Intellectual property

The Intellectual Property team provides high quality legal advice and strategic guidance on all types of intellectual property assets, such as copyrights, trademarks, patents, design rights, domain names and trade secrets.

While assisting clients, the team always applies a business understanding of the commercial value that intellectual property assets represent. We often team up with specialists from other Magnusson teams, such as Technology, EU and Competition, and Tax depending on each particular issue.

Our services include:

Commercial contracts

• Providing advice related to the assignment of intellectual property rights or licensing conditions;
• Negotiations;
• Assistance in drafting agreements including support and maintenance, consultancy agreements, franchising, R&D agreements, IT agreements.

Internet-related intellectual property, marketing and media law issues

• Providing assistance in domain names issues including the retrieval of the rights to a domain name from the infringer, cybersquatting, typosquatting;
• Providing advice on illegal activities or illegal information stored on the internet;
• Counteracting the introduction of fake products via the internet; online shopping, monitoring websites;
• Dealing with marketing and advertisement related legal issues.

Litigation and arbitration

• Representing clients before the courts and other authorities;
• Providing advice on strategy in case of the infringement of trademarks, patents, designs, copyrights and unfair competition acts;
• Conducting negotiations with opponents, and concluding settlements.

Mergers and acquisitions

• Preparing legal due diligence reports;
• Conducting negotiations and drafting documentation related to intellectual property rights assignment or licencing conditions;
• Providing advice on transaction conditions.

Protection and commercialization of IP

• Representation in proceedings before authorities granting protection of rights;
• Conducting customs proceedings, and counterfeited goods watch;
• Conducting day-to-day activities aimed at counteracting infringements of client rights;
• Preparing cease and desist letters to infringers;
• Providing advice related to intellectual property strategy and management.



Helena Rönqvist
Advokat/Partner T: +46 8 463 75 00
M: +46 736 103670