Jan-Åke Åkesson

Partner European Patent Attorney, European Design Attorney

Jan-Åke Åkesson is a certified European Patent Attorney specialising in the field of mechanical engeneering. The main focus of his work is strategic consulting aimed at building up client's IP portfolios and advising on how to act in potential and actual disputes. Prior to joining AWA in 1995, Jan-Åke has been working as a development engineer at Tetra Pak AB.

Contact information:

Visiting address:

Ideon Gateway, Molekylvägen 10B
Lund, Sverige

Practice areas

  • Analyses & searches
  • IP Strategy
  • Utility models
  • Litigation (patent)
  • Oppositions
  • Patent, contentious
  • Patent, prosecution
  • Trade secrets

Industry expertise

  • Cleantech
  • Energy, gas, oil & power
  • Food & beverage
  • Mechanics
  • Building & construction
  • Manufacturing & process technology


  • Swedish
  • English
  • German


  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering (LTH) at Lund University


  • European Patent Attorney
  • Professional Representative before OHIM (Community designs)
  • Authorised Patent Attorney (Sweden)