Chief IP officer
Christina Petersson was appointed chief IP officer and head of IP rights and licensing at Ericsson in April 2019 and is responsible for Ericsson’s patent development and patent licensing worldwide. Previously, Petersson served as vice president and head of IP rights legal affairs at Ericsson. Since 2003, Petersson has had an active role in licensing negotiations and has been responsible for concluding licence agreements with the vast majority of Ericsson’s currently more than 100 licensees. She has also been instrumental in patent divestments and acquisitions, including the setting up of patent platforms and pools.