forlags- og sportsbrancherne. 


Martin har stor erfaring med at udarbejde og rådgive om sponsoraftaler, både for udbydere af sponsorater og for virksomheder, der sponserer. Martin har særlige kompetencer i forbindelse med aftaler om digitale udfordringer og muligheder inden for medie- og underholdningsverdenen. Martin bestræber sig på at opdyrke og vedligeholde en særlig forståelse for de brancher, han rådgiver. Det sikrer, at rådgivningen er fokuseret på klientens behov og er umiddelbart anvendelig i klientens forretning.


Martins arbejde består i høj grad af rådgivning og aftaleforhandling, men han har også ført en række sager for danske og internationale domstole, voldgiftsretter og nævn. Martin har bl.a. ført sager for EU-Domstolen, den internationale voldgiftsret inden for sport (CAS) og for nationale og internationale klagenævn for domænenavne.

Samtidig har Martin ført principielle retssager inden for det medie- og ophavsretlige område, der har fastlagt væsentlige principper for bl.a. i forhold til brugen af digital teknologi i forhold til ophavsretligt beskyttet materiale og grænserne for den kunstneriske ytringsfrihed til beskyttelsen af privatlivets fred.

Legal 500 2019

Media & Entertainment, Leading Individual

The Danish Players Association, Danske Medier and Fremantle are key clients of Kromann Reumert. Group leader Martin Dahl Pedersen also recently represented Aller Media in matters relating to its publication SEogHØR, which was involved in a phone hacking scandal; and acted for Dorte Riis Madsen, who is the former manager of Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen, in a contractual dispute.

Legal 500 2019

Intellectual Property, Leading Individual

Kromann Reumert covers the full spectrum of IP law for clients including Pandora and McDonald's. A noteworthy name is Martin Dahl Pedersen, who is an expert in copyright and domain name disputes.

Legal 500 2019

Dispute Resolution

Kromann Reumert handles disputes and arbitrations for a client roster, which includes Dong Energy, Jyske Bank and SAS Denmark. Media and entertainment specialist Martin Dahl Pedersen defended the Danish media against an injunction brought by The Danish Civil Security Service relating to a book, which contained confidential information.

Chambers Europe 2019

TMT: Media, Band 1

Martin Dahl Pedersen  is well respected for his expertise in the media sector, including assisting with privacy issues and intellectual property infringement cases. Market commentators describe him as "a well-versed and good litigator," who "knows the game and is easy to work with."

Chambers Global 2019

Intellectual Property

Martin Dahl Pedersen receives praise from clients for being "extremely knowledgeable, solution-oriented, pleasant to work with and always very well prepared." Pedersen is well known for advising clients on copyright cases in media law.

Chambers Europe 2018

TMT: Media

Martin Dahl Pedersen has recently been focused on high-profile litigation mandates, where he represents media corporates in broadcast and distribution rights disputes as well as civil disputes. He represented Aller Media in several private damages disputes relating to invasion of privacy, which followed a criminal case related to methods used by one of the company's magazines to gain information on high-profile individuals.

Chambers Global 2018

Intellectual Property

Martin Dahl Pedersen is praised by sources who consider him "an excellent lawyer with all the skills we need," adding: "I can only give him the very best credentials." He advises clients on copyright issues and he is also well known for his media and entertainment law practice.

Legal 500 2017

Intellectual Property, Leading Individual

‘Top-notch firm’ Kromann Reumert often handles patent litigation for domestic and international clients. Clients recommend Martin Dahl Pedersen.

Legal 500 2017

Media & Entertainment

The ‘incredible’ team at Kromann Reumert is instructed by a broad range of clients in the television, sports and gaming sectors, with a particular expertise in litigation. The ‘timely’ Martin Dahl Pedersen has been representing the Danish Football Players Association in arbitration with the Danish Football Association over the players’ commercial rights.

Chambers Global 2017

Intellectual Property

Martin Dahl Pedersen has a particular focus on sport, media and entertainment law. He has extensive litigation experience and is further noted for his expertise in copyright and privacy issues. 

Chambers Europe 2017

TMT

Martin Dahl Pedersen specialises in contract issues affecting the media and entertainment industries. He also handles litigation and has been involved in cases concerning copyright and the breach of data protection rules. 

Chambers Europe 2016

TMT: Media

Martin Dahl Pedersen specialises in contract-related issues arising in the media and entertainment sectors. Recent experience includes defending Aller Media against accusations of breaching data protection rules.

Chambers Europe 2016

Intellectual Property

Martin Dahl Pedersen's practice focuses on copyright, media and entertainment law. He receives praise from clients: "We trust him. He has good knowledge of our business and our needs, unlike other lawyers who need an explanation of the business reality before they can work." Recent highlights include representing Georg Jensen in a dispute with a franchisee in China.

Legal 500 2016

Intellectual Property

Martin Dahl Pedersen represented Georg Jensen in arbitration with a Chinese master franchisee following the termination of the master franchise agreement. Clients also include Pandora, McDonald’s and Gyldendal. 

Legal 500 2015

Intellectual Property

Martin Dahl Pedersen recently represented the Danish Football Players’ Association in a dispute with the Danish Association of Football Clubs.

Legal 500 2015

Media and Entertainment

Martin Dahl Pedersen is representing the Danish men’s national handball team in a case involving an alleged infringement of the players’ publicity rights. He is also representing Aller Media in a high-profile press ethics case. 

Chambers Global 2015

Intellectual Property

Martin Dahl Pedersen specialises in copyr­ight issues in the media and entertainment sectors, with a particular focus on sports law and domain name disputes. Sources say he is "very skilled and a good negotiator."

Chambers Global 2014

Intellectual Property

Copyright and media law expert Martin Dahl Pedersen wins praise from market observers as a "strong" lawyer. He also operates in the areas of sports law and internet domain names. 

Legal 500 2014

Intellectual Property

Kromann Reumert’s seven-partner team has ‘strong business acumen and superior knowledge’ is considered to be ‘better prepared than its opponents’. Martin Dahl Pedersen, who wins praise for his ‘market insights and accuracy’, represented Danish newspapers in litigation against Infopaq before the Supreme Court and the ECJ. 

Chambers Europe 2014

TMT

Martin Dahl Pedersen represents clients in the media sector with a particular focus on copyright issues. In a recent work highlight he represented the Danish Newspaper Publisher Association in a copyright litigation case.

Legal 500 2013

Intellectual Property

Copyright lawyer Martin Dahl Pedersen won a case for rightsholders in the first copyright litigation in Denmark concerning illegal sampling of music.

Legal 500 2013

Media & Entertainment

Kromann Reumert’s practice head Martin Dahl Pedersen is representing the Danish Association of Newspapers (DDF) against Infopaq in Danish Supreme Court and ECJ cases regarding the electronic scanning of newspaper articles.

Chambers Global 2013

TMT

The "pragmatic and client-oriented" Martin Dahl Pedersen is acknowledged as the leading figure in Danish media law. He has been busy of late acting for numerous high-profile clients, including assisting the Danish Association of Newspapers with its copyright litigation against news service Infopaq.

aktiviteter
  • Bestyrelsesmedlem i Bladudgivernes Sikkerhedsfond
  • Medlem af Dansk Forening for Voldgift
  • Medlem af Dansk Selskab for Ophavsret
  • Medlem af Foreningen af Procedureadvokater
  • Medlem af Foreningen for Entertainment- & Medieret
  • Medlem af Foreningen Idrætsjura
  • Tidligere medlem af Kulturministeriets ophavsretlige arbejdsgruppe om digitalisering af kulturarven
  • Tidligere medlem af udvalget vedrørende revision af ophavsretslovens kapitel 3 (Kap. 3-udvalget)
  • Forfatter til artikler om ophavsret, medieret, domænenavne, produktefterligninger, forlagsret, sportsret og sponsoraftaler
  • Underviser og holder jævnligt foredrag om ophavsret, medie- og presseret, forlagsret, rettighedsmæssige udfordringer ved den digitale udvikling og sponsoraftaler
publikationer
  • Domænenavne: En juridisk håndbog (medforfatter), 2. udgave, Thomson Reuters 2009
  • Retsbeskyttelse af møbeldesign i udvalgte lande (medforfatter), Foreningen Dansk Møbelindustri 2000
  • Bogen om ophavsretten, Editio 1998
  • Personlighedsret (medforfatter), Forlaget Thomson 2007
baggrund
  • Partner 2002
  • Procederer for EU-Domstolen
  • Master of Laws (LL.M) Trade Regulation, New York University 1997
  • Cand.jur. fra Københavns Universitet 1993
bestalling og møderet
  • Møderet for Højesteret 2007
  • Advokat 1996
Sprog
  • De skandinaviske sprog
  • Engelsk

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