Inga-Lill Andersson

Partner, Swedish and European Patent Attorney
Stockholm

Inga-Lill is the head of the Stockholm office and EIP’s practice in Sweden. She is a highly experienced European and Swedish patent attorney, having her expertise within chemistry and life sciences.

Before joining EIP in 2022, Inga-Lill worked at AWA for more than two decades. Inga-Lill has handled all types of patent-related issues, including drafting and prosecution of patent applications, freedom-to-operate analyses, and due diligence investigations. She has also been deeply involved in patent litigation cases before Swedish courts.

Her excellent work has been recognised and she has been listed as a Patent Star by Managing Intellectual Property, as a recommended individual for prosecution in the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, and as a WIPR Leader. She has also been listed as one of the ‘Top 250 Women in IP’ and has been recognised in "WIPR Influential women in IP".

Inga-Lill also has extensive leadership and management experience. For six years, she held the role as a Business Area Manager, AWA North Sweden, and was also a member of the Swedish management team. She has experience of expansion into new markets and has been heavily engaged in the establishment of a new office.

Inga-Lill holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering specializing in Biotechnology from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. She also received CEIPI Diploma in European Patent Litigation from Strasbourg University in 2015.

Education and qualifications

  • 2015 European Patent Litigation Certificate
  • 2011 Swedish Patent Attorney
  • 2006 European Patent Attorney
  • 1994 — 2000
    M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Career history

  • 2022 — present
    Partner, EIP
  • 2016 — 2022
    Business Area Manager, North Sweden, AWA
  • 2015 — 2016
    Team Manager, Chemistry, North Sweden, AWA
  • 2006 — 2015
    European Patent Attorney, AWA
  • 2000 — 2006
    Patent Attorney, AWA
  • 1998 — 1999
    Analytical Chemist, AstraZeneca

Awards and recognition

  • Ranked as a "Patent Star", IP Star 2022
  • Recommended IAM Patent 1000, 2022
  • Ranked as ‘a WIPR Leader’, World IP Review 2022
  • Ranked as a "Patent Star", IP Star 2021
  • Ranked as ‘a WIPR Leader’, World IP Review 2021
  • Recommended IAM Patent 1000, 2021
  • Ranked as ‘a WIPR Leader’, World IP Review 2020
  • Recommended IAM Patent 1000, 2020
  • Ranked as a "Patent Star", IP Star 2020
  • Ranked as ‘a WIPR Leader’, World IP Review 2019
  • Ranked as WIPR Influential Women in IP, 2019
  • Recommended IAM Patent 1000, 2019
  • Ranked as a "Patent Star", IP Star 2019
  • Ranked as a "Top 250 Women in IP", IP Star 2018
  • Ranked in Legal Media Group's Patent Expert Guide, 2018
  • Ranked as ‘a WIPR Leader’, World IP Review 2018
  • Ranked as a "Patent Star", IP Star 2017
  • Ranked in Legal Media Group's Patent Expert Guide, 2017
  • Ranked in Legal Media Group's Patent Expert Guide, 2017
  • Ranked as a ‘WIPR Leader’, World IP Review 2017
  • Recommended IAM Patent 1000, 2017
  • Ranked as a "Patent Star", IP Star 2016
  • Ranked in Legal Media Group's Patent Expert Guide, 2016
  • Ranked as a ‘WIPR Leader’, World IP Review 2016
  • Recommended IAM Patent 1000, 2016
  • Ranked as a "Patent Star", IP Star 2015
  • Ranked in Legal Media Group's Patent Expert Guide, 2015
  • Recommended IAM Patent 1000, 2015
  • Ranked as a "Patent Star", IP Star 2014
  • Recommended IAM Patent 1000, 2014
  • Recommended IAM Patent 1000, 2013

Languages spoken

  • Swedish (Native)
  • English (Fluent)

Additional information

  • Board Member of SEPAF (The Association of Intellectual Property Law in Sweden) 2017-2020