Monique Wadsted

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Monique Wadsted, to the right, while participating in a debate on copyright issues.

Monique Wadsted (born September 19, 1957) is a Swedish lawyer and a partner att MAQS Advokatbyrå [1] in Stockholm Sweden. She has represented Swedish Match in a case regarding the borders between freedom of speech and advertising. She has also represented Duracell against Philips, KF against Gillette, Canal+ against TV1000, Duka against Bodum. In 2014 she represented the journalist Pia Gadd in a case before the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding linking and copyright, case C-466/12 [2] She represented the Scientology movement in their copyright case against Zenon Panoussis[3] and later Warner Bros., MGM, Columbia Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Mars Media, Blizzard Entertainment, Sierra Entertainment and Activision Publishing in The Pirate Bay trial.[4][5]

She holds an LL.M. degree from Stockholm University.[6]


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  3. ^ Alt.religion.scientology Week in Review
  4. ^ Swedish Court Upholds Convictions in File-Sharing Case By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS November 26, 2010
  5. ^ US embassy cables: Sweden's concerns about Anti-Counterfeit Trading Agreement negotiations, Wednesday 22 December 2010
  6. ^ MAQS: Monique Wadsted, accessed 2011-01-17