Niklas Mattsson

European Patent Attorney, Partner
Niklas drafts and prosecutes patent applications worldwide for local and international clients. He is also frequently involved in conducting infringement and validity investigations and freedom-to-operate analyses, and has been responsible for major due diligence projects for venture capital firms. Niklas has also built up expertise in the procedures for SPCs (supplementary protection certificates) for pharmaceuticals throughout the EU. Niklas is often called upon to write articles and give lectures on the subject of biotech patents, both in Sweden and abroad. He is frequently engaged as a technical expert in patent litigation in Swedish courts, and has served as an expert witness in European patent law in a patent lawsuit in the USA. Areas of specialist technical expertise include protein engineering, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology research tools, bioinformatics and polysaccharide chemistry.

Contact information:

Visiting address:

Jakobsbergsgatan 36
111 44 Stockholm, Sweden
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Practice areas

  • Agreements
  • Analyses & searches
  • Dispute resolution
  • IP due diligence
  • IP strategy
  • Patents
  • SPCs - Supplementary Protection Certificates

Industry expertise

  • Chemistry
  • Energy, gas, oil & power
  • Food & beverage
  • Life sciences
  • Pharma

Prior experience

Research in molecular biology at the Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, USA


  • English
  • French
  • Swedish


  • Master’s degree in Biotechnology, Uppsala University, 1999
  • CEIPI Diploma in European Patent Litigation, Strasbourg University, 2011


  • European Patent Attorney
  • Authorized Patent Attorney (Sweden)


  • epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)
  • EPLIT (European Patent Litigators Association)
  • SFIR (Swedish Association for the Protection of Industrial Property)
  • FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys)
  • AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle)