Gunnar Sundkvist

Managing Partner

European Trademark and Design Attorney


Gunnar is Managing Partner and a working board member. He has worked at Groth & Co since 1967 and was Managing Director between 1995 and 2016. He began with the company as a trademark consultant and was the head of Groth & Co’s Trademark Department for a number of years. Gunnar has assisted a number of listed Swedish companies in developing and optimising their IP. For many years Gunnar’s work has concentrated primarily on business development, work which included the establishment of Groth & Co’s overseas operations – in Alicante, Munich and Peking – and the acquisition of a number of smaller IP businesses.

Gunnar is a member of the Groth & Co Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Skriptor AB Board of Directors.


Gunnar established  The Patent Day™ and The Trademark Day™, one-day IP seminars which have been held for two decades. Today, these two days are Scandinavia’s largest meeting places in each respective area.

Education & Authorizations

European Trademark Attorney (OHIM)
European Design Attorney (OHIM)

Business Economics, University of Stockholm, 1971
Studies in Law, University of Stockholm

ECTA, European Communities Trade Mark Association
FICPI, Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle
IPS, Swedish Intellectual Property IP Attorneys Association
SPOF, The Swedish Association of Patent Attorneys


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