Malin Allard > Advokatfirman Cederquist KB > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB
PO BOX 1670

Work Department

Intellectual Property & Marketing Law, Media Law, IT & Telecom, Commercial Agreements


Partner. IP, media and IT

Partner Malin Allard is Head of Cederquist’s Intellectual Property, Media, Marketing and Commercial Contracts practices. She has broad experience from both leading law firms and from working as in-house counsel for the Ericsson group for several years. Besides intellectual property work (contentious and non-contentious), complex licensing arrangements, brand protection, technology transfers and R&D collaborations, she has extensive experience from various kinds of tech-related matters and contracts, such as digital services, privacy, e-commerce as well as marketing issues. 


Cederquist Law firm, 2017-
Ericsson Japan K.K, legal counsel, 2013-2014
Ericsson AB, legal counsel 2007-2017
Mannheimer Swartling Law firm, 2005-2007
Vinge Law firm, Paris 2003-2004
Vinge Law firm, Stockholm 2000-2005


Swedish and English


LL.M., Stockholm University, 1994
Maître de droit international et communautaire, Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg, 1998-1999

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Healthcare and life sciences

Recent instructions for the healthcare and life sciences group at Advokatfirman Cederquist KB include share issuances in the pharmaceuticals sector, acquisitions in the retail health space and general regulatory guidance. The team benefits from co-head Annika Blomqvist‘s public procurement expertise, which is regularly applied to contentious and transactional matters. Fellow co-head Malin Allard provides marketing and IP law expertise. The medical devices industry is a highly active field for the group.

Sweden > Data privacy and data protection

Advokatfirman Cederquist KB covers all aspects of data privacy and data protection issues relating to GDPR, the e-privacy directive, and other data protection legislation; it also provides risk assessments to organisations regarding outsourcing arrangements and cloud services. The IT and telecoms team is headed up by Johanna Linder, who has expertise in data privacy and IT security matters, while Malin Allard leads the IP and media team. Henrik Lindstrand focuses on GDPR projects, data protection impact assessments and data policy documents. Daniel Eriksson is another key contact.

Sweden > Intellectual property and media

Under the leadership of Malin Allard and Johanna Linder, Advokatfirman Cederquist KB fields a team with expertise across the media and intellectual property sectors. The team provides comprehensive advice on IP, including advising on R&D agreements and licensing deals as well as representing clients in IP litigation. The practice provides assistance to clients on marketing law, assists with sponsorship agreements and advises on compliance with regulations. Allard is particularly focused on acting for clients in the media and telecoms sector, while Linder specialises in the technology sector.

Sweden > IT and telecoms

(Next Generation Partners)

Malin Allard – Advokatfirman Cederquist KB

The Advokatfirman Cederquist KB team provides ‘clear, practical and hands-on advice and is supportive of innovative solutions’. The practice has strong experience in the TMT, consumer and financial services sectors, and advises clients on large international IT outsourcing deals, cloud services, and new technologies such as IoT. Johanna Linder and Malin Allard head up the practice, with Linder recommended for cybersecurity issues and Allard handling IP, media and marketing law. Henrik Lindstrand was recently promoted to partner.