Gustav Brismark is the founder and CEO of Kazehara AB, since March 2019, providing consultancy in IPR strategy, IPR value-creation, FRAND-licensing and eco-system development. Prior to setting up Kazehara AB he worked at Ericsson for over 30 years. Concluding his career there as Chief Intellectual Property Officer (CIPO), a position he held 2016-2019. As the CIPO Mr. Brismark was responsible for Ericsson’s patent licensing business and patent development worldwide. Mr. Brismark was previously holding various positions at Ericsson in the areas of Research, Product Management and IPR Strategy, all relating to the creation, development and commercialization of Wireless communications technologies. Mr. Brismark has been working at Ericsson since 1986, after receiving his MSc in physics engineering from Uppsala University, Sweden.
In addition, Mr. Brismark is an appreciated speaker at various conferences worldwide on FRAND and other patent-related topics. He has also worked on FRAND licensing policy at the European Telecommunications Standards Institute and other standard developing organizations. He has been a witness for Ericsson, explaining its business strategies as well as its FRAND licensing policy in several litigation processes, as well as serving as a patent licensing expert witness in patent litigation processes since starting Kazehara AB.