Jakob Plesner Mathiasen is a specialist in consulting in IP law, including media and entertainment law.
Jakob has wide experience with advising on copyrights, where he e.g. acts as permanent adviser for the majority of music companies in Denmark. By virtue of his expertise in copyright, Jakob has also been appointed Secretary of The Danish Copyright Society and National Group Director of IFPI Denmark.
Jakob has profound insight into – and focus on – the digital development and the IP legal issues that arises from this. As a result of his focus on media and entertainment law, Jakob is editor of the textbook of entertainment law and an associate professor on the same subject at the University of Copenhagen.
Jakob has wide experience in handling complex cases within media and entertainment law, including disputes, entering into agreements and strategic advice.
Jakob has been an adviser on significant and complex cases regarding the scope of IP legal protection (including the first case worldwide that made it possible to order telecommunications companies to block copyright-infringing material on the Internet).
As part of the strategic advice to rights holders, Jakob has been a key adviser with reference to the preparation - and implementation - of the rules on online platforms' liability for IP infringing material.
Jakob also has profound insight into the collective management of copyright, which is characterized by being extremely complex and detailed. Here, Jakob has been involved in publishing the legal commentary on collective management of copyright.
By virtue of his specialisation in the field, Jakob has published a number of the central books in the field of media and entertainment law as well as copyright law.
In addition, Jakob - together with Professor Morten Rosenmeier - runs the podcast Entertainmentretten, where they on a monthly basis review the development within the legal field and analyse the most important cases and issues.
Career and education
Gorrissen Federspiel, Managing Counsel 2021 -
IFPI Denmark, National Group Director 2010 –
Ples&Lindholm, Partner 2013 – 2021
Karnov Group, Book Author (specialist) 2006 –
ADR.EU, The Czech Arbitration Court, Panelist 2006 - 2012
Johan Schlüter law firm, Attorney At Law / Associate 2002 – 2012
Kluwer Copyright Case Law, Correspondent 2006 – 2007
Bech-Bruun, Associate 2001
Right of audience before the Danish High Court 2008
Admitted to the Danish Bar 2004
Master of Law, University of Copenhagen 2001
Co-author and editor: Entertainmentretten 2021
Co-author: Festskrift til Jørgen Blomqvist 2021
Co-author and editor: Lærebog i entertainmentret 2019
Co-author: Lov om kollektiv forvaltning af ophavsret 2018
Co-author: Sanktioner og håndhævelse – Dansk Immaterialret III 2015
Co-author: Immaterialretlige aftaleforhold – Dansk Immaterialret III 2013
Article: “Problem-and solution”-metodens anvendelse ved vurdering af opfindelses- og frembringelseshøjde 2011
Co-author: Køb og salg på internettet 2009
Article: Fildeling 2007
Article: God domænenavnsskik 2006
Co-author: Musikaftaler 2006
Article: Bevissikringsinstituttet i praksis 2005
Co-author: Professionel fodbold 2005
Article: E-handelslovens regulering af formidleransvaret 2004
Co-author: E-handelsloven med kommentarer 2004
Article: Medvirken til ophavsretskrænkelser på internettet 2003
Article: ”Hvad er immaterielle rettigheder?” in Skat Udland – tidsskrift for international beskatning, number. 2, February 2004.
Memberships and activities
Gorrissen Federspiel, Entertainmentretten, Podcast host 2021 -
University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, External lecturer in
Entertainment Law 2018 -
JUC, Regular lecturer 2013 -
Danish Rhythmic Music Conservatory , External teacher 2003
Gramex, Board Member 2019 -
Danish Association of Copyright, Board Member and secretary 2020 -
Copydan Verdens TV, Board observer 2019