Emma Dahlstedt Patent Attorney AWA Malmö, Sweden

Emma Dahlstedt

Senior Associate - Patents
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry

Emma has a complete overview of the patenting process from her experiences as an inventor, applicant, examiner and counsel. She assists clients with drafting, prosecution, responding to office actions, novelty searches, patentability assessments, landscaping and freedom to operate searches and analyses.

Emma has extensive experience working with small molecules, peptide synthesis and larger molecules such as polymers from her time as a Senior Scientist and Patent Manager at anticancer drug development company Chemilia. She also has experience with food technology, medicinal chemistry and devices, and electrochemical materials and devices.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Matrosgatan 1
211 18 Malmö, Sweden

Extended profile

Emma works closely with clients, crafting intellectual property strategies throughout the patenting process to provide effective protection.

She regularly works with start-ups as part of AWA’s partnership with Medeon Incubator, highlighting the importance of IP strategies early in the corporate life cycle.

Emma is a member of AWA’s IP Search and Analytics Team, training and supporting attorneys with searches and watches.

She has a PhD in Organic Chemistry from KTH in Stockholm and a Postdoc from the University of Oxford. She was a Patent Examiner at the Swedish Intellectual Property Office (PRV), specialising in chemistry-related inventions.

Emma’s experience from all aspects of the patent cycle allows her to relate to inventors and fully capture and protect their innovations.


  • Analyses & searches
  • IP Strategy


  • Chemistry
  • Cosmetics and hygiene
  • Food & beverage
  • Life sciences
  • Materials technology & nanotech
  • Medtech
  • Pharma
  • Polymer Engineering


  • English
  • French (Basic Proficiency)
  • German (Basic Proficiency)
  • Swedish

Prior experience

  • Patent Examiner at PRV, Swedish Patent and Registration Office, Stockholm, 2015-2017
  • Sales Manager/Specialist, Chemtronica AB, Stockholm, 2014-2015
  • Senior Scientist and Patent Manager at Chemilia AB, Huddinge, 2008-2014


  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Organic Chemistry, University of Oxford, UK, 2005-2008
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Skills course, Said Business School, Oxford, UK, 2007
  • Professional Orienteer, 2004
  • Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Stockholm, 1998-2003
  • Master courses, Polymer Technology and Organic Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Stockholm, 1997-1998
  • B.Sc. Chemichal Engineering, Mälardalen University, Eskilstuna, 1994-1997