Karin Westerberg

Sandart & Partners - Sweden

Partner

PO Box 7131
Stockholm

SE-103 87

+4684406800

Patent star 2021

Top 250 Women in IP 2021

English
Swedish


Jurisdictions:

Sweden

Practice areas:

Copyright & related rights
Patent litigation

Industry sectors:

Automotive
Chemistry
Life sciences
Mechanical
Pharmaceutical


Karin Westerberg specialises in dispute resolution, intellectual property (mainly patent, copyright and trademark law), marketing law and protection of trade secrets.

Karin Westerberg is a skilled litigator with extensive experience from litigations concerning intellectual property rights. Karin Westerberg frequently represents Swedish and international clients in all fields of technology (e.g. pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and mechanical engineering) in patent infringement and revocation proceedings in Sweden (including pan-European litigations). Karin Westerberg also represents clients in the pharmaceutical industry with regulatory issues, as well as represents clients in complex copyright and trade secrets litigations involving multiple infringement investigations and interim proceedings.

In relation to copyright, Karin Westerberg has a particular interest in works of applied art and is the chairman of the Svensk Form Copyright Panel, which is an impartial expert body within the Swedish Society of Crafts and Design, with the task to express an opinion on copyright protection for works of applied art and whether a copyright-protected work of applied art has been plagiarized.



Last updated 16th April 2021

Year Joined Firm: 2007, Partner since 2019

Education/Alumni:

  • L.L.M, School of Economics and Commercial Law, Gothenburg University
  • Law Studies, Bond University
  • Member of the Swedish Bar Association since 2011

Network Memberships:

  • EPLAW
  • AIPPI
  • SFIR
  • ALAI
  • SFU
  • The Swedish Competition and Advertisement Law Association
  • The Swedish Pharmaceutical Society
  • The Committee on Intellectual Property ICC Sweden.