Johan Tholén

Senior European Patent Attorney
M.Sc. Engineering Physics

Johan Tholén is working as a European Patent Attorney at AWA. He works with clients ranging from start-ups to large enterprises, in fields including semiconductor physics, electrical engineering, telecommunication, signal processing and information technology. A major part of the work relates to drafting and prosecution of patent applications and also counseling clients in building and managing IP-portfolios. Johan also handles oppositions and appeals before the European patent office.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Ideon Gateway, Molekylvägen 10B 
223 63 Lund, Sweden


  • Litigation (patent)
  • Oppositions
  • Patent, contentious
  • Patent, prosecution


  • Cleantech
  • Electronics
  • Materials technology & nanotech
  • Software & IT
  • Telecom


  • Swedish
  • English


  • Master’s degree in Engineering Physics from the Faculty of Engineering (LTH) at Lund University 2007


  • European Patent Attorney