Niklas Mattsson

Partner European Patent Attorney, M.Sc. Molecular Biotechnology Engineering

Niklas Mattsson is a European Patent Attorney within life science, with AWA since 1999. Niklas drafts and prosecutes patents and provides IP-related business advice. Niklas conducts infringement, validity and freedom-to-operate analyses, and also has expertise in SPCs in the EU. Niklas frequently works as a technical expert in litigation in Swedish courts, handles EPO oral proceedings, and has been an expert witness in European patent law in US patent litigation. Niklas is the Swedish representative in epi's Biotech Committee, and a member of AIPPI's Standing Committee on Pharma and Biotechnology.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Jakobsbergsgatan 36
111 44 Stockholm, Sweden

Practice areas

  • Agreements
  • Analyses & searches
  • IP due diligence
  • IP transactions & licensing
  • IP Strategy
  • SPCs - Supplementary Protection Certificates
  • Litigation (patent)
  • Oppositions
  • Patent, contentious
  • Patent, prosecution

Industry expertise

  • Chemistry
  • Life sciences
  • Medtech
  • Pharma
  • Biotechnology
  • Organic chemistry
  • Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Prior experience

  • Research in molecular biology at the Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, USA


  • Swedish
  • English
  • French


  • M.Sc. Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, Uppsala University, 1999


  • European Patent Attorney
  • Authorised Patent Attorney (Sweden)
  • CEIPI Diploma: Patent Litigation in Europe


  • epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)
  • EPLIT (European Patent Litigators Association)
  • SFIR (Swedish Association for the Protection of Industrial Property)
  • AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle)

Additional Information

  • Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2018: Patent star
  • IAM's World's Leading Patent Professionals 2017: Recommended Individual for prosecution