Katarina Strömholm, attorney-at-law (born 1968)

Tel. + 46 708 41 00 99

E-mail: ks@stromholmlaw.se

Katarina Strömholm has worked with intellectual property and marketing law matters for 15 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.

Education

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

Advokatsamfundet

PRV

IBC

Svenska Föreningen för Immaterialrätt (SFIR)

Other activities

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.

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