Chambers Europe 2012

Sandart & Partners Advokatbyrå är återigen topprankade inom Band 1 för Immaterialrätt av Chambers Europe som årligen publicerar en guide över Europas advokater och advokatbyråer.

Dessutom rankas advokaterna Peter Adamsson, Karin Cederlund, Anders Kylhammar, Dag Sandart och Peter Sande individuellt inom immaterialrättsområdet med genomgående mycket goda omdömen.

Byrån är även rankad inom Band 2 för Life Science, där Dag Sandart och Peter Sande är individuellt rankade.

Eric M Runesson omnämns som en av Sveriges "Most in Demand Arbitrators" inom tvistlösning.

Editorial: Intellectual Property

THE FIRM This long-established IP boutique maintains its formidable reputation and track record in the field. The group's clientele includes large and mid-sized European and US companies as well as individual artists, with the life sciences and TMT areas being particularly well represented. The team has been impressively active recently on matters relating to patent litigation, copyright, trade marks and trade secrets. Sources say: "This group of IP specialists is dedicated, thorough and up to date." "We feel that we are in safe hands."

KEY INDIVIDUALS Dag Sandart enjoys a glowing reputation, with interviewees commenting that "he really stands out as a patent litigator." Celebrated IP litigator Peter Sande is "the type of lawyer that you want: he is always there when you need him and offers excellent judgement." Highly praised Karin Cederlund is an expert on copyright issues and a seasoned litigator. Peers and clients hold prestigious academic and experienced litigator Anders Kylhammar in high regard. "Kylhammar is knowledgeable, thorough, responsive and an expert in his field. It is a pleasure to work with such a talented individual," enthuse sources. Peter Adamsson is well known for his expertise in copyright issues. Clients say that "Adamsson is a confident and dedicated lawyer, who creates a productive dialogue."

Editorial: Life Science

THE FIRM This highly regarded boutique focuses on IP and commercial arbitration, and has an excellent reputation within the industry. The team regularly handles patent litigation for European and US pharma and biotech companies. Sources say: "The team delivers excellent quality advice."

KEY INDIVIDUALS Dag Sandart is highly experienced and impresses sources with his IP litigation work and his skills in negotiating and drafting contracts. Peter Sande stands out for his extensive experience in acting for pharma clients, and peers respect and admire his work in patent litigation.

Editorial: Arbitrators

Eric Runesson of Sandart & Partners is a highly respected mediator at the ICSID, and "one of the best arbitrators that I have ever met. He is calm, analytical, extremely experienced and has excellent judgement," says one source.