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Professor Sanna Wolk joins Cirio Law Firm as Head of IP and Corporate Sustainability

2019.01.03

Cirio law firm launches a leading team for intellectual property (IP) under the leadership of Professor Sanna Wolk and with Senior Counsel David Leffler who has previous experience from the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Sanna Wolk will in parallel head up Cirio’s Corporate Sustainability work aiming at bringing high expectations from clients and employees into real actions and thought leadership.

”With the recruitment of Sanna Wolk and David Leffler we have one of Sweden’s strongest teams in IP from the start and can rapidly continue to build from there. Our ambitions are high and we will continue recruiting strong IP experts, says David Frydlinger, Managing Partner, Cirio.

”At Cirio I can combine IP and sustainability, two areas that I am passionate about. It is a unique opportunity with room for new ideas and insights while enjoying the strengths of an established law firm and a large group of talented colleagues that will contribute to change action”, says Sanna Wolk, Head of IP and Corporate Sustainability.

Cirio Law Firm launched on January 1, 2019 with 125 colleagues. Via the team the firm has from the start a long track record and strength in general business law with special focus on growing areas such as renewable energy, life science and digitalization. The firm has the ambition to provide high quality legal advice and partner with businesses that change and develop the rules of the game in society and business.

Sanna Wolk has extensive experience and knowledge of Swedish, European and international IP law, as both expert, arbitrator and academic. Sanna is and will remain a part-time Professor at the Faculty of Law, Uppsala University. Sanna Wolk also has long experience with social sustainability work.

”Working and advising sustainably plays a key role in reaching the position we are aiming for”, says David Frydlinger. “Sanna’s sustainability work and extensive experience will be instrumental in taking that ambition into action”.

For more information, please contact:

David Frydlinger, Managing Partner, Cirio

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Sanna Wolk, Head of Corporate Sustainability, Head of IP

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About Cirio
Cirio Law Firm was founded in Stockholm in 2019 and has around 125 employees. The law firm has a long heritage in Stockholm ranging back to 1918 and is one of the leading law firms within several areas of business law. 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.

Sanna Wolk
Professor/Head of IP & Corporate Sustainability
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David Frydlinger
Partner and Managing Partner
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