Henrik Aurell Digital Business Lead Patent Prosecution AWA Malmö, Sweden

Henrik Aurell

Business Area Manager AI, Software and Communications, European Patent Attorney
M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering

Henrik Aurell is a European Patent Attorney and a Swedish Patent Attorney. He works with IoT, AI and connectivity, in particular as it relates to the digitalisation of traditional industries. His sector experience includes automotive, ventilation, telecommunications, flooring, entrance solutions, e-health and painting tools. Henrik works from the Malmö, Lund, Helsingborg and Växjö offices.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Matrosgatan 1
211 18 Malmö, Sweden

Extended profile

Henrik has worked with all aspects of IP. He assists clients to maximise the value of their IP-assets by combining different types of intellectual property rights including patents, designs, trademarks, domain names, copyrights and trade secrets.

He is the Business Area Manager for South Sweden and responsible for developing the region and its clients. Henrik is also Digital Service Lead within patent prosecution and is supporting the digital transformation of patent prosecution at AWA.

Henrik has streamlined work processes and found new ways of identifying, harvesting and protecting intellectual assets for multiple clients. He has also worked with several start-up networks, assisting them to secure IP-assets from an early stage with limited resources.

Henrik previously worked as the Key Account Manager for several global companies within the automotive, ventilations, flooring, telecommunications, entrance solutions and painting tools industries. He worked with patent prosecution including provisional, national, European, PCT and prosecuted world-wide patent portfolios for these corporations.

His experience includes oppositions, freedom-to-operate opinions, patent harvesting, intellectual asset management, patent infringement opinions, inventorship determinations and disputes as well as IP and patent strategy.

Before returning to AWA, Henrik worked at another firm as a European Patent Attorney, Regional Manager and Innovation Asset Manager.


  • Analyses & searches
  • Copyright
  • IP due diligence
  • IP Strategy
  • IP Transactions
  • Litigation
  • Oppositions
  • Patents
  • SEP (Standard Essential Patents)
  • Trade secrets


  • Automotive
  • Building & construction
  • Electronics
  • Food & beverage
  • Manufacturing & process technology
  • Mechanics
  • Media & entertainment
  • Medtech
  • Software & IT
  • Telecom


  • English
  • Swedish

Prior experience

  • Zacco – 2007 – 2020
  • AWA – 2001 – 2007


  • European Patent Attorney
  • Authorised Patent Attorney (Sweden)
  • Registered Representative before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)