Steve Athle

Partner Patent Attorney and European Design Attorney
M.Sc. Electrical Engineering

Steve Athle joined AWA in 1990, and he founded AWA's Ostersund office in 1996. Steve is experienced in successfully prosecuting patent and design applications in a large number of countries. He is appreciated among the clients for his engagement and his ability to take a business perspective and use intellectual property as a strategic tool to position the client's business on the market. Steve has experience of a broad spectra of technical fields, and in particular wireless communication, software related inventions, medical devices, and worker safety technology.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Studiegången 3
831 40 Östersund, Sweden

Practice areas

  • Design
  • IP due diligence
  • IP Strategy
  • Utility models
  • Litigation (TM, designs)
  • Litigation (patent)
  • Patent, prosecution

Industry expertise

  • Electronics
  • Mechanics
  • Software & IT
  • Medtech
  • Telecom
  • Building & construction

Prior experience

  • Steve has been working as a patent attorney since 1990.

Languages

  • Swedish
  • English
  • German

Education

  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, 1990

Authorisations

  • Authorised Patent Attorney (Sweden)

Memberships

  • SFIR (Swedish Association for the Protection of Industrial Property)