M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Linköping Institute of Technology. Stefan has worked in the intellectual property field for more than 30 years. From 1981 to 1984, he was a patent examiner at the Swedish Patent Office, and from 1984 to 1986 he worked as an attorney in another Swedish patent firm. After that he returned to the public sector, but this time to the European Patent Office (EPO) in Munich where he worked as a mechanical patent examiner in the Examination and Opposition Division from 1986 to 1994.
Stefan is an EPO‐authorised European Patent Attorney.
Stefan has prosecuted a large number of patent, design and trademark cases. His experience covers many different stages in the process, for example oppositions at the European Patent Office. He has drafted patent applications in many areas of technology, such as power and heating technology, combustion technology, separation technology, vehicle construction, milking technology, gas technology applications, industrial machines and paper pulp technology.
Stefan has worked at Bjerkéns since 1994.