Number of partners: 11
Number of lawyers: 12
Languages: English, German, Swedish
Sandart & Partners is a business law firm with expertise in litigation, dispute resolution and contracts. Many of the firm’s clients are companies in industries where intellectual property and knowledge are in focus. The firm also provides advice and represents clients in marketing law matters and regulatory matters.
Main Areas of Practice:
■ Litigation & Dispute Resolution
■ Intellectual Property
■ Marketing Law
■ Regulatory Issues
■ Transactions & Contracts
■ Competition Law
The firm works in all fields of intellectual property: patents, copyright, designs, trade marks, and company names. It is one of the few law firms in Sweden that regularly handles disputes throughout the entire IP field. In addition, the firm has extensive experience of dealing with contracts regarding IP. Therefore, the firm is constantly ranked among Sweden’s leading law firms within this discipline. The firm’s successful recruitment strategy and its lawyers’ active role in IP associations, legislative committees and the academy ensure that the firm will maintain this position also in the future. Many of the firm’s clients are large and medium-sized companies, inter alia in the fields of medicine, biotechnology, telecommunications and other high-end technology. Further, the firm represents rightsholders when it comes to music, art, and literature.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
The firm represents clients in courts of law, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution procedures such as mediation. It holds extensive experience in handling complex commercial disputes on a national and international scale. The firm is one of the few law firms in Sweden that regularly handles disputes throughout the entire intellectual property field. It also represents clients in other business disputes, such as contractual and claims disputes. Many of the firm’s lawyers have previously served as law clerks and held other positions in Swedish courts.
The field of marketing law is expanding and constantly changing. The firm represents clients in a variety of industries — including pharmaceutical and food industries — in regulatory matters and marketing law litigation. Several of the firm’s lawyers have long experience of marketing law issues. The firm is often engaged at the planning stages for new advertisement campaigns and product launches, in order to constructively contribute to the adherence of relevant regulations. Marketing law is becoming increasingly important in the online environment. When new marketing methods are to be assessed, it is crucial to have sound knowledge of the functioning and structure of marketing law.
Sandart & Partners advises clients on regulated products and services such as pharmaceuticals, food, alcohol, tobacco and games. In these contexts, the firm also represents clients before authorities and courts. The issues may concern marketing authorisations and permits, market access, parallel imports and product regulations. The firm’s lawyers have solid experience in providing other regulatory advice, including privacy and protection of personal data.
Contacts: Linda Landén, Dag Sandart
Emails: Linda Landén, [email protected]
Transactions & Contracts:
Sandart & Partners assists clients in business transactions, by drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements. The firm advises technology and innovation-intensive companies and organisations, in transactions entailing intellectual property considerations. Further, it often participates in the preparation and negotiation of licensing, distribution, cooperation, research, and development agreements as well as agreements in the field of IT and telecom. Agreements and business transactions often involve company law in one way or another, e.g. when a new company is formed or new partners enter into an already existing company.
The firm’s lawyers assist in competition law analysis of contracts and business strategies. They also represent clients in disputes concerning claims of abuse of dominant position and anti-competitive agreements. Further, the firm focuses on competition law issues relating to intellectual property rights, and it has successfully represented clients in a number of litigations where these issues have been addressed.
Contact: Peter Sande
Email: [email protected]
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