Year Joined Firm: 2007
L.M, School of Economics and Commercial Law, Gothenburg University
Law Studies, Bond University
Member of the Swedish Bar Association since 2011
Languages Spoken: English, Swedish
Network Memberships: AIPPI, SFIR, SFU, LES, the Swedish Association for Competition and Advertisement Law
Karin Westerberg specialises in matters of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property (IP), marketing law and trade secret matters. She is an experienced litigator and has extensive experience of litigations in said fields, in particular regarding patents, copyright and trade secrets.
Karin represents clients in all fields of technology (from chemistry, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to mechanical engineering) in patent infringement and revocation proceedings before the Swedish Patent and Market Court (including cross-border patent disputes). She also represents clients in complex copyright and trade secrets litigations.
In addition, Karin advice clients on a day to day basis whenever they have issues relating to IP rights, such as the protection of IP in general and the drafting of commercial IP agreements. She also assists clients in the pharmaceutical sector, as well as other clients in highly regulated industries, such as alcohol and tobacco companies, with regulatory matters.
Karin is the secretary 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. She is also a member of the Committee on Intellectual Property, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Sweden.
- Domain Names
- Trade Mark
- Trade Secrets
Key Practice Areas:
- Strategy & Advisory
- Construction + Building Materials
- Food & Beverage
- Information Science
- Technology + Communications
- Mechanical Engineering
- Media, Entertainment & Publishing
- Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology + Life Sciences
Last updated 12th November 2018