David Nilsson

Tele2 (Stockholm)
Senior Legal Counsel

David supports the business on a wide range of legal matters, including commercial, regulatory, data protection and intellectual property law. Legal support includes German language legal support of German and Austrian markets. He handles commercial contracts on a day-to-day basis, including procurement of goods and services, terms and conditions for offered products and services, intellectual property related contracts and NDAs. He advises the business on intellectual property law related issues, such as marketing and trademark law, and patent prosecution and strategy. David works with policies, relating e.g. to data protection (GDPR) and compliance work. David graduated in 2006 from the University of Lund with an LL.M., having specialised in European law, and studied intellectual property and competition law at London School of Economics and Political Science, where he earned an LL.M. He is a guest lecturer at the University of Lund teaching specialised seminars on competition and intellectual property law with a focus on innovation industries. David has published articles on intellectual property and EU law in both Swedish and international legal journals. Prior to joining us, David was an associate at White & Case in Brussels, where he worked between 2008 and 2009. Before that, he was a trainee lawyer at Hunton & Williams in Brussels. David is fluent in Swedish, English, and German.


3014 Bulletin

David Nilsson The Swedish Competition Authority uses for the first time the "fine order" procedure as parties accepted not to refute the existence of a cartel in the energy sector (Rundvirke Poles)


The Swedish Competition Authority (“SCA”) fined the undertaking Rundvirke Poles AB (“Rundvirke”) in the amount of SEK 2 million (approximately EUR 208.360) for illicit cartel behaviour on the market for power-line poles. While the level of the fine or the decision itself does not carry any (...)

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