Ulrika Munter

Senior European Patent Attorney
M.Sc. Molecular Biotechnology Engineering

Ulrika Munter is a European Patent Attorney and a Swedish Patent Attorney, specialising in chemistry and life sciences, with a particular focus in the MedTech, pharma and biotechnology fields.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Jakobsbergsgatan 36
111 44 Stockholm, Sweden

Extended profile

Ulrika has experience in drafting and global prosecution of patent applications, patentability assessments and freedom-to-operate/infringement analysis. Ulrika is also experienced in oppositions and invalidation proceedings, IP due diligence and IP strategy assignments.

Ulrika works with clients of all sizes and has developed long-standing relationships. She is the key account manager for one of the largest biopharmaceutical outfits in Sweden and for a global packaging group. She has worked closely with senior management and on the ground at R&D facilities, allowing her to provide detailed advice with regards to protecting inventions for clients.

As part of her role as a Senior Attorney, Ulrika regularly mentors junior colleagues and teaches as part of AWA’s trainee programme.

As a member of AWA’s life sciences specialist team, Ulrika has extensive knowledge of this industry and is able to provide clients engaged in this sector with specialised advice.


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


  • Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Life sciences
  • Medtech
  • Pharma
  • Polymer Engineering

Prior experience

  • Ulrika worked as a market analyst in the logistics industry and in biochemical research at Uppsala University.


  • Swedish
  • English


  • M.Sc. Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, Uppsala University, 2005
  • Uppsala School of Entrepreneurship, Uppsala University, 2004


  • European Patent Attorney
  • Authorised Patent Attorney (Sweden)


  • epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)