Tove is a European Trademark & Design Attorney. During her professional career she worked with different aspects of IP, both as a hands-on expert, a manager and a representative of an interest group.
Tove has extensive experience in dealing with IP as an in-house expert and as Director in an IP firm she worked with clients in several large and smaller companies while being responsible for cross-country development.
As Chairman of MARQUES Tove worked to develop the vision and initiated the growth of the organisation. MARQUES is now a well-established organisation in the IP community and a respected NGO active in the IP debate. Tove was awarded life membership of MARQUES, and she received the MIP Outstanding Achievement Award in 2007 for her voluntary work to promote the interests of brand owners.
Tove has been active for many years in lobbying activities and has in-depth knowledge of the future development of the IP market. Today she is a member of MARQUES International Trademark Team and INTA Trademark Administrators Committee.
Tove is a Special Adviser to the Executive Director of the EUIPO. She acted as an External Consultant (Madrid Protocol) for WIPO. In this role she promoted and gathered feedback on the Madrid Protocol from users in the Nordic countries, the Baltics, the Benelux, Ireland and the UK.