GOZZO is a business law firm with special expertise in intellectual property law and marketing law.
We deal with disputes, contracts and strategic issues for intangible assets, both in Sweden and abroad. Our services include creating, protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights as well as giving advise to companies on how to use and take such rights into consideration in their business.
The lawyers at GOZZO have long and unique experience of intellectual property disputes, not least in the field of patents. Within the sphere of anti-counterfeiting/pirate copying, GOZZO is considered as one of the most experienced and influential law offices. GOZZO also works with contracts including strategic arrangements, as well as with ongoing IP-related cases, always with the aim to maintain and protect the clients’ commercial values and businesses. GOZZO has an international perspective with half of its clients being foreign companies, or Swedish companies with business abroad. GOZZO’s work and advice shall create and provide a strong position and commercial values for the clients, regardless of whether this concerns safeguarding their own or assessing others’ IP rights.
Areas of Specialisation:
- Food & Beverage Industry
- Advertising & communication
GOZZO lawyers are represented and active with a number of national and international associations and organisations that contribute to the development of intellectual property law, for example:
- The International League of Competition Law (LIDC)
- The Swedish Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (SFIR),
- The Swedish Anti-Counterfeiting Group (SACG)
- The Global Anti-Counterfeiting Group (GACG)
- Society for the protection of Intellectual Property, West Sweden (VIRK)
- The Swedish Society for Copyright (SFU)
Ann-Charlotte Söderlund Björk
Already early in her carrier Ann-Charlotte specialised in IP law, marketing practices and competition law as an associate to Örjan Grundén, one of the founding partners of GOZZO Advokater. Ann-Charlotte Söderlund advises and represents both national and multinational companies in all areas of IPR (both contentious and non-contentious) in particular with the focus on the enforcement and litigation of IPR rights where Ann-Charlotte now since many years has an established reputation and renown.
Hakan Sjostrom has extensive experience in Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property, marketing, media law and business secrets. He started his career at Stockholm District Court, including the department of intellectual property cases, and the Federation of Swedish Industries - now Swedish Enterprise - with questions about industrial companies handling intellectual property and regulatory projects in Sweden and the EU. Hakan Sjostrom has worked with both the settlement of disputes by agreement, analysis and valuation of rights, and strategic consulting.
Catharina Bratt specializes in intellectual property and marketing law. She negotiates and establishes commercial agreements such as licensing, research and development agreements, distribution agreements and cooperation agreements. She has extensive experience of disputes involving IP rights, with an emphasis on copyright, trademark, design, marketing and business secrets.