Nora Spjuth European Patent Attorney AWA Uppsala, Sweden

Nora Spjuth

Partner, European Patent Attorney
M.Sc. Molecular Biotechnology Engineering

Nora is a Partner and a European Patent Attorney. She specialises in molecular biology, immunology, biotechnology, telecommunications and IT. Her work includes antibody patenting, battery chemistry, artificial intelligence and cellular telecommunications. ​She assists clients from both the Stockholm and Uppsala offices.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Gamla Torget 5
753 20 Uppsala, Sweden

Extended profile

Nora has extensive experience prosecuting Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) within the 4G/5G radio access technologies, LTE and NR. Before joining AWA, Nora worked as a patent professional at Ericsson, drafting and prosecuting patents in the telecommunications field.

Nora also served as a patent examiner at the Swedish Patent Office and as an IP Business Consultant at a large patent firm. Both of these experiences were in the life sciences and biotechnology arenas, providing her with the unique ability to assist clients from not only an examination perspective but also from a commercial point of view when drafting and prosecuting inventions in these sectors.

Nora works on drafting and prosecuting patent applications, patentability evaluations, IP strategies, Freedom to Operate (FTO) analyses, IP Due Diligence, and Third-Party Observations and Oppositions.


  • Analyses & searches
  • IP Strategy
  • Patents
  • SEP (Standard Essential Patents)


  • Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Cosmetics and hygiene
  • Life sciences
  • Medtech
  • Pharma
  • Software & IT
  • Telecom


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

Prior experience

  • Patent Professional, Ericsson Patent Department, 2014-2018
  • IP Business Consultant, Synergon IP-Department, 2010-2014
  • Patent Examiner, Swedish Patent Office (PRV), 2006-2010
  • Drug Dependency Researcher at Uppsala University, 2005-2006


  • M.Sc. Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, UTH, Uppsala University, 2005
  • Master Thesis for Master of Science in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, TSRI San Diego, CA, 2004


  • European Patent Attorney
  • Authorised Swedish Patent Examiner


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