Andreas Sonesson

European Patent Senior Attorney, Team Manager Chemistry North
Ph.D. Biohysics

Andreas Sonesson is a European Patent Attorney working in a wide range of technologies, such as chemistry, mechanics, pharmaceuticals and life science. The work includes drafting and prosecuting of patent applications, conducting freedom-to-operate and due diligence analyses, and advising in strategic business matters related to IP. Andreas is also Team Manager for the Chemistry team in Region North. Andreas has experience from working as an in-house Senior Patent Attorney at Alfa Laval in Tumba, Sweden, between 2012-2017. Andreas completed his PhD in Biophysics/Surface Chemistry in 2007.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Jakobsbergsgatan 36
111 44 Stockholm, Sweden

Practice areas

  • Analyses & searches
  • IP due diligence
  • IP Strategy
  • Oppositions
  • Patent, contentious
  • Patent, prosecution

Industry expertise

  • Chemistry
  • Energy, gas, oil & power
  • Mechanics
  • Life sciences
  • Materials technology & nanotech
  • Medtech
  • Pharma
  • Biotechnology
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer Engineering
  • Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Prior experience

  • Post-doctoral fellow within CODIRECT (Institute of Excellence in Controlled Delivery and Release), the Institute for Surface Chemistry (YKI), Stockholm, 2007


  • Swedish
  • English
  • German


  • Ph.D. Physics/Surface chemistry at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, 2007
  • M. Sc. Engineering Biology, Linköping University, 2003


  • European Patent Attorney - Authorised Patent Attorney (Sweden)

Additional information

  • Best Paper 2007 AOCS Soap & Detergency Association Award Winner for the publication: Sonesson, A. W. et al. Journal of Surfactants and Detergents, (2007), 10(4), 211-218.