Intellectual property law 

We offer legal advice on intellectual property rights

Intellectual property is becoming increasingly important for a company’s ability to develop and maintain their competitiveness. We offer legal advice to help companies protect, manage, optimise, and commercialise their most important business assets. We maximise value and ensure you get the best form of protection for your ideas, technology, creations, products and trademarks. We also offer registration and portfolio management of trademarks, designs and domain names.

How we can help you deal with questions related to intellectual property

We are the largest provider in Sweden of full-service commercial and intellectual property law. Our team consists of experienced attorneys and lawyers with expertise in all areas of intellectual property law. We have in-depth understanding and knowledge of how regulations work commercially and can provide business-focused support to companies, including on international matters.

We can help you with:

  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Commercial and strategic advice
  • Contract negotiations
  • Drafting and negotiating intellectual property agreements such as contracts for R&D, licensing, merchandising and franchising and co-existence
  • Management of trademark and design portfolios
  • Trademark, design and domain name applications
  • Monitoring and renewal of existing registrations
  • Due diligence in the context of private and public company acquisitions

Our lawyers have extensive experience in intellectual property matters in the following sectors: IT and technology, medicinal products, life sciences, manufacturing, food, media, sports and entertainment, and fashion.

Lawyers with specialist experience in intellectual property law

Our law firm has the depth of experience to offer a wide range of expertise and tailor-made advice within several areas of the law. We help companies in all sectors. Our clients include companies in the following sectors: food and beverage, medicinal products, clothing, IT, e-commerce, telecommunications, insurance, media, energy and manufacturing. We also work with advertising agencies and other providers in the advertising, PR, branding, design or digital marketing sectors.

We can offer you advice in the following areas of law:

Our lawyers in various specialist areas of commercial law work closely together, which allows us to offer you strategic advice in all areas where intellectual property assets are important, for example commercial contract law, private and public M&A, competition law, IT law and tax law.

What the ranking organisations say

“Full-service powerhouse Vinge maintains its position as one of the most popular and prominent firms on the market, with praise flowing in from all corners. “It is the firm that stands out the most”, enthuses one peer. “It is one of the biggest competitors in Sweden; the team is exceptionally skilled and well-resourced, the service is high-end and super sophisticated, and if you want the very best, you go to Vinge.” One of its USPs is that it has a top-notch prosecution practice” - (WTR 1000, 2023)

Strengths: "The depth of Vinge's IP team is impressive." "Vinge's team are responsive and hard-working. They are friendly and helpful." "Members of the team are very thorough and strategically skilled." "They are very trustworthy and knowledgeable." Chambers & Partners 2023

‘Highly knowledgeable and efficient team of IP lawyers. A superb choice.’

‘Vinge’s IP team is excellent at understanding the commercial side of our business, while always delivering substantiated and practical advice. They are also very reachable. It is a pleasure to work with their team.’

‘Super professional team that goes above and beyond to understand our business and the challenges we face.’

‘The intellectual property team at Vinge, headed by partner Richard Wessman, has assisted us in a large number of matters in diverse areas of intellectual property law. The team consists of several leading individuals within their respective fields and many up and coming young talents giving the team a wide range of experience and knowledge.’ Legal 500 2023

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