Annelise Lykke

Annelise Lykke Schmidt

Of Counsel (attorney-at-law), Denmark

My service areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • EU and Competition
  • International Trade
  • Technology


Annelise Lykke Schmidt has previous experience from some of Denmark’s biggest blue-chip companies with global operations and is now is an independent lawyer focused on intellectual property rights, commercial law, business ethics and other trade and regulatory compliance areas. Annelise is affiliated with Magnusson’s Corporate Commercial team as an Of Counsel.

Annelise’s compliance focus extends to international trade issues (sanctions, export control, anti-corruption and bribery) and she has extensive experience in designing and implementing group compliance programs incl. conducting business partner screenings and other due diligence activities.

Within the focus area on IPR and commercial law Annelise has a solid experience in drafting and negotiating various commercial contracts supporting cross-border activities including R&D contracts, NDAs, IP/IT licensing contracts and compliance clauses.

Annelise is also an EU and competition law expert.

Professional experience

A Lykke Schmidt
2019 –

2019 –

2014 – 2019

2007 – 2014

ENP Law firm
2006 – 2007

The Eastern High Court of Denmark
2004 – 2005

2000 – 2004

1998 – 2000

Kromann & Münter Law firm

Falk-Rønne Law firm
1990 – 1991


  • Copenhagen University, Master of Law, 1994
  • MBA-certified in negotiation, Edinburg Business School MBA, 2010
  • The academy profession program “The new manager/management in praxis” at Zealand Institute of Business and Technology and Køge Business College, Denmark, 2013

Bar admission

  • Member of the Danish Bar Association
  • Admitted to Denmark as attorney-at-law
  • Right to appear before the High Courts of Denmark


  • Danish
  • Scandinavian languages
  • English
  • German (basic)