Per Lidman

Managing Partner at Setterwalls Advokatbyrå AB

For over 20 years, Per Lidman has advised on all aspects of IP law, including patent, trademark and copyright litigation matters and commercial transactions. His practice also involves advising life sciences, consumer goods and tech companies on their legal regulatory issues and commercial contracts of material importance. As a former member of Setterwalls’s Corporate and M&A Group, Mr Lidman often assists this group in regulatory, IP or technology-related M&A matters.

In his role as managing partner of the firm’s Malmo office, Mr Lidman has responsibility for leading the over 80 professionals in Malmo and also shares in managing the nearly 300 staff members of Setterwalls as a whole. He is also nationally responsible for firm’s life sciences, trademark and marketing law teams.

Mr Lidman has vast experience handling multi-jurisdictional legal proceedings. Commercial contracts work, including international contracts, are not only an exciting and stimulating part of Mr Lidman’s work, but also one that enables him to stay abreast of trends and developments. He firmly believes that understanding the clients’ businesses and goals is paramount to delivering the best proactive advice.

As former general counsel of a Nasdaq main market-listed company in the biometrics industry, Mr Lidman also has valuable insights into the clients’ perspective and the need for pragmatic, commercially oriented legal advice.

Mr Lidman studied natural sciences before attending the Swedish Naval Academy, where he graduated top of his class in 1994. After serving as a naval officer specialised in anti-submarine warfare, he went to law school and gained an LLM summa cum laude from Lund University in 1999.

Professional associations

  • IBA
  • INTA
  • FLN (Food Lawyers Network)

Sample client list

  • Accord
  • Boozt
  • Cloetta
  • Coopervision
  • Dynapac
  • Exeltis
  • Fresenius Kabi
  • Fristads
  • Henkel
  • Medartuum
  • Orifarm
  • Resurs Bank
  • Rockwool
  • SWEP
  • Trelleborg

Firm details

Setterwalls Advokatbyrå AB
Stortorget 23
PO Box 4501
Malmo 203 20

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