Magnus Jonson

ADVOKAT/PARTNER

Biography

Magnus Jonson is a partner of the dispute specialist law firm Norburg & Scherp. He has worked with dispute resolution, EU and competition law, IP law and marketing law for the past 25 years. Before joining Norburg & Scherp in 2021, he worked as deputy director of the legal department at the Swedish Competition Authority, at leading law firms, as a legal advisor for competition law issues at the Ministry of Industry and as a judge in different courts.

With his extensive experience from work in courts, the government administration, the Competition Authority and law firms, Magnus has a broad and deep understanding of the legal, commercial and political aspects of a dispute. He helps clients with strategic advice, investigations and dispute resolution. Frequently, the issues relate to heavily regulated markets, such as Life Science, and industries where IP rights, such as patents and copyright, are important. He has extensive experience of litigations in different courts, including the EU Court of Justice, and by representing clients before authorities.

Experience
  • Norburg & Scherp, Partner 2021–
  • Setterwalls law firm, 2018–2021
  • Swedish Competition Authority, 2012–2018
  • Sandart & Partners law firm, 2002–2012
  • Ministry of Industry, 2001–2002
  • The Market Court, 1998–2001
  • Svea Court of Appeal, 1994–1997
  • Kristinehamn District Court, 1992–1993
  • Advokatfirman Eklöf, 1991–1992
Notable representations
  • Provided advice and represented both the Swedish Competition Authority and companies in competition law investigations and litigations in both Swedish courts and the Court of Justice.
  • Counsel in number of patent cases, especially within the life science sector. 
  • Counsel in a number of copyright and trademark cases.
  • Counsel in a number of marketing law cases.
  • Counsel in a number of commercial disputes.
  • Counsel in a number of damages disputes. 
  • Provided advice to both contracting authorities and suppliers in a number of complex public procurements and disputes concerning procured contracts, acted as counsel in a number of public procurement review proceedings.
  • Provided advice and acted as counsel in a large number of regulatory disputes with various authorities, including life science and medtech (the Medical Products Agency, the Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency), marketing practices and contract terms (Consumer Ombudsman), gaming industry (the Swedish Gambling Authority), health care (the Swedish Social Insurance Agency), electronic communications (the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority) and aviation (Civil Aviation Authority).  
  • Carried out a number of compliance investigations for both authorities and companies.
Education
  • LL.M. 1991, Stockholms University
Memberships
  • Swedish Bar Association
  • ICC Commission on Competition Law
  • ICC Commission on Intellectual Property
  • The Swedish Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (SFIR)
  • Association for Competition and Market Law
  • International League of Competition Law
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)