Thomas Lindqvist

Partner, Chair Intellectual Property/TMT

Practice Areas

Thomas Lindqvist specialises in Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecoms, Marketing, Employment Law and Public Procurement. Thomas Lindqvist has extensive experience in advising Swedish and international clients in complex transactions/matters within the areas of all his areas of expertise.

Professional Experience & Expert Appointments

Service with Swedish Courts, 1977-1980; Employment with Swedish law firms since 1982. Member of the Swedish Bar Association and Member of ICC Digital Committee.

Appointed by Mondaq Professional Survey as leading E-commerce lawyer; Chairman of ICC:s Swedish Intellectual Commission group; appointed by ICC, task force on global sourcing contracts, task force on Internet and IT services; appointed by Who’s Who as leading Regulatory Communications lawyer; appointed by Chambers & Partners as leading lawyer in TMT; appointed by Legal500 as recommended lawyer in Employment and Intellectual Property and Media; appointed by Corporatelivewire as Lawyer of the Year in Marketing, Media & Telecom; appointed by Intellectual Asset Management as “one of Sweden’s most experienced IT lawyers” and recommended by Practical Law Company as “recommended labour and employee benefit lawyer”.

He is a master of negotiation and saves us a lot of money. He has authority and really knows what he is talking about.
Chambers Europe

“Solution-oriented
Legal500

Education

Stockholm University (juris kandidat, LL.M., 1977).

Languages

Swedish and English

Publications

Reference and Certificates in Advertising published in NIR Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd; Marketing and Copyright; part of handbook Law for every day use, Wahlström & Widstrand; the Swedish part of the Digest of Commercial and Intellectual Property Laws (OCEANA Public 1998); Design and Copyright Protection of Products FT Law and Tax (Sweden 1997); Privacy, Publicity and Personality, F. McLaren 1999; article in Ny Juridik, June 1999, with headline Domain names, Theft, Strategy and Development; the Swedish section of International Privacy, Publicity and Personality laws, Butterworths 2001; Commentary on the New Marketing Act (article in Ny Juridik 2:95); some comments on the Company Names Act; Changes in the Field of Activity (published in Brand News 2003); World Wide Trade Secrets Update, published in Thomson Business 2004; Infringement Investigation and the Protections of Business Secrets (published in Brand News in June 2004); “Should trade secrets be better protected“, Brand News 04/2004; “The object of Byggnads is not just to support the union’s interests“, Lag och Avtal, 24 feb 2005; “Outsourcing of IT-services from a take over Perspective“, (translation of article published in Juridisk Tidskrift 2004); “Staffing industry under attack from several quarters“, Lag & Avtal 9/2010; “New bill restrains software development“, Ny Teknik internet edition, 22 november 2010; “New “Agency Work Act” does not go all the way“, Lag & Avtal 3/2012; Sourcing World, 2012, European Lawyer Reference Series, Thomson Reuters (co-author); “Binding Corporate Rules – a more flexible way to transfer personal data to third countries“, Lov & Data 1/2014; “Face recognition and personal integrity“, Lov & Data 3/2014, “Is your business ready to derive benefit from 3D-printing?“, Veckans Affärer 11 November 2014 and 3DP 13 November 2014; Sourcing World, second edition, 2015, European Lawyer Reference Series, Thomson Reuters (co-author); “Trademark protection on the Internet“, Brand News 1/2015 and on Sveriges Marknadsförbund’s website on June 2 2015; “3D printing in the light of the first infringement claims“, Lov&Data 2/2015 and Co-author of the business secret chapter in ICC:s publication IP road map, 2017; “Transfer of personal data to the US in light of the Schrems case, Privacy Shield and the new General Data Protection Regulation“;Lov&Data 1/2017.