Ms Elisabeth Vestin > Hannes Snellman > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

Hannes Snellman
P.O. BOX 7801

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Technology




Elisabeth heads our Intellectual Property & Technology practice at the Stockholm office. Her fields of expertise include IT, (out)sourcing, technology, telecommunication, data protection, IP, marketing, consumer, retail, fashion, e-commerce, and franchising, distribution, sports, media and music and entertainment law, as well as general commercial law. Innovation, technology, trade secrets, data, e-commerce, trademarks and other intellectual property rights are often central to the businesses that Elisabeth advises.

Her practice includes drafting, interpreting, negotiating and disputing commercial agreements. She also advises on M&A in the IP & TMT field.

Because of her vast experience of working with franchise chains and other chain companies, Elisabeth has become a board member of the Swedish Franchise Association.

In addition, Elisabeth has worked with corporate sustainability, bribery, anti-corruption and compliance matters for over a decade. She regularly conducts presentations and training in these areas.


English, Swedish


Data Protection Forum
Board Member, Swedish Franchise Association, 2015
Swedish Bar Association, 2009
Swedish Association for Copyright Law (SFU)
Swedish Competition & Market Law Association
Licensing Executives Society Scandinavia (LES Scandinavia)


Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, Sweden, 2018-
Specialist Partner, Hannes Snellman, Stockholm, Sweden, 2016-2017
Associate and Senior Associate, Advokatfirman Lindahl, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006-2015
Junior Judge, District Court in Lund, Sweden, 2004-2005
LL.M. in Innovation, Technology and the Law, Edinburgh University, Scotland, 2003
Jur. Kand. (LL.M in Law), University of Lund, Sweden, 2002

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Data privacy and data protection

(Next Generation Partners)

Elisabeth VestinHannes Snellman

Sweden > Intellectual property and media

The IP and media practice at Hannes Snellman advises clients across a range of sectors on the registration and protection of intellectual property, as well as on transactions involving IP rights. The team’s transactional work includes acting alongside the firm’s M&A practice to assist with the sale and purchase of IP, as well as advising companies where IP is crucial to their business. The practice also advises on commercial deals involving IP, such as R&D agreements. Elisabeth Vestin leads the team and has a particular focus on matters in the media sector.

Sweden > IT and telecoms

(Next Generation Partners)

Elisabeth Vestin – Hannes Snellman