Katarina Strömholm, attorney-at-law (born 1968)
Tel. + 46 708 41 00 99
Katarina Strömholm has worked with intellectual property and marketing law matters for more than 20 years – until summer of 2012 as attorney-at-law and partner at the business law firm Lindahl (previously RydinCarlsten) and then at Strömholm Advokatbyrå. Katarina has extensive experience of disputes related to IPR and marketing law – both out-of-court disputes and court proceedings. Katarina has provided many companies within the field of consumer products with current advice in matters of marketing and IPR law. Many of the companies operate within fields subject to strict regulations (alcohol, cosmetics, food products, health and hygiene products, fuel). In recent years Katarina has worked extensively with IPR issues in connection with acquisitions– both with review and evaluation of the strength of existing IPR and with drafting of transfer and license agreements etc.
Working experience – court of law and lawfirm
2009-2012: Attorney-at-law and partner, Advokatfirman Lindahl KB, Stockholm (after merger between RydinCarlsten Advokatbyrå AB and Lindahl)
2005-2009: Attorney-at-law and partner, RydinCarlsten Advokatbyrå AB, Stockholm
2001-2005: Attorney-at-law, RydinCarlsten Advokatbyrå AB, Stockholm
1998-2001: Associate, RydinCarlsten Advokatbyrå AB, Stockholm
1995-97: Junior judge, City Court of Jakobsberg, Stockholm
Katarina became a member of the Swedish Bar Association in 2001.
1995: Ll. M., Uppsala university
1990-95: Law studies, Uppsala university
1989-90: Studies in practical and theoretical philosophy, Uppsala university
1987-88: Studies in literature, Uppsala university
Working experience – general
2004-2005: Secretary (half-time) of Governmental Commission on rights in inventions by university professors and other university staff. The Commission published the report ”Nyttiggörande av högskoleuppfinningar”, SOU 2005:95. (Exploitation of University Inventions).
Lectures, papers etc.
For many years, Katarina has been a much sought after speaker and lecturer on intellectual property and marketing law, i.a. by
Uppsala University, Ll.M. courses
University of Stockholm, specialized and advanced courses
Karolinska institutet, entreprenörskapskurser för studenter
Svenska Föreningen för Immaterialrätt (SFIR)
Katarina Strömholm was Secretary of the Swedish Association for Intellectual Property (previously called Swedish Association for Industrial Property) in the period 2000-2011. Since 2010 she is member of the Board of the Association.