Anders Lindgren has been working as a patent attorney since April 1984 when he first joined Brann. After an interlude with IBM in Sweden for about four years he returned to Brann in 1992. Anders is experienced in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the fields of chemistry, materials technology (in particular MEMS technology), mechanics and in vitro diagnostics. He has represented clients during oral proceedings before the Swedish Patent and Registration Office and the Board of Appeals as well as before the European Patent Office in Munich. Anders has also undertaken “Freedom-to-operate” evaluations and IPR strategy work. He works in close collaboration with his clients resulting in an active portfolio management which enables optimizing the IPR portfolio of the clients. English is Anders’ second language and the main working language. As a translator he has worked extensively in the German language. He has also some working knowledge of French.