Paul Winblad - Zacco

Welcome to Zacco – a true European full-service IP firm!

Are you from outside of Europe? Zacco is one of Europe’s leading full-service IP firms – A single point of contact who can represent your gateway to Europe.

We have created a special area for you on our website where we have gathered information on the most sought after services from our foreign agents and clients, making it easier to quickly find what you are looking for.

We cover filing and prosecution work in 10 European jurisdictions directly, including the EUIPO/EPO, UK, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Austria and Switzerland, but we’ve got you covered anywhere in Europe.

Zacco logotype
Zacco logotype
Paul Winblad

Paul Winblad

Senior Partner
European Patent Attorney
Authorized Patent Attorney [SE]

About Paul Winblad

Paul has a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology and started his career within IP at the Swedish Patent Office (PRV) in 1995, where he worked as an Examiner and Team Leader for four years. Paul then joined SCA where he worked as a Patent Attorney and Patent Manager for five years. In 2004 Paul became Patent Director of the SCA Patent Department.

Paul has a specialization in energy technology and has worked with IP related matters in different technical fields, such as for example material technology, absorption technology, energy technology, fluid handling, process and production technologies, and vehicle related technologies.

As Paul’s résumé reveals, he has been working with a wide range of IP-related matters: patent portfolio management, strategic IP work, IP enforcement and litigation work, IP licenses and other IP agreements. Paul was also a member of SCA’s R&D Management Team and involved in matters related to research and product development. Paul has also in his different positions within SCA been drafting and prosecuting patent applications, handled opposition cases and involved in idea handling processes.

Paul was in his role at Zacco included in the 2016 edition of the IAM Strategy 300 and he is ranked as a recommended individual in the IAM Patent 1000.

Paul is a member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Institute (EPI).


Back to our people Download profile

Areas of Expertise

  • Patent prosecution
  • Utility Models
  • Patent Oppositions and Appeals
  • Patent Monitoring
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Litigation Support
  • Novelty Search and Validity Search
  • Portfolio Management
  • IP Risk Management
  • Patent Landscaping
  • Technology Watch
  • Forward Patenting
  • Strategy Development
  • Portfolio Outsourcing
  • IP Strategy Workshops and Coaching
  • IP Audit
  • Patent Drafting
  • Competitor Watch
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Freedom to Operate
  • Due Diligence
Technical field
  • Process Technology
  • Materials Technology & Nanotech
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Sensor and Measurement Technology
  • Manufacturing & Process Technology
  • Physics
Industry expertise
  • Paper/Pulp/Wood Industry
  • Automotive
  • Industrial Design
  • Consumer Products
  • Hygiene Products
  • Energy, Gas, Oil & Power
  • Building & Construction