Senior Partner at Valea AB
Thomas Ernby’s expertise lies in the field of mechanics. After obtaining an MSc from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, he worked as a consultant in the field of technical analysis, mostly for the vehicle and energy industries, prior to joining Valea in August 2005.
Mr Ernby’s practice covers the full range of patent-related assignments, including pre and post-grant proceedings, as well as validity and infringement analyses. In regard to post-grant proceedings, he has conducted numerous oral proceedings before first instance bodies and the EPO Boards of Appeal, as well as before the Swedish Intellectual Property Office. Mr Ernby has also served as a technically qualified judge for a patent infringement dispute before the Oslo District Court.
In his role as patent attorney, Mr Ernby has been involved in projects relating to a plurality of different fields of technology, including the vehicle industry, the offshore industry, medical devices and consumer products.
In 2020 Mr Ernby completed the patent litigation in Europe course at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies of the University of Strasbourg, with distinction.