Dag Sandart specialises in IP law, in particular patent, copyright and trademark law, acting as counsel for clients before courts and arbitral tribunals. On several occasions, Mr Sandart has acted as coordinating counsel for clients whose patent and copyright disputes were taking place across a number of European jurisdictions.
Since 1980 Mr Sandart has acquired comprehensive experience in assisting Swedish and foreign clients in negotiating and drafting contracts, and handling disputes concerning contractual IP rights. These contract negotiations often concern licensing, acquisitions or joint ownership of IP rights, and research collaborations.
The patent litigations that Mr Sandart handles concern the pharmaceutical and biotech fields, as well as mechanical and electronic patents or other technical fields. With regard to copyright, he handles disputes involving image rights and rights in works of applied art. The trademark matters he takes on typically concern the infringement of Swedish and European trademarks and, to a limited degree, trademark applications for unconventional marks.
Mr Sandart is also active in the regulatory field for foodstuff and pharmaceuticals, and in mergers and acquisitions between small and medium-sized enterprises. These clients are mainly found within the manufacturing industry, advertising and media agencies.
Mr Sandart frequently speaks on IP rights issues at seminars and conferences.
Mr Sandart graduated from the University of Stockholm in early 1980 (LLM). Before that, he studied at Linkoping Technical University (1975). He has been a member of the Swedish Bar Association since 1985 and became partner at Sandart & Partners in 1986.
Mr Sandart is a member of the European Patent Lawyers Association, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the International Literary and Artistic Association and the corresponding Swedish national organisations.
Mr Sandart was born in 1955. In addition to Swedish, he speaks English and German.
Sandart & Partners is a business law firm with expertise in intellectual property, litigation, dispute resolution and contracts. Many of the firm’s clients are companies in industries where intellectual property and knowledge are in focus. The firm also provides advice and represent clients in marketing law matters, competition law matters and regulatory matters.