Edward has extensive experience as an IP lawyer and IP manager working in-house at Swedish multinational companies and in private practice in Sweden and the UK. Edward has particular expertise in (a) creating and implementing IP strategies and policies, and management of in- house IP functions; (b) patent, design and trademark clearance, protection, prosecution and portfolio management; (c) managing patent and trademark disputes and coordinating international IP litigation; and (d) drafting and negotiating IP-related agreements including brand and technology licenses, development agreements, settlement agreements and co- existence agreements.
Professional History: Employment
1997-2002: Manches, Oxford – trainee solicitor qualifying into Intellectual Property Department in 1999; assistant solicitor 1999-2002
2002-2004: Rouse & Co International /Rouse Legal, Oxford – solicitor.
2005-2009: Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, Sweden – Director of Studies (Law) / Lecturer and Doctoral Candidate (IP)
2009-2014: Husqvarna Group, Huskvarna, Sweden – Corporate Counsel (IP), Group Legal Affairs
2014-2017: Udén IP Strategy & Management AB, Jönköping, Sweden – Partner and IP Consultant
2017-date: Sipara Sweden – Director
Professional Qualifications
LLB (Law and French), University of Bristol and Université de Poitiers
College of Law, Chester
Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney

Edward Humphries

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