Marcus has detailed knowledge and experience regarding patent matters mainly within the mechanical field. He has a Master’s of science in mechanical engineering from Chalmers University and he is also a European Patent Attorney. Before he joined Valea, Marcus worked at SKF’s patent department for about 13 years where for the last six years he was responsible for the patent operations for the Nordic countries. He has experience of patent drafting, prosecution and oppositions, and he has also worked extensively with strategic IP counseling and managing large patent portfolios. Marcus has also worked with IAM (Intellectual Asset Management), which involves mapping and evaluating technology portfolios with the purpose to give advice on how to create increased value by controlling the unique knowledge in the best way.
Marcus spends a lot of his time with his family. Together with his wife, he has three daughters who take a large portion of their attention. His main interests are road cycling and alpine skiing, but he is also a dedicated Formula 1 fan and enjoys a good football game on the TV when time allows.