Sweden

Box 11920, SE-404 39 Göteborg, Sweden
Visiting adress: Lilla Bommen 1
Contact: Michael Plogell
Tel: 46.31.771.21.00
Fax: 46.31.771.21.50
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Website: www.wistrand.se

Description:

Wistrand Advokatbyrå is a full service law firm providing qualified legal counseling and problem solving within all areas of commercial law for private and public trade and industry.

In many respects, to protect products, patents, trademarks, other hallmarks and intellectual property rights is to secure the future value of a company. Wistrand administers all matters related to intellectual property law and co-operates with leading patent firms and technical consultants. We provide counsel and representation in legal processes and matters of validity, infringement, scope et cetera of intellectual property rights such as patents, copyright and trademarks.

We have substantial expertise in the area of marketing law and we frequently assist clients, domestic and international, with reviewing proposed marketing activities’ compliance with Swedish law. We also regularly assist clients in all types of matters and proceedings related to marketing and consumer protection, including proceedings in the Market Court.

Information technology is advancing rapidly and is a new and important area of law. We are far in the lead in this field and we provide all the service and assistance necessary within IT law.

High damages and other sanctions threaten companies that do not act in accordance with the rules of competition law. We have great experience in assisting companies with drafting of distribution, purchase- and license agreements et cetera, as well as implementation of legal judgments. We regularly assist clients with application proceedings et cetera with the Swedish Competition Authority, the District Court of Stockholm and the Market Court.

 

Articles

GAZETTE NEWS - July 2013: TV Commercial Deemed Not Discrimantory Against Nationality Or Origin

Authors: Michael Plogell & Erik Ullberg, WISTRAND

GAZETTE NEWS - May 2013: The Swedish Lotteries Act Deemed Contrary To EU Law

Authors: Michael Plogell & Erik Ullberg, WISTRAND

April 2013: Radio and Televisions Act Applies to Newspapers’ Web TV Services, by: Michael Plogell and Erik Ullberg, WISTRAND

GAZETTE NEWS - September 2012: The Nordic Consumer Ombudsmen Adopts A Joint Position On Marketing In Social Media

Authors: Michael Plogell & Erik Ullberg, WISTRAND

GAZETTE NEWS - May 2012: Promotion for International Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović’s Book was Unfair Promotion of Commercial Interests

Authors: Michael Plogell & Erik Ullberg, WISTRAND

GAZETTE NEWS - December 2011: TV Commercial “Get All Your Money Back If It Rains On Midsummer’s Eve” 
Authors: Michael Plogell and Erik Ullberg, Wistrand Advokatbyrå 

GAZETTE NEWS - September 2011: Kraft Sweden maker of M sues Mars Sweden oOver M&Amp;M name use in Sweden
Authors: Michael Plogell and Henrik Svensson, Wistrand Advokatbyrå

GAZETTE NEWS - March 2011: Swedish consumer Ombudsman finds credit company in breach of good marketing practices
Authors: Michael Plogell & Henrik Svensson, Wistrand Advokatbyrå

GAZETTE NEWS - December 2010: Foreign lotteries under the Swedish Lotteries Act
Authors: Michael Plogell & Erik Ullberg, Wistrand Advokatbyrå

September 2010: Is there anything I can do to protect my client's names in Google searches? By: Henrik Svensson, Wistrand

Article originally published in the Ask the Experts on Legal Column of M & M Global Magazine

September 2009: Michael Plogell, Wistrand Advokatbyra, (GALA Sweden) spoke at the CIP Forum on Sept 9, 2009. CIP Forum is a big global IP conference with an audience of 500+ attendants, mainly inhouse lawyers, managers and people from Universities. Michael's presentation was on how to deal with IPRs in insolvency situations.