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 in a number of specialist areas, including 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 in 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 asset, including copyrights, trademarks, trade names, patents, design rights and trade secrets.
Particular strength in IP disputes
The number of IP disputes handled by the firm has grown significantly over the past year. The firm handles a wide variety of IP disputes covering, among other things, disputes relating to internationally reputed trademarks and pan-European patent infringement litigations.
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 in 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 the 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 IP institutes, such as IP Stars, Chambers and the IAM Patent 1000. 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 packaging IP assets in connection with mergers and acquisitions.
Vinge has an extensive global network of business contacts which has been established over many years and which is available to the clients.
Vinge’s offices are located in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmo, Helsingborg and Brussels.
Advokatfirman Vinge KB
PO Box 1703
Stockholm 111 87
Håkan Borgenhäll, Partner
Brussels, Gothenburg, Helsingborg, Malmo
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