Pernilla Karmalm Associate Patent AWA Gothenburg, Sweden

Pernilla Karmalm

Associate - Patent
Licentiate of Engineering degree

Pernilla Karmalm works with IP issues primarily within the field of Chemical Engineering and Material Science.
Prior to joining AWA in 2017, Pernilla has been working for Essity with incontinence products and for Swedish Match as a Research Scientist with focus on development of pouch paper for oral snus products. Pernilla has from this work experience of being an inventor of patent applications.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Lilla Bommen 1, Floor 10
411 04 Gothenburg, Sweden


  • Analyses & searches
  • IP due diligence
  • IP Strategy
  • Oppositions


  • Chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Life sciences
  • Manufacturing & process technology
  • Materials technology & nanotech
  • Mechanics
  • Medtech
  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer Engineering


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Swedish

Prior experience

  • Laboratory Engineer, Essity Hygiene products, 2012-2013
  • Research Scientist, Swedish Match, 2013-2017


  • Licentiate of Engineering degree in Material Science (Polymer Technology) Chalmers University of Technology Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Thesis focused on plasticizers for PVC
  • Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering specialization in Material and Polymer technology from the faculty of Engineering (LTH) at Lund University