The textile industry is one of the industries responsible for the largest burden to the environment. A global material innovator in the textile sector, Spinnova has developed a novel technology for making textile fibre out of wood and waste streams without dissolving and harmful chemicals. In cooperation with Berggren, the technology and the brand of Spinnova have been extensively protected by patenting and by a wide international trademark portfolio.
Our collaboration has progressed to the level of a deep partnership. It's a bit like automation that continues on. It creates a sense of security for us, knowing that we have a partner to guide us and support us. Berggren has earned and taken its place. I could recommend them to anyone who has in their portfolio strong or strengthening brands and who wants to find a long-term partner to ensure the best possible protection of their trademarks, says Leskinen.
In Berggren's operations, Wellpro especially appreciates the fact that all the necessary services from IPR matters to consultation can be obtained directly under the same roof. As a result, many things are considerably easier to manage. Berggren knows us and our services, and that's really a great thing. There hasn't yet been a situation where Berggren couldn't provide help, Sveins praises.
In addition to patents, Foodduck currently also has one EU trademark. Over the years, in addition to filing patent and trademark applications, Berggren has particularly acted as a consultant on trademark matters. Together, they have also conducted a commercialization analysis to support internationalization and the utilization of patents. Berggren takes care of ensuring that all necessary registrations are kept up to date for us.
Noble Glass is a startup company founded in 2020 that designs, manufactures, and markets specialty drink glasses. Currently on the market is Noble Glass's first product, the Savu whiskey glass, which brings out the aromas of whiskey in a completely new way. It is a novel type of whiskey glass that contains what is essentially a small distillery inside. Berggren, and Timo Pitkänen in particular, have been instrumental in patenting the product. "I am indeed satisfied that the patents were applied for and obtained. It's great to be able to say that you have done something in this world that others have not," Jari Tuominen summarizes.
ELLEGO™ designs and manufactures battery chargers, DC power systems and solutions in power electronics. Their products are used in applications demanding extreme reliability, such as power stations, electric power grids, ships, and airports. Established in 1979, the family-owned company invests in growth and internationalization. Berggren has been ELLEGO’s business partner for many years, and together we have generated growth in various ways.
EPSE, like many other firms, began with a good idea. At first, there was only a bunch of chemical formulae and one very enthusiastic entrepreneur who had found a solution to their problem. Via coincidences, these formulae ended up in the right hands, and the story of EPSE could begin. Right from the beginning, it was clear to the founders of EPSE that they would not try patenting on their own but seek assistance from an expert.
Over the years, Berggren has, among other things, trained Aurora Powertrains staff in IPR and patent matters, prepared an IPR plan, helped identify new inventions, conducted preliminary novelty searches, patent freedom-to-operate analyses, and defined inventions. The newest addition has also been the filing of design rights. "We wanted a partner for patent applications and filings, of course, but on the other hand also for managing the entire IPR and patent process. Because it is not just about making the application, but after that the patent really starts to live its own life."
Over the years, through its product development, Cross Wrap has acquired several different patents for its new innovations - in practice, all products are based in some way on Cross Wrap's own innovations. Our expert Mika Laajalahti has worked with the company for years, and Cross Wrap values, among other things, the ease and effortlessness of our services.
Digi Toilet Systems, abbreviated DTS Finland, has developed an iTOA® dry toilet container for implementing hygienic sanitation under almost any circumstances. The end product is a safe soil conditioner which can be used as a fertilizer for all plants. Almost any biodegradable material is passed through in just about one day.
Biokasvu has succeeded in developing and patenting a fertilizer formulation which stimulates the activity of natural soil micro-organisms so that nutrients are released to be used by crops better than before. With the help of Berggren, this quite novel fertilizer was widely patented in the Western world. The aim for the future is boldly to export the new fertilizer formulation to the international markets.
Lentola Logistics is currently developing a delivery system based on the use of electric aircraft. The system can reduce the CO2 emissions of last mile deliveries in rural areas by as much as 70%.
With Berggren’s help, the company successfully obtained a U.S. patent in early 2020 concerning the thrust vector control of the twin motor aircraft and the operation of its cargo space. The company also has pending patent applications in other jurisdictions.
TactoTek® is a company that develops injection molded structural electronics and operates globally.
“Berggren’s highly competent employees have been a crucial aspect of our partnership. They have the insight and understanding we need. When you manage a global portfolio, you also need capable agents at the country level. Berggren has a good network,” TactoTek Co-Founder and CTO Antti Keränen says.
Biocoil is a Kuhmo-based start-up aiming to build a better future for all of us. The intention with developing secondary flows from the sawmill industry is to create high-quality refined products, while at the same time considerably reducing the sawmill industry’s carbon footprint.
Together with Berggren, Biocoil has launched a patenting process in order to protect its new innovations. IPR matters are important not only for protection, but also for building a brand, securing a competitive edge and generating growth.
Berggren Oy is a Finnish company that specializes in intellectual property (IP) and helps create the conditions for its clients to achieve success.
For the software company M-Files Oy, Berggren provides full-service industrial property rights management, ranging from patents to trademark management.
Cailap Oy is a 40-year-old Finnish family business that designs and markets consumer products related to beauty and fashion, such as sunglasses and hair accessories.
The products’ unique design language is important for the company, which is one of the reasons why Cailap has chosen to work with the IP firm Berggren.