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Advokat Christopher Tehrani joins Cirio Law Firm as Head of Patent Litigation

2019.08.16

Advokat Christopher Tehrani joins Cirio Law Firm as Head of Patent Litigation as from 1 August 2019.

Seasoned IP litigator Christopher Tehrani joins Cirio´s growing IP team, to head its patent and trade secret litigation practice. Christopher Tehrani, previously a Specialist Partner within IP & Life Sciences at another firm and also with a background as a junior judge in the Swedish Patent and Market Court, brings more than a decade of experience of high-value IP disputes and IP advisory work.

Christopher Tehrani’s practice focuses particularly on complex patent and trade secrets litigations. He also has a deep understanding in the field of Life Sciences and is a highly appreciated advisor for regulatory work.

”With the recruitment of Christopher Tehrani we have one of Sweden’s strongest teams in IP. Our ambitions are high, and we will continue recruiting strong IP experts to Cirios IP department”, says Sanna Wolk, Head of IP at Cirio.

“Cirio – which assumed its new name in 2019 – has a long history in the field of IP litigation and I am very excited to join Professor Sanna Wolk and David Leffler in building a one-stop-shop for IP. Sanna is one of the leading lights of the Swedish intellectual property community and with a particular focus on copyright, whereas David in turn is highly regarded in the field of brand protection. I very much look forward to working in a team of such brilliant IP professionals within a leading firm devoted to dominating the Swedish IP market”, says Christopher Tehrani.

“Christopher – a recognized rising star in the field of complex patent litigation – in addition of being a highly skilled and appreciated attorney also possesses great business acumen. He will be an excellent fit in Cirio’s entrepreneurial culture. With the recruitment of Christopher Tehrani Cirio is also now one of the very few full-service law firms on the Swedish market that has the expertise and experience to assist clients within the entire spectrum of IP”, says Sanna Wolk.

About Cirio

Cirio Law Firm was originally founded in 1918 and was part of another Swedish law firm between 1990 and 2018. Cirio adopted its name in 2019, to mark the beginning of a new era of business law practice and has around 130 employees. Cirio offers legal advice in most areas of business law such as M&A and other transactions, operational and strategic business decisions, special situations such as dispute resolution and bankruptcies and collaborative innovation. The firm has special competence within business areas such as renewable energy, life science and digitalisation.

For more information, please contact:

Sanna Wolk
Professor/Head of IP & Corporate Sustainability
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+46 76 617 09 53
Christopher Tehrani
Head of Patent Litigation/Senior Counsel
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+46 76 617 08 16

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