Mr Björn Johansson Heigis > Roschier > Stockholm, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 7358

Work Department

Data Protection, Digitalization & TMT, Outsourcing, Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution, Corporate Compliance & Investigations


Partner Björn Johansson Heigis is Head of Roschier’s Digitalization & TMT and Data Protection practices in Sweden. He is also specialized in intellectual property, dispute resolution, ICT and IP transactions, as well as licensing.

Björn has extensive experience of acting as counsel in arbitration proceedings and before national courts.

In addition to his LL.M. degree, Björn holds a post-graduate LL.M. degree from Bond University, Australia.

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Data privacy and data protection

(Next Generation Partners)

Björn Johansson HeigisRoschier

The data protection group of Roschier provides its expertise in data protection matters to TMT, IP, and life science sector clients. The firm also covers audit issues related to data breaches, personal data transfers, and exception applications regarding the processing of personal data related to criminal offences. Practice head Björn Johansson Heigis represents data-intensive companies in the Nordics in all kinds of data protection matters. Senior Associate John Park is also a core member of the team.

Sweden > Intellectual property and media

The intellectual property team at Roschier continues to be highly active in the patent litigation space, with practice head Erik Ficks acting for clients from the healthcare sector and beyond in bet-the-company disputes. The practice is also instructed by a broad range of companies to advise on managing IP portfolios, including handling filings, oppositions, prosecutions, and licensing transactions. Another area of focus for the firm is advising on the IP elements of joint ventures between technology and industrial companies. In addition to his patent litigation work, Ficks has a broad practice handling contentious and non-contentious matters; Björn Johansson Heigis is another key figure in the practice, handling technology-related IP work. Counsel Susanne Mellqvist and senior trade mark attorney Rebecca Huselius are also highly experienced in this space and handle the management of large IP portfolios.

Sweden > IT and telecoms

Roschier‘s digitalisation and TMT practice handles high-value outsourcing projects for sophisticated buyers. Practice head Björn Johansson Heigis supports banking and insurance clients with regulatory requirements and audits, while also representing buyers in disputes and arbitration against providers, alongside Erik Ficks. Sell-side clients include leading Nordic IT suppliers. The team has a substantial e-commerce offering, which attracts payment providers, streaming services and publishing companies.