Lars Höglund, Ph.D.

European Patent Attorney
Swedish Patent Attorney


Lars has extensive experience in various aspects of patent management and IP strategies, especially in pharmaceuticals, biochemistry and biotechnology. He also has experience of infringement (freedom-to-operate) assessments, due diligence investigations and litigation in the pharmaceutical industry.

He received his doctorate in biochemistry from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm (1990). From 1991 to 2001, he occupied positions as a patent counsel at the pharmaceutical companies Astra and Pharmacia, and at the medical technology company Amersham Pharmacia Biotech. From 2001 to 2012 he was responsible for the patent department of the pharmaceutical company Biovitrum (now Swedish Orphan Biovitrum). From 2012 to 2014 he was employed as a patent attorney at a major IP law firm.

Lars was 1999-2010 Sweden’s representative in epi’s Biotechnology Committee. He attended 2005-2008 as an expert in the Swedish national committee for patent protection of biotechnological inventions. He has also regularly lectured at international conferences on the patenting of biotechnology. 

Direct telephone: +46(0)70 651 2446