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Erik Ficks

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Partner Erik Ficks is Head of Roschier's Intellectual Property, Brand Protection, Marketing & Consumer, and Public Procurement practices in Sweden. He is specialized in matters of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property (IP) work, including matters of marketing law and trade secrets, as well as in public procurement matters in several industry sectors. Erik has extensive experience from acting as counsel in arbitration proceedings and before national courts, including in multi-jurisdictional IP litigation and in administrative appeals. He also has extensive experience from multi-jurisdictional IP licensing, brand protection, technology transfers and R&D collaborations and complex commercial contracts.


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Roschier recently hired Rikard Wikström-Hermansen from White & Case Advokat AB. In addition to handling litigation, Wikström-Hermansen represents Swedish and international corporates in arbitration proceedings under a wide range of rules including SCC, SIAC and UNCITRAL, particularly in the energy and infrastructure spaces. Practice head Johan Sidklev, counsel Eva Storskrubb and senior associate Shirin Saif are acting for ConocoPhillips Skandinavia in an appeal concerning a dispute with Uniper. Erik Ficks, Gisela Knuts (who practises in Finland and Sweden) and Björn Johansson Heigis are also recommended.

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Within: Employment

Roschier has ‚Äėa commercial approach‚Äô to contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Jenny Welander Wadstr√∂m and others advised Sandvik on the employment law aspects of the carve-out and divestment of the Sandvik Process Systems division to FAM AB. Another highlight involved Wadstr√∂m and Bj√∂rn Johansson Heigis assisting Atlas Copco with pensions issues associated with the sale of its road construction equipment division to Fayat Group. Erik Ficks represents clients in litigation involving issues such as trade secrets and employee inventions. Bj√∂rn Rustare joined from PostNord.

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IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Roschier’s team is led by Björn Johansson Heigis and includes Lars Johansson and Erik Ficks. It recently assisted OneMed with several IT projects (including outsourcings and matters concerning automation) and advised Epic Systems on projects involving IT contracts, personal data protection and public procurement issues.

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Intellectual property and media

Within: Intellectual property and media

Led by Erik Ficks, Roschier covers all the contentious and non-contentious aspects of copyright, trade marks, trade secrets and design rights. The firm advises clients in the high-tech, media, life sciences and financial services sectors on transactions, licensing and other commercial agreements, as well as data protection. Ficks, Lars Johansson, Björn Johansson Heigis and Rebecca Huselius advise Bonnierförlagen on copyright, trade marks (including managing its global portfolios) and various media issues.

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