Practice Areas


  • LL.D


  • Advisor, von lode advokat, 2009-2013
  • Advisor, MAQS Law Firm, 2006-2009
  • Lecturer, Uppsala University, Faculty of Law, 2004-2006
  • Lecturer, Stockholm University, Faculty of Law, 2003

Other qualifications

  • Lectured in intellectual property law, contract law and torts at the universities of Stockholm and Uppsala.



Det varumärkesrättsliga kravet på särskiljningsförmåga NIR 2002 s. 16 December 02, 2002
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Immaterialrättens struktur Norstedts Juridik, 2019 April 03, 2019
Varumärkeslagen - en kommentar Norstedts Juridik, 2013 - sättning i oktober December 11, 2013
Immateriella gränsfall, rättsfallssamling med kommentarer Norstedts Juridik, 2005 December 01, 2005
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