Sofia Ljungblad

Head of IP Prosecution Counsel Member of the Swedish Bar Association
  • Stockholm
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English

Sofia Ljungblad is a Member of the Swedish Bar Association, Counsel, Head of Trademark Prosecution and Vinge's Trademark group. Sofia has 25 years of experience within Intellectual Property (IP) with a focus on trademarks and design. She works both with prosecution – protecting and defending clients' rights globally and providing strategic advice thereto, as well as agreements and litigation, primarily related to trademark and marketing law.

Mentions

An asset for domestic brands as well as global names with interests in the Swedish market, Sofia Ljungblad is an enticing choice as she effectively combines her strategic knowledge with a commercial approach. WTR 1000 2024

Sofia Ljungblad stands out for her strategic advice and approach to asset commercialisation. WTR 1000, 2023

The versatile Sofia Ljungblad deftly traverses the spectrum of brand protection, but her forte lies in commercialising assets and sewing up the tightest of licensing agreements. - WTR 1000, 2021

For those in a licensing tight spot, Sofia Ljungblad is adept at stitching agreements together with a steady hand. - WTR 1000, 2020

Practice Areas

Education

  • Stockholm University, Master of Laws, 2018
  • University of Gävle, Master of Science in Economics, business and administration, 2002

Experience

  • Noréns Patentbyrå AB, Trademark attorney, Head of legal department, Vice CEO, Partner, 2002 - 2019

Other qualifications

  • Member of the Commission on Intellectual Property at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), 2021 -
  • Member of the Unreal Campaign Committee in the International Trademark Association (INTA), 2020 -
  • Board member at Noréns Patentbyrå AB, 201 2 – 201 9.
  • Member of the committee of ethics in The Association of Intellectual Property Law Firms in Sweden, (SEPAF), 201 7.
  • Swedish representative in the Harmonization committee in the European Community Trademark Association (ECTA), 2004 – 2008.
  • Board member in the Swedish Patent Attorney Association (SPOF), 2004 – 2008.

Awards

News

Vinge top ranked by WTR 1000
News February 12, 2024

Vinge top ranked by WTR 1000

Vinge is awarded gold in the Enforcement and Litigation category in the 2024 WTR 1000 ranking. In ad…

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…

New partners and counsels at Vinge’s Stockholm office
News May 31, 2023

New partners and counsels at Vinge’s Stockholm office

Six new partners, seven new counsels and one Chief Economist at Vinge’s Stockholm office.

WTR 1000 - Vinge receives Swedish top ranking
News February 13, 2023

WTR 1000 - Vinge receives Swedish top ranking

Vinge has been awarded the “Top firm in Sweden” in this year’s World Trademark Review. The award is…

Anti-counterfeiting – the best way to work to counteract trademark infringement and counterfeiting
News June 07, 2021

Anti-counterfeiting – the best way to work to counteract trademark infringement and counterfeiting

Counterfeiting and intellectual property law infringement constitute significant problems for both i…

Vinge is awarded “The Top Firm in Sweden” in WTR 1000’s latest ranking
News February 18, 2021

Vinge is awarded “The Top Firm in Sweden” in WTR 1000’s latest ranking

Vinge receives the highest ranking in the World Trademark Review list of the year’s rankings. The fi…

Vinge’s IP team recruits three top candidates
News March 06, 2019

Vinge’s IP team recruits three top candidates

Vinge has strengthened and developed the IP practice group by recruiting three sector specialists –…

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