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Staffan Zilling

Staffan is an authorized Swedish patent attorney as well as a senior patent attorney at Bergenstråhle & Partners.

Staffan has more than 23 years’ experience as a patent attorney at three different patent consultancy firms. He is specialized in various fields of engineering, including software, medtech (pacemakers, electrodes etc), sensor technology and visualization. He holds a M. Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management from Chalmers University of Technology and has expertise in the field of mechanics, evident by his M. Sc. degree and former occupation as the Head of Mechanics Team at a patent consultancy firm. As a senior patent attorney, Staffan is highly experienced in assisting customers in everything from drafting patents to building IP strategies. 


Areas of expertise

Software, medtech, sensor technology, visualization.


Staffan started his career as a patent attorney in 1993, he worked as a patent attorney until 1998, when he became the Head of Mechanics Team at that patent consultancy firm. In 2000, Staffan became the Head of Patent Department where he worked until 2003, when Staffan became the CEO which he was until 2005. In 2006 Staffan started working at another Patent consultancy firm as the Head of Office and Patent Attorney. Staffan held that position for 10 years before joining Bergenstråhle & Partners in 2016 as a Senior Patent Attorney.


1988 – 1992 M. Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden, including studies at the University of California at Berkeley, USA (3 months) and Technische Universität Wien, Austria (1 year)


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