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Attorney-at-law, Partner

Nina Henningsen (L)

Nina Henningsen specialises in intellectual property law as well as Media & Entertainment, including Gaming. 

Nina is the head of Mazanti’s IP and Media & Entertainment department and is acknowledged as a leading legal advisor within her field. She advises on complex copyright issues and has extensive experience within advising national and international companies on all matters in relation to creating, exercising and enforcing IP rights, including in the context of transactions.

Through the years, Nina has been involved in a number of high-profile cases within the media and entertainment industry. She assists a large number of leading national and international media groups, TV stations, production companies and publishing houses in their use of copyright and advises in negotiations with Danish and international collective management societies in cases involving the clearing of copyrights in relation to the many new distribution forms within radio, television and music on all platforms, including “catch-up”, TV, SVOD and APPs. Her many years of experience has resulted in in-depth industry knowledge and an extensive, international network.

Nina also has comprehensive experience within advising on cases concerning social media, sports rights, television formats, advertising and computer games. She assists international, online game operators and platform providers and advices on all aspects of the Danish gaming legislation, including the complicated license procedure, compliance issues, marketing, trademark issues, formation of contract as well as regulatory issues in connection with international transactions.

Nina often speaks at national and international conferences. She is on the committee for the Association for Entertainment and Media Law (Foreningen for Entertainment- og Medieret), is on IBA's Media Law Committee and is a member of the Danish Copyright Society (Dansk Selskab for Ophavsret) and IMGL (International Masters of Gaming Law).

Nina is mentioned in the following international, legal directories:
Legal 500
Media & Entertainment and Intellectual property (Leading Individual and Recommended Lawyer)
Chambers
Gaming & Gambling (global-wide)
Best Lawyers
Media Law

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Ratings

Legal 500
Media & Entertainment - Hall of Fame
Chambers
Gaming & Gambling - Global Market Leaders, Band 2

Nina Henningsen is very experienced and has deep knowledge
2021

Headed by Nina Henningsen, the team provides trustworthy and clear advice. Very well connected in the business and with relating to regulators
2021

Nina Henningsen is the queen of media and entertainment
2020

Clients recommend ‘strategic, well-connected’ practice head Nina Henningsen

She is always a pleasure to work with and we feel very confident in the stellar and gold-star service she will provide
2021

The number-one gambling lawyer in Denmark
2021

She has considerable experience advising a broad range of international clients on complex transactional and regulatory matters
2021

She knows the business and has a good understanding of the Danish regulator
2020

Nina Henningsen is a respected practitioner with significant experience in media matters
2020

Sources report that she has 'amazing negotiation skills' and is 'very pragmatic and commercial'
2019

The leading lawyer for gambling issues in Denmark in part due to her ability to 'think outside the box'
2018

She is extremely able and has high ethical standards

Sources are quick to highlight her knowledge of the gaming and gambling sector
2018

Career and education

  • 2019
    Partner, Mazanti-Andersen
  • 2009
    Partner, Horten
  • 1998
    Admitted to the High Court
  • 1994
    Attorney-at-law
  • 1991
    Master of Law, University of Copenhagen