Hans Nicander

Attorney at Law

Member of the Swedish Bar Association: 1991

Education: Stockholm University (law degree conferred 1985)

Experience: District Court clerkship, Gothenburg District Court, 1986-88; Advokatbyrån Frie, Stockholm, 1988-95, partner, 1992-95; Heidenstam & Nicander Advokatbyrå, Stockholm, partner, 1995-2005; Gozzo Advokater, Stockholm, partner, 2005-2008; Nicander Advokatbyrå, Stockholm, owner 2008-

Memberships: The Swedish Society for Computers and Law, The Swedish Copyright Association, The Swedish Association for the Protection of Industrial Property, Swedish Anti-Counterfeiting Group, ITechLaw Association, EuroITCounsel

Languages: Swedish and English


  • Exclusive rights and the right to use a software program, Computers & Law, No. 136, 2018, page 11-
  • Liability matters and agreed limitations according to GDPR, Computers & Law, No 130, 2017, page 3-
  • Salem Municipality and Google still struggling for cooperation, Computers & Law, No 120, 2014, page 6-
  • UsedSoft – Time for new means of distribution in the software industry? Computers & Law, No 112, 2012, page 22-
  • Copyright and contributory liability in a digital environment, Swedish Law Review, No 3, 2012, page 258-281
  • Free trade and exclusivity of Intellectual Property Rights – a conflict, Legal Affairs, No 2, 2007, page 24-
  • Duty of loyalty before, during and after a contractual relationship, Stockholm University Law Journal, No 1, 1995-96, page 31-49
  • Cooperation between undertakings and the Competition Act, Brand News, No 7-8, 1994, page 32-

Other: Recommended for IT and e-commerce in “Practical Law Company – Which Lawyer? 2008” and for Outsourcing in “Practical Law Company – Which Lawyer? 2012”; Recommended for IT and telecommunication and Intellectual Property in “European Legal Experts 2008”, in Who’s Who of Internet, e-Commerce & Data Protection – Lawyers 2012 and Who’s Who Legal, Telecommunications, Media & Technology 2017, Information Technology 2019 and Thought Leader in Data 2019; Lecturer at i.a. The Institute of Information Technology