Adv Martin Levinsohn > Setterwalls > Malmo, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 4501
203 20 MALMÖ

Work Department

EU and Competition Law, Intellectual Property Rights & Marketing Law, Life Sciences



Martin Levinsohn works with intellectual property law and competition law, often for clients in the life sciences sector.

Martin has great experience of representing clients in disputes relating to patents and trademarks, in court and arbitral proceedings and with public authorities. In his daily work, he also helps companies with issues relating to licences, research and development collaboration, public procurement and competition law and regulatory issues. Martin is used to managing and coordinating complex projects with international links.


2002- Setterwalls


Swedish, English


Swedish Bar Association


2002, University of Lund (LL.M.)
2000-2001, McGill University

Lawyer Rankings

Sweden > Healthcare and life sciences

(Leading Individuals)

Martin Levinsohn – Setterwalls

Setterwalls provides a full-service healthcare and life sciences offering which combines the expertise of leading partners across a number of key areas. Particularly impressive is Helena Nilsson‘s regulatory practice, as applied to issues of classification, authorisation, market access and distribution in strictly regulated industries including the cosmetics, medtech and food sectors. Marcus Nivinger, Jörgen Axelsson and Richard Hammarvid lead on the breadth of capital markets and corporate activity, and the practice also has an impressive IP element under Per Lidman and Martin Levinsohn, in regards to both commercial and contentious work.

Sweden > Intellectual property and media

Setterwalls is noted in the market for the breadth of its intellectual property practice, which encompasses matters involving patents, copyrights, and marketing. Martin Levinsohn is the key partner in patent litigation, representing clients in the Swedish elements of cross-border disputes, while Sophia Spala and Per Lidman have broad practices across contentious and non-contentious trade mark and copyright law. Fredrik Roos focuses on transactional IP matters, such as licensing work, R&D agreements and joint ventures, with a particular specialism in the technology sector.

Sweden > Public procurement

Setterwalls has a broad practice, advising the suppliers and contracting authorities on the procurement of a wide range of services across a variety of sectors including the IT, healthcare, and energy industries. Erik Gadman joined the firm from Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå in 2022 and now leads the team following the departure of Ulf Djurberg; he is supported by Martin Levinsohn, who leverages his expertise in life sciences to advise on public procurement work in this sector. Senior associate Lorentz Reige is also praised by clients as a ‘very skilled lawyer’.

Sweden > EU and competition

Setterwalls is highly active in the merger control space, where it advises clients on complex transactions in highly regulated sectors such as the pharmaceuticals industry. In the contentious space, the team handles investigations and follow-on claims. Erik Gadman joined the firm from Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå in 2022 and now leads the team following the departure of Ulf Djurberg. The practice provides strategic competition law advice to clients, reviewing their operations and commercial agreements to ensure compliance with regulations; Bo Berndtsson focuses on this area. Martin Levinsohn is also noted for his work on merger control issues, while senior associate Angelica Ström is praised by clients, and Rolf Larsson, who joined from Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå in 2022 along with Gadman, also heads up the group.