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Hampus Rystedt

Hampus Rystedt

Senior Partner
European Patent Attorney, Swedish Patent Attorney
M.Sc., LL.M.
About Hampus Rystedt
Hampus Rystedt started his IP career in 1997 at the Swedish Patent Office as an Examiner and later as Director of Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals. Since 2003 he has worked as a patent attorney in a private practice, where he also has served in the operative management team and held a position in the Board of Directors. In 2013 he was appointed by the government to serve as technical judge in the Swedish courts hearing patent cases.
Hampus’ practice involves biological and small molecule pharmaceuticals, first and second medical use patents, molecular diagnostics and biomarkers, genetic testing, microarray assays, bioinformatics, biological production and purification, and medical devices. A key area of expertise is in Supplementary Protection Certificates for approved medicinal products. He also has extensive experience of IP strategy work at management and board level, in addition to drafting and prosecuting patent applications, oppositions and appeals, and litigating granted patents.
Apart from practical IP work, Hampus also holds an interest in international cooperation and has represented the Swedish Patent Office in WIPO and UPOV and is active in the Swedish group of AIPPI.
Hampus holds a Master of Science in Molecular Biotechnology from the University of Uppsala and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in IP Law and Management from the University of Strasbourg. He is ranked by Managing IP as an IP Star, and recognizd as a leading patent professional by IAM Magazine’s Patent 1000.
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Areas of expertise
    • Patent prosecution
    • Patent Drafting
    • Patent Oppositions and Appeals
    • Patent Landscaping
    • Due Diligence
    • Licensing
    • Patent Litigation Support
    • Patent Monitoring
    • IP Audit
    • Trade Secrets protection
    • Novelty Search and Validity Search
    • Competitor Watch
    • IP Risk Management
    • Technology Watch
    • Patent Litigation
    • Freedom to Operate
    • Contracts and agreements
    • Portfolio Outsourcing
    • IP Strategy Workshops and Coaching
    • Strategy Development
    • Portfolio Management
    • Strategy Implementation
Technical field
    • Chemistry
    • Biotechnology
    • Food Technology
Industry Expertise
    • Sustainability / GreenTech / CleanTech
    • Hygiene Products
    • Agriculture
    • Paper/Pulp/Wood Industry
    • Food & Beverage
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Life Science
    • Medtech