Joakim works mainly with patent applications in the field of mechanics as well as filing and prosecution of national and international design applications.
He graduated with a M.Sc. in Geotechnology (Mining/Metallurgy/Metals) from Luleå University of Technology (LuTH) in 1990. Joakim has more than 25 years of experience from working with patent and design protection.
From 1990 to 1993 Joakim was a Patent Officer for the Swedish Patent and Registration Office, and from 1994 to1997 he was an in-house Patent Attorney at Eka Chemicals. He has been working as Patent Attorney and Design Attorney since 1997. He worked at Stockholms Patentbyrå, that was one of the companies that formed Zacco around the millenium, between 1998-2001. He joined Zacco again in 2009.
Joakim has long experience working with SME firms and some of the largest companies in Scandinavia and Europe, within areas such as mining, vehicles and material handling, tools and fastening elements, medical equipment, designed products in general (including GUI), sports and amusement products, lighting fittings, garden products, defence and shooting ranges, and water jet cutting.
Joakim is a Swedish Authorized Patent Attorney and Authorized Design Attorney before European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). He is a member of the Association of Swedish Patent Attorneys (SPOF) and The Association of IP Professionals in Swedish Industry (SIPF).