New Managing Director for Zacco’s Danish operation

Mr Nicka Kirstejn is appointed Managing Director for our Danish operation, Zacco Denmark A/S, as of May 1, 2012 and will be working from our office in Copenhagen. Nicka takes over from Hans-Bertil Håkansson, CEO Zacco Group, who has been acting Managing Director since November 2011.

Nicka Kirstejn has extensive experience with Intellectual Property and IP professional services  from Plougmann & Vingtoft where he headed the Life Science team and the P&V International Sales team and  was part of the management team. Before joining P&V, Nicka worked on research projects at the Institute for Structural and Molecular Biology at the Aarhus University and with drug discovery at Biosearch Denmark.

Nicka Kirstejn is a European Patent Attorney, holds a Master of Science in Molecular Biology and the diploma Contentieux des Brevets en Europe. He has vast experience from technology transfer prosecution, freedom to operate evaluations, IP due diligence reports and technology scouting.

“We are very happy to welcome Nicka Kirstejn to the Zacco Group. I am convinced that Nicka’s knowledge and practical experience from all aspects of Intellectual Property (IP) will be of great value to Zacco and our clients”, says Hans-Bertil Håkansson, CEO Zacco.

For more information, please contact:  
Hans-Bertil Håkansson, CEO, Zacco

Phone: 45 20 15 13 31, email:

About Zacco Denmark
Zacco Denmark is part of the Zacco Group, a leading European consultancy within Intellectual Property with approximately 500 employees in five countries. Zacco covers all technical and legal areas within intellectual property and assists clients with technical, legal and strategic advice, including handling of conflicts and litigation. Please visit for more information.




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