Attorney at Law
European Trademark and Design Attorney
+46 8 59 88 73 67
Claes has more than 25 years of experience in advising on legal matters within intellectual property, including filing and prosecution of design and trademark applications. He has a special experience in handling cases relating to community trademark law, including oppositions and cancellations, as well as cases relating to community design law. Claes has worked at Zacco as a lawyer since 2001. 1990- 1991 he worked as a trademark examiner at the Swedish Patent Office.
Claes graduated 1990 with a degree of Master of Laws from Stockholm University and is also a Swedish Authorized IP Attorney. He was head of the Trademarks Department at Nobel Industries from 1991-1994. In 1994 he joined AB Stockholms Patentbyrå Zacco Bruhn as a Trademark Consultant (now Zacco Sweden). He worked as an examiner at the Examination division, OHIM, and as examiner/head of unit at the opposition division from 1996-2001.
Claes is engaged as lecturer within the area of EU Trademark Law and is active in the committee work of the International Trademark Association (INTA). He is also a recommended individual in the World Trademark Review 1000 for 2017 by the World Trademark Review magazine, please click here to find his profile.