Adv Fredrik Roos > Setterwalls > Gothenburg, Sweden > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 11235

Work Department

Intellectual Property Rights, Marketing Law, Technology, Media & Telecom, Compliance & Investigations



Fredrik is a partner since 2010 and the leader of Setterwalls’ IP/Tech team.

Fredrik is a technology lawyer and assists Swedish and international companies with technology and IP intensive projects including partnerships, transactions, licensing, sourcing, e-commerce, social media and telecommunications. Fredrik regularly gives advice on complex matters in relation to the introduction of new technologies and digital services and has a particular interest and experience in projects relating to data, machine learning, AI, automation, electromobility, Internet of Things (IoT) and Open Source Software.

Based on Fredrik’s experience in both privacy and intellectual property law, and his technology background, Fredrik has found a niche in assisting clients with the negotiation of complex transactions and contracts relating to information ownership and the exploitation of data. Fredrik has more than 15 years’ experience of working with regulatory issues relating to privacy and data protection.

In addition, Fredrik Roos has been ranked by Legal 500 (Intellectual Property and Media and IT and Telecoms), Who’s Who Legal and as Trademark Star by IP Stars.


2003-, Setterwalls
2006, Holland & Knight LLP, Boston, USA
2000-2003, Department of Informatics, Gothenburg University, researcher 2002, Cederquist Law Firm, trainee




Swedish Bar Association.
Fredrik is actively involved in a number of international organisations including the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA) and the International Technology Law Association (Itechlaw).


2003, University of Gothenburg (LL.M.)

Lawyer Rankings

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 > Data privacy and data protection

The IT team at Setterwalls has expertise in a vast range of data protection and privacy matters, including cybersecurity matters. The head of the IP and technology practice group Fredrik Roos regularly advises on complex privacy matters related to the introduction of modern technologies and services and leads on GDPR compliance projects. Joacim Johannesson assists banks and fintech companies with cybersecurity assessments and consumer data processing requirements. Co-head Jörgen Axelsson handles data privacy issues in the healthcare sector, while Sophia Spala focuses on data protection matters in complex commercial and regulatory environments. Marc Tullgren is also recommended.

Sweden > IT and telecoms

The ‘friendly, professional and efficientSetterwalls is a full-service firm that is well regarded in the market for digital transformation and data protection work. It acts for large international clients, as well as smaller domestic players, from its nationwide network of offices. Jörgen Axelsson has considerable experience in outsourcing transactions, major systems procurements and disputes, while Joacim Johannesson is a name to note for fintech transactions. Fredrik Roos is recommended for projects involving new technologies, such as AI and the Internet of Things (IoT). Marc Tullgren is another key practitioner.