Sanna Wolk

Senior Counsel, Head of IP

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Sanna Wolk

Sanna Wolk is head of Cirio’s IP practice area. She has extensive experience and knowledge of Swedish, European and international IP law, as an expert, arbitrator and academic.

Sanna is a Professor (jur. dr) and is the founder of the Institute of Intellectual Property, Marketing and Competition Law (IMC) at Uppsala University. She frequently speaks and publishes articles and books on various IP issues.

  • Rankings and reviews

    Sanna is a leading IP expert in Sweden and recognized in Legal 500 and WTR1000.

    Legal 500: ”Sanna Wolk is perhaps one of the best IP lawyers in Sweden”

    Legal 500: ”Sanna Wolk is so knowledgeable and so passionate about her field that it is always inspiring to work with her”

    WTR1000: ”A very energetic and ambitious lawyer, Sanna is a well-respected member of the community with great ideas”

  • CV
    Co-Founder of NU: Nolla Utanförskapet
    EU Expert on Copyright, European Commission and EUIPO
    Professor, Faculty of Law, Uppsala University
    Founder and Chair of the Institute of Intellectual Property, Marketing and Competition Law (IMC), Uppsala University
    Assoc. Professor, Faculty of Law, Lund University
    Assoc. Professor, Faculty of Law, Stockholm University
    Research Officer, Ministry of Industry, Employment and Communications
    Research Officer, Ministry of Education, Research and Culture
    Doctoral Candidate, School of Law, Stockholm University

    Swedish and English

  • Education
    Stockholm University, LL.D. Intellectual Property Law (Employees IP rights)
    Stockholm University, LL.M., Intellectual Property Law
    University of Groningen, Intellectual Property Law
  • Membership
    President of the Association - AIPPI Sweden
    Co-Chair of the Copyright Committee - AIPPI International (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
    Chair of the Academy of Researchers - Swedish Competition Public Authorities
    Member of the Council for Research Issues - Swedish Competition Public Authorities
    Member of the committee Intellectual Property Law and the committee Market Law - ICC (International Chambers of Commerce)
    Member of the board and Chair of the election committee -SACG (Swedish Anti-Counterfeiting Group)
    Member of the council - Föreningen för utgivande av Svensk Juristtidning
    Member of the Advisory Council - Swedish Patent and Registration Office
  • Publications

    EU Copyright Law - Subsistence, exploitation and protection of rights (Wolk/Szkalej/Rosenmeier), Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn 2018

    Intellectual Property Rights (eds. Wolk/Szkalej), 2 ed., AIPPI Law Series, Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn 2017

    Programalster i upphovsrätten (Wolk), Iustus, Uppsala 2016

    Arbetstagares uppfinningar (Wolk), Studentlitteratur, Lund 2013

    Juridiken kring e-lärande - upphovsrätt, integritet och öppenhet (Wolk/Magnusson Sjöberg), Studentlitteratur, Lund 2012

    Arbetstagares immaterialrätter - rätten till datorprogram, design och uppfinningar m.m. i anställningsförhållanden (Wolk), 2 uppl., Norstedts Juridik, Stockholm 2008

    Biobanksrätt (ed. Wolk), Studentlitteratur, Lund 2003

    Immaterialrätt och Sakrätt (ed. Wolk/Persson/Levin), Jure, Stockholm 2002

    Ownership of the Copyright in Works and the Patent Right in Inventions Created by Employees in Finland, Sweden, Germany, Austria, the United Kingdom, Estonia and Argentina (ed. Wolk), Jure, Stockholm 2002