Edward Humphreys

Director (Sweden)

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


1997 Manches – Oxford
Trainee solicitor qualifying into Intellectual Property Department in 1999; assistant solicitor 1999-2002
2002 Rouse & Co International /Rouse Legal – Oxford
2005 Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University – Sweden
Director of Studies (Law) / Lecturer and Doctoral Candidate (IP)
2009 Husqvarna Group, Huskvarna – Sweden
Corporate Counsel (IP), Group Legal Affairs.
2014 Udén IP Strategy & Management AB, Jönköping – Sweden
Partner and IP Consultant
2017 Sipara Sweden

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
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