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Specialist expertise

Magnus Tonell

Lawyer | Partner

Specialist areas

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • IT Law


Swedish Bar Association 2009

The Institute of Intellectual Property, Marketing and Competition Law (IMC), Uppsala University

Member of Swedish Practitioners Council

Member of the Swedish National Group of AIPPI

Member of the Swedish Anti-Counterfeiting Group (SACG)

Member of the Swedish Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (SFIR)

Member of the Swedish Copyright Association (SFU)


  • Swedish
  • English


LL.M. Stockholm University, 2001

Studies in Business Administration, Stockholm University


Next Advokater (former ADN Law), Partner, 2013-

Advokatfirman Fylgia, Lawyer, 2010-2013

AGL Advokater, Lawyer/associate, 2006-2010

Administration of literary rights in Sweden, lawyer responsible for negotiations, 2001-2006

About me

Magnus works primarily in the fields of Intellectual Property Law, Trade Secrets and Market Law, IT Law, with a particular focus on commercial contracts and dispute resolution in these areas.

Magnus has many years’ experience of working with several significant cases in this area. Magnus is a frequently engaged as a speaker on the above subjects. Magnus has lectured at Stockholm University and Uppsala University, and also at leading providers of courses such as BG Institute and Fakultetskurser VJS, and at law firms and organisations such as the Swedish Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (SFIR) and the Swedish Copyright Association (SFU).

Magnus has written a large number of articles in his fields of expertise. He is also the author of the books “Sekretessavtal och det rättsliga skyddet för företagshemligheter” [“Confidentiality agreements and legal protection for trade secrets”], Jure Förlag 2014 and “Agentlagen – en kommentar” [“The Agency Act – a comment”], Norstedts Juridik 2014. Magnus also regularly writes expert comments about intellectual property rights for Blendow Lexnova and the magazine Brandnews. Magnus is also one of the authors of the Crito modules on contract agreements and license agreements respectively, which are published and provided by Norstedt Juridik (Crito is an Internet-based tool for commercial lawyers and other lawyers that contains trade agreements with case-law and comments).