Vinge top ranked by WTR 1000

February 12, 2024 Intellectual Property

Vinge is awarded gold in the Enforcement and Litigation category in the 2024 WTR 1000 ranking. In addition, seven employees receive individual mentions.

WTR annually ranks the world’s leading law firms and individual practitioners who have distinguished themselves within the field of trademark law. Vinge has once again received a top ranking as a firm, as well as seven individual recommendations.

Vinge is home to an experienced IP team that provides sophisticated legal advice, while considering business goals. The practice leverages a vast global network to manage international matters in the US, Europe and Asia, and its robust team is a go-to for infringement protection and transactional services.”

Pär Leander, Sofia Ljungblad, Stojan Arnerstål, Richard Wessman, Håkan Borgenhäll, Tobias Kempas and Malin Malm Waerme all receive individual mentions:

“A veteran in the field of intellectual property, Pär Leander has nearly 40 years of experience in IP law. He adeptly oversees a range of mandates on behalf of global leaders in the telecommunications, media and consumer goods industries.“

An asset for domestic brands as well as global names with interests in the Swedish market, IP prosecution head Sofia Ljungblad is known for their her “top-notch work that instils trust in clients and colleagues alike”. Ljungblad’s commercial sensibilities make her a safe pair of hands during negotiations of IP-rich deals.”

“A prominent name in academic circles within the trademark community”, Stojan Arnerstäl is the life sciences division head, but his transactional work is called upon by those in the media and technology sectors as well.“

“The firm also houses immense litigation know-how, especially when its bench of litigators includes the likes of Richard Wessman, Håkan Borgenhäll, Tobias Kempas and Malin Malm Waerme, all of whom come in with a wave of praise: “Richard is an esteemed lawyer renowned for his exceptional expertise in trademark law.” “Håkan is by far one of the most skilled litigators on the Swedish market. He is not only a superb strategist but also an excellent tactician.” “A force to be reckoned with, Tobias is a skilled and efficient opposing counsel.” “Malin has been able to quickly grasp nuances while negotiating clearly and amicably.”

The WTR’s recommendations are based on interviews, as well as reviews of the quality, complexity and scope of the legal advice provided.

Read more about the award at the World Trademark Reviews 1000 site