Per Josefson specialises in intellectual property, trade secrets and product liability and has acquired more than fifteen years’ experience in litigation and arbitration in the above areas. Per is also respected for his innovative approach to contracts and transactions and has extensive experience within the fields of pharmaceuticals, technology and IT.

Rankad av World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2014. The “consummately efficient and incredibly well-schooled” Per Josefson “always has business interests at heart and will never litigate for its own sake”
• “Per Josefson is admired for his patent litigation expertise and valuable contacts. Clients note that he "understands our business and can quickly analyse any situation and offer useful advice."
(Chambers Global 2012)
• “Clients praise Per Josefson’s down-to-earth approach and describe him as "extremely knowledgeable, experienced and thorough." (Chambers Europe 2011)
• “Mannheimer Swartling partner Per Josefson’s work on multi-jurisdictional patent cases has attracted international praise.”
(IAM Life Sciences 250 – The World’s Leading Life Sciences Patent Litigators 2010)

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2004-
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 2001-2003
  • In-house lawyer, Electrolux AB (publ), 2000-2001
  • Associate in Sweden and Russia, Mannheimer Swartling, 1996-2000
  • District Court Service, 1995-1996

Education

  • LL.M (Stockholm University, 1995)
  • Studies in business administration (Stockholm University, 1995)

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English

Publications

  • Inside the Minds: Navigating Intellectual Property Law in Europe - Leading lawyers on complying with regional laws, leveraging new technology, and avoiding infringement issues, Aspatore Books by Thomson Reuters (co-writer) (2011)  
  • Swedish chapter of West’s Patents Throughout the World (2008)
  • Swedish chapter of West’s Designs and Utility Models Throughout the World (2008)
  • Writer of various articles including “Patent Protection of Computer Programs – the Scope of the Patent Claims”, Nordic Intellectual Property Law Review (1997), and “Limited protection for trademarks within the pharmaceutical field”, Nordic Intellectual Property Law Review (2009)
  • Swedish Bar Association, 2001 
  • Editorial advisor for Nordic Intellectual Property Law Review (Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd, NIR)
  • Swedish ICC’s Reference Group for Intellectual Property
  • International Bar Association
  • Swedish Association for the Protection of Industrial Property
  • Licensing Executives Society Scandinavia
  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielle

Per Josefson

Partner

Per Josefson specialises in intellectual property, trade secrets and product liability and has acquired more than fifteen years’ experience in litigation and arbitration in the above areas. Per is also respected for his innovative approach to contracts and transactions and has extensive experience within the fields of pharmaceuticals, technology and IT.

Awards

Rankad av World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2014. The “consummately efficient and incredibly well-schooled” Per Josefson “always has business interests at heart and will never litigate for its own sake”
• “Per Josefson is admired for his patent litigation expertise and valuable contacts. Clients note that he "understands our business and can quickly analyse any situation and offer useful advice."
(Chambers Global 2012)
• “Clients praise Per Josefson’s down-to-earth approach and describe him as "extremely knowledgeable, experienced and thorough." (Chambers Europe 2011)
• “Mannheimer Swartling partner Per Josefson’s work on multi-jurisdictional patent cases has attracted international praise.”
(IAM Life Sciences 250 – The World’s Leading Life Sciences Patent Litigators 2010)

Experience

  • Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, 2004-
  • Associate, Mannheimer Swartling, 2001-2003
  • In-house lawyer, Electrolux AB (publ), 2000-2001
  • Associate in Sweden and Russia, Mannheimer Swartling, 1996-2000
  • District Court Service, 1995-1996

Education

  • LL.M (Stockholm University, 1995)
  • Studies in business administration (Stockholm University, 1995)

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English

Publications

  • Inside the Minds: Navigating Intellectual Property Law in Europe - Leading lawyers on complying with regional laws, leveraging new technology, and avoiding infringement issues, Aspatore Books by Thomson Reuters (co-writer) (2011)  
  • Swedish chapter of West’s Patents Throughout the World (2008)
  • Swedish chapter of West’s Designs and Utility Models Throughout the World (2008)
  • Writer of various articles including “Patent Protection of Computer Programs – the Scope of the Patent Claims”, Nordic Intellectual Property Law Review (1997), and “Limited protection for trademarks within the pharmaceutical field”, Nordic Intellectual Property Law Review (2009)

Membership

  • Swedish Bar Association, 2001 
  • Editorial advisor for Nordic Intellectual Property Law Review (Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd, NIR)
  • Swedish ICC’s Reference Group for Intellectual Property
  • International Bar Association
  • Swedish Association for the Protection of Industrial Property
  • Licensing Executives Society Scandinavia
  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielle