Ia Modin

Partner at GOZZO Advokater
Ranked in IAM/IC, IP management consultancy, Legal, Licensing, M&A, Technology transfer
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IAM Says

“Ia Modin is a go-to attorney in Sweden and Scandinavia, and is great to work with. She is a dedicated practitioner whose wide-ranging experience and expertise mean that she delivers top-notch strategic advice to a list of long-term clients.”

Ia Modin's Profile

Ia Modin is a partner at Swedish top tier IP boutique law firm Gozzo Advokater. She stands out as a legal professional with an in-depth understanding of IP and business law, including contractual law and trade secrets. Ms Modin’s solid blend of practical business experience and legal expertise, together with her outstanding interpersonal understanding and intuition, makes her a go-to expert for strategic commercial and legal considerations regarding innovations and IP.

The work of Ms Modin encompasses a range of legal and business services such as the drafting and negotiation of complex contracts, strategy development, collaboration set-ups, asset management, commercialisation strategies, transactions and licensing. She is adept at integrating inventions, patents and innovations, as well as copyrights and design rights, into viable business strategies and outcomes. Further strengthening her professional toolkit is her certification as a mediator, showcasing her skill and experience in negotiations and conflict resolution.

Ms Modin represents well known clients and emerging companies in a broad range of industries, including pharmaceutical R&D, metals and mining, energy, pulp and paper, as well as the creative industries. She has advised numerous industrial companies in relation to both bilateral and multi-party R&D collaborations with academia and research institutions, proficient and attentive to the details needed to ensure the possibility of commercialising its intellectual outcome.

Before entering private practice, Ms Modin worked at Vinnova (the Swedish Innovation Agency), leading its work to facilitate commercial use of research results through a better understanding of contract law and the use of intellectual property.

Beyond her primary professional engagements, Ms Modin is an active figure in IP circles, both in Sweden and internationally. Notably she co-chairs the Committee CEEM under the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) and is presently the President Elect of LES Scandinavia. Ms. Modin is also an appreciated and frequent speaker on innovation, commercialisation and strategy.

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