Leonard Svensson, Senior Counsel at BSKB, has practiced in the field of intellectual property law for over 30 years. He is experienced in all aspects of patent procurement and enforcement, including district court litigation and inter partes procedures in the USPTO, namely patent interferences, patent reexaminations and inter partes review. Mr. Svensson is also experienced in all stages of patent prosecution, both in the USPTO and managing international patent portfolios and he has counseled clients and prepared numerous opinions analyzing patent validity and infringement issues. Mr. Svensson has particular technical experience in the fields of biotechnology, life science, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals and organic chemistry.

Speaking Engagements

    Current Speaking Engagements

    Previous Speaking Engagements

  • Patent Law Institute 2020: Critical Issues & Best Practices

    PLI 2020: Live Webcast

    April 02 2020
  • New Trademark Developments and Rules in the U.S.P.T.O

    Trademark Day Sweden

    January 23 2020
  • Inter-Collegiate Licensing Association Winter Symposium

    ICLA Winter Symposium

    January 15 2020
  • Claim Drafting and Amendment Workshop Under EP and US Practices

    2019 JPAA Workshop

    November 01 2019


  • May 23, 2014

    IP Update, Vol. 12, No. 3

    by Marc S. Weiner, Eugene T. Perez, Andrew Meikle, and Leonard Svensson | BSKB

    On March 4, 2014, the USPTO issued its Guidance (guidelines) on subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101 in view of the recent Supreme Court decisions of Association for Molecular Pathology v.Myriad Genetics, Inc. (2013) and MayoCollaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc. (2012).

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  • March 6, 2014

    IP Update, Vol. 12, No. 1

    by Marc S. Weiner, Aslan Ettehadieh, and Leonard R. Svensson | BSKB

    The USPTO has launched new PPH pilot programs which simplify the entire PPH program for nearly all current PPH users. The new PPH pilot programs are called Global PPH (GPPH) and IP5 PPH. GPPH and IP5 PPH pilot programs have replaced existing PPH programs for the offices that have chosen to participate in these new programs. The aim of Global PPH (GPPH) and IP5 PPH programs is to further simply requirements consistent across the participating offices.

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