Pernille Winding Gojkovic

CEO, Partner, European Patent Attorney, CDPA

About Pernille Winding Gojkovic

European Patent Attorney, 2012

Certified Danish Patent Agent (CDPA), 2010

PhD (Molecular Biology)
University of Copenhagen, 2002

MSc (Biology)
University of Copenhagen, 1998


Pernille is our Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and member of the executive board.

Pernille counsels on all areas of life science on anything from genetics and molecular biology to drugs, diagnostics, medico technology, food technology, and greentech.

Her clients range from small and medium-sized research-based companies to universities and regional hospitals all over Denmark.

Her clients are primarily concentrated in drugs, vaccines, biomarkers, diagnostics, and screening methods and industrial fermentation and generation of new production strains.

Pernille joined HØIBERG in 2005 and became partner in 2008. She is working with anything from novelty searches and landscape analyses to drafting and prosecution of patent applications, oppositions and infringement and invalidation before the Danish Maritime and Commercial Court. Furthermore, Pernille prepares second opinions, freedom-to-operate analyses and due diligence reports.

Pernille has a background in biology and molecular biology and completed both her thesis on yeast as model organism and her PhD in molecular biology and cell biology at the University of Copenhagen. Pernille was an assistant professor at the University of Copenhagen before joining HØIBERG and worked in this connection with signal transduction and apoptosis.

Pernille is a keen speaker and also teaches intellectual property law and patent strategy at universities in both Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Slovenia. She also acts as examiner at the University of Copenhagen.


  • Member of the Executive Board, HØIBERG
  • Member, ADIPA (Association of Danish Intellectual Property Attorneys)
  • Member, FICPI (Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle)
  • Member, FIR (Foreningen Industriel Retsbeskyttelse)
  • Member, AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielle)
  • Member, LES (Licensing Executives Society)
  • Member, EPI (European Patent Institute)


  • Immaterialretlig Crossover
    Bjørn von Ryberg, Christian Kragelund, Martin Lavesen
    First edition 2015, Dansk Immaterialret IV, Gjellerup/Gads Forlag.
    Author of the chapter: "Forretningsmæssigt baseret patentstrategi."