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First namePer
SurnameLidman
Professional titleManaging Partner
Email addressper.lidman@setterwalls.se
Firm nameSetterwalls Advokatbyra AB
Full office address

Stortorget 23, PO Box 4501, Malmo 203 20, Sweden

TownMalmo
CountrySweden
Telephone+46 10 690 0402
Fax+46 10 690 0470
Websitewww.setterwalls.se
Professional associationsFLN
IBA
INTA
Biography

For over 20 years, Per Lidman has advised on all aspects of IP law and commercial transactions. He also works with technology-intensive companies and advises them on their legal issues. His years working in the field of M&A have given him valuable insights into the key issues faced during transactional matters.

In his role as managing partner at Setterwalls Advokatbyra AB's Malmo office, Mr Lidman shares in the responsibility of managing Setterwalls as a whole, as well as its day-to-day activities. He is also responsible for Setterwalls’s life sciences team, which he leads at the national level. Further, he is responsible for all trademark and marketing legal issues.

Mr Lidman has experience handling legal proceedings where issues were dealt with in several jurisdictions in parallel. In particular, he has relevant experience in the pharmaceutical and medical technology sector, the food sector and high-technology companies in general. Commercial contracts, including those in an international environment, are an exciting and stimulating part of Mr Lidman’s work. He firmly believes that understanding clients’ businesses and goals is necessary to deliver the best advice.

As general counsel in a main market-listed company in the biometrics industry, Mr Lidman has developed valuable insights into clients’ perspective and the need for pragmatic, commercially oriented legal advice.

As a former member of the Setterwalls’s M&A group, Mr Lidman often assists this group in life science and technology-related M&A and IP matters.

Mr Lidman studied natural sciences before attending the Swedish Naval Academy, where he graduated top of his class. He attended law school and gained an LLM from Lund University in 1999.

Sample client list

Accord Healthcare; Boozt; Cloetta; Continental Foods; Dynapac; Fristads Kansas Group; Henkel AG & Co KGaA; Resurs Bank; SWEP International

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