Åsa Hellstadius

Doctor of Laws LL.D.

Member of the Swedish Bar Association Senior Associate
  • Stockholm
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English

Åsa Hellstadius advises clients in both contentious and non-contentious matters in intellectual property law. She is specialised in patent law and has notable experience in international and national patent disputes within the areas of inter alia biotech, pharmaceuticals and mechanical engineering. Åsa has also specific knowledge in marketing law with a focus on unfair commercial practices, e.g. price communication as well as solid knowledge within Life Sciences and ethics.

Åsa has a strong academic background being a Doctor of Laws and associate professor in intellectual property. She is former Program Director of the Master Programme in European Intellectual Property Law at Stockholm University and Co-founder of the international review Stockholm Intellectual Property Law Review.

Åsa is author of several books and articles within the field of intellectual property and marketing law. She has many years of research and teaching experience, and is a frequent lecturer within the field.

Business Sectors


  • Associate Professor, Stockholm University, 2016
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D), Stockholm University, 2015
  • LL.M, Stockholm University, 2001
  • Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg, 1999


  • Vinge 2020-
  • External consultant in patent litigation matters 2018-2020
  • Program Director, Master of European Intellectual Property Law, Stockholm University 2016-2020
  • Ragnar Söderberg Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016-2018
  • University Lecturer, Commercial and Business Law, Linköping University, 2011-2015
  • Doctoral candidate, Stockholm University, 2004-2010

Other qualifications

  • Member of the Board of the Institute for Intellectual Property and Market Law (IFIM) at Stockholm University, 2020-
  • Co-founder and Member of the Board of the international Stockholm Intellectual Property Law Review, 2018-
  • Author and Co-author of several handbooks, e.g. Lärobok i immaterialrätt, Immaterialrätt och marknadsrätt- ur praktiskt perspektiv och Svensk Juridik


Vinge contributes to the 2023 Chambers Global Practice Guide on Pharmaceutical Advertising
News April 03, 2023

Vinge contributes to the 2023 Chambers Global Practice Guide on Pharmaceutical Advertising

Stojan Arnerstål, Håkan Borgenhäll, Åsa Hellstadius and Lisa Hörnqvist have authored the Swedish cha…