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AWA welcomes back senior IP specialist Joakim Hammarsjö

Joakim Hammarsjö has re-joined AWA as a Team Leader in the Gothenburg Office.

Joakim’s most recent position was as Group Director of IP Strategy and Portfolio at the Volvo Group, where he managed a team of global heads responsible for sub-portfolios, IP intelligence analysts and IP portfolio partners.

Prior to this, Joakim spent almost ten years at the Sandvik Group; the final five years as Global Head of Intellectual Property. He was also the Managing Director of Sandvik Intellectual Property AB where he developed an IP team of more than 50 with annual sales of the IP company exceeding EUR 300 million.

Joakim is a European Patent Attorney and holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Linköping’s University. He holds a place on the well-renowned IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists list.

Having previously worked at AWA between 2001 and 2007, Joakim re-joins the Gothenburg Office as Team Leader for Team Chemical/Mechanical.