Pontus Falk

Partner, European Patent Attorney

Pontus Falk

Pontus is a European qualified patent attorney with over 10 years’ experience of working with a range of clients from start-ups to large, international enterprises with a focus on drafting, prosecution, and IP strategy.

His technical expertise covers a range of applied physics, semiconductor processing, X-ray generation, battery manufacturing, eye tracking, and medical implant technology.

At Pontus’ previous firm AWA, he managed relationships with several major clients active in the battery manufacturing industry, the electronics industry, and the plastic packaging solutions industry. Pontus was also seconded to work as interim head of IP at a major client in the electronics industry.

While at AWA Pontus managed a team of 10 attorneys and paralegals and was a member of the regional management team.

Pontus holds a Master’s degree in Applied Physics with a specialization in materials science and engineering. His thesis focused on surface chemistry and tribology at the Institute for Surface Chemistry (now RISE Research Institutes of Sweden).

Education and qualifications

  • 2017 — present
    European Patent Attorney
  • 2002 — 2007
    MSc in Applied Physics, Uppsala University

Career history

  • 2022 — present
    Partner, EIP
  • 2018 — 2022
    Senior European Patent Attorney, AWA
  • 2017 — 2018
    Team Manager and European Patent Attorney, AWA
  • 2014 — 2017
    Patent Attorney, AWA
  • 2011 — 2014
    Associate Patent Attorney, AWA
  • 2010 — 2011
    Project Manager, Silex Microsystems AB
  • 2008 — 2010
    R&D Engineer and Project Manager, Mycronic AB (Formerly Mydata Automation AB)

Awards and recognition

  • IAM Patent 1000 2024 (link)
  • Ranked as 'Notable Practitioner' IP Stars 2024 (link)
  • Ranked as “Notable Practitioner”, IP Stars 2022
  • Ranked as “Rising Star”, IP Stars 2019

Languages spoken

  • Swedish (Native)
  • English (Fluent)
  • German (Intermediate)



  • Applied physics
  • Medical imaging
  • Photonics and optics
  • Semiconductors


  • Materials engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Thermodynamics


  • Materials science
  • Semiconductors


  • Cells
  • Grids
  • Packs
  • Solar


  • Additive manufacturing
  • Digital health
  • Medical devices
  • Medical imaging
  • Surgical tools and implants