Åsa Hellstadius

Member of the Swedish Bar Association IP Expert Doctor of Laws LL.D.
  • 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.


“Åsa Hellstadius is a bright, hardworking individual. She draws on her deep understanding of intellectual property to navigate intricate legal and strategic situations.” IAM Patent 1000 2023

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 wins prestigious IP award
News October 19, 2023

Vinge wins prestigious IP award

On Thursday evening, Vinge was awarded Swedish Patent Litigation firm of the year at this year's Glo…

Vinge receives top ranking in intellectual property law
News July 04, 2023

Vinge receives top ranking in intellectual property law

Vinge's IP group is once again placed at the top of the recently released IAM Patent 1000 ranking. H…

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…


Patent Litigation 2023 Law and Practice in Sweden

Chambers Global Practice Guide

Pharmaceutical Advertising 2023 Law and Practice Sweden

Chambers Global Practice Guide
Article March 10, 2021


Book January 01, 2023

Svensk JuridikNorstedts Juridik 2023

Book June 14, 2020

Immaterialrätt och marknadsrätt – ur praktiskt perspektivNorstedts juridik 2020

Book January 01, 2019

Lärobok i immaterialrättNorstedts Juridik 2019