Panelist Profile


Niklas Mattsson

Awapatent AB, Partner (SE)


Niklas Mattsson is a European patent attorney, with Awapatent since 1999. He drafts and prosecutes patent applications worldwide for local and international clients. He also provides IP strategies and IP-related business advice for SMEs.

Niklas also establishes infringement, validity and freedom-to-operate opinions, e.g. focusing on scope of protection and expiry strategies in pharma life cycle management. He has expertise in the procedures for SPCs for pharmaceuticals throughout the EU.

Niklas often gives presentations on these subjects, both in Sweden and abroad. He has specialist technical expertise within areas such as protein engineering, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology research tools and bioinformatics, and is a member of Awapatent’s specialist groups for Life Sciences and Pharma.

Niklas is a member of the board of AIPPI Sweden. Since 2011, Niklas is the elected representative of Sweden in epi’s Biotechnology Committee, and in 2016, he was appointed to the AIPPI Standing Committee on Pharma and Biotechnology.