Sweden Advokatfirman Vinge KB

Advokatfirman Vinge is a leading Swedish full-service law firm, with a substantial international practice. The firm regularly represents clients in connection with large international financing transactions, including project financing and structured finance arrangements. As a full-service firm, Vinge also advises domestic and international clients within a number of specialist areas such as competition law, compliance, employment, information technology, insolvency, insurance, intellectual property, litigation and arbitration, marketing, private equity, property, public procurement, tax, telecommunications and transport. Vinge has a long history of advising clients with strategic IP assets.

Full-service in all aspects

Vinge’s IP team offers a full service within three key areas: contentious, non-contentious and prosecution (no patent applications). Vinge is one of the few law firms in Sweden with a trademark administration offering, managed by Anette Henrysson alongside Vinge’s ranked specialist Pär Leander who is also involved in other non-contentious and contentious matters. Vinge’s experience covers all types of IP assets, including copyrights, trademarks, trade names, patents, design rights and trade secrets.

Particular strength within IP disputes

The number of IP disputes handled by the firm has grown significantly following the arrival of Ulf Dahlgren, Håkan Borgenhäll and Richard Wessman. The firm handles a wide variety of IP disputes covering inter alia disputes relating to internationally reputed trademarks and pan-European patent infringement litigations.

Strong ability to draw on the firm’s other expertise

The IP group works closely with a number of other highly ranked groups and practice areas within Vinge, including the EU, competition and regulatory, dispute resolution, tax, commercial agreements and China practice groups. This cooperation makes it possible to deliver premier advice in relation to complicated legal issues while maintaining a business focus, which is highly appreciated by our clients. Vinge’s IP law specialists focus on providing commercially targeted support by combining thorough legal knowledge with a great understanding of the functioning of the regulatory regime in a commercial context.

Cutting edge in commercial management of IP assets

The firm has acted in most of the major mergers and acquisitions in Sweden in recent years and has consistently achieved top positions on Mergermarket’s list of M&A advisers in the Nordic market as well as tier 1 rankings with the leading ranking institutes. The firm’s experience in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets means that the IP group is regularly exposed to key transactional clients and transactional IP-related issues. This includes developing and maintaining IP portfolios and the packaging of IP assets in connection with mergers and acquisitions.

Vinge has an extensive global network of business contacts which we have established over many years, which is available to our clients.

Our offices are located in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmo, Helsingborg and Brussels.

Contact details

Advokatfirman Vinge KB
Smalandsgatan 20
PO Box 1703
111 87 Stockholm

E: contact@vinge.se
T: +46 10 614 30 00
F: +46 8 614 3190
W: www.vinge.se

Other offices

Brussels, Gothenburg, Helsingborg, Malmo

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