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Arttu
Ahava

Lawyer, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Arttu Ahava

Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Tampere

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Finance, Public administration, Food industry

Brands, Design and products, Copyrights, Trade secrects, IP licensing, Infringement analysis, Technology sales and licensing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Contractual disputes, Agreements

Arttu advises clients in IP strategy and registration processes as well as enforcement and litigation. He also helps clients with drafting commercial contracts and licenses. In addition, Arttu has particular expertise in personal data legislation and practices. Before joining Berggren in 2015, Arttu worked in the IP and technology practices of some of Finland’s largest law firms. Arttu has an earlier degree in English and is an authorized Finnish–English translator with several years of industry experience in legal translations.

IP agreements and disputes, trademarks, IP strategy, personal data protection

arttu.ahava@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2390

Timo
Alanne

Patent Attorney

Timo Alanne

Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Mikkeli, Lahti

IOT / ICT, Medical technology (MedTech), Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, IP strategy, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement

Timo has wide-ranging and extensive experience in helping clients with IP rights. Thanks to his experience, Timo has strong expertise in the cost-efficient protection of IP rights of start-ups and SMEs. He specializes in protecting inventions in the fields of physics, information technology and software. His particular areas of expertise also include novelty searches and working with small clients. Before joining Berggren in 2007, Timo worked at the Finnish Patent and Registration Office as a patent examiner and consulting engineer.

Physics, ICT and software, small companies, novelty searches

timo.alanne@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2278

Fu-Chia
Aspelin

Patent Attorney

Fu-Chia Aspelin

Tampere

Health, Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Novelty searches, Risk assessments

Fu-Chia is qualified as a patent attorney in both China and Finland. Fu-Chia offers comprehensive consultancy in patenting processes directed towards the Chinese and Taiwanese markets and she also assists in intellectual property infringement cases. She holds a LL.M. degree and a bachelor’s degree in biology, both from Taiwan, and she previously worked as a patent engineer for an IP office in Taiwan, as a translator of patent applications (English–Chinese) and as a research assistant in a biochemistry laboratory.

Chemistry, biochemistry

fu-chia.aspelin@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2683

Matias
Björkman

Patent Attorney

Matias Björkman

Helsinki

Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology

Technology and inventions

Matias is a patent attorney specializing in chemistry. He handles national and international patenting processes with more than 10 years of experience. Before joining Berggren, he worked as a patent attorney for a Finnish patent agency and as a researcher in the chemical industry. Matias’ areas of special expertise are organic chemistry and polymer technology. Matias carries out novelty and availability searches as well as various other searches and analyses for clients and he also organizes Invention Hunt events. Close cooperation and good relationships with foreign patent attorneys are an important aspect of his job, as they help ensure the best possible international protection for the client’s inventions.

Polymer technology, organic chemistry, nanotechnology, patent analysis, patentability studies

matias.björkman@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2334

Krista
Dahlberg

European Patent Attorney

Krista Dahlberg

Helsinki

IOT / ICT, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Entertainment and media, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments

At Berggren, Krista assists clients in various patenting-related assignments, including freedom to operate analyses, novelty and availability searches and the preparation of patent applications. Krista has a strong technical background, particularly in the areas of radio engineering and space technology. Before joining Berggren in 2015, Krista worked as a university researcher in various electronics and electrical engineering research projects.

Electrical engineering, space technology, radio engineering

krista.dahlberg@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2387

Paula
de Andrés Gómez

European Design Attorney, translator, interpreter

Paula de Andrés Gómez

On parental leave. Paula is an IP expert focused on protecting the results of creative work. With over a decade of experience related to design rights, she is a seasoned and versatile professional who specializes in design and brand protection. Paula understands the business objectives of industrial design and the designer’s standpoint. Her areas of practice include Finnish and international design, clothing, packaging and the industrial design of branded products in traditional industries.

Design protection, registration of designs, EU designs, national designs, trademarks, industrial design

paula.deandresgomez@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2213

Kaisa
Fahllund

Head of Contracts, Lawyer

Kaisa Fahllund

Helsinki, Mikkeli, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Tampere, Turku

IOT / ICT, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Entertainment and media, Electronic devices, Public administration

Copyrights, Trade secrects, Selling IP, Buying IP, IP licensing, Technology sales and licensing, IP strategy, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Contractual disputes, Advertising and marketing, Agreements, Public Procurements

Kaisa is a seasoned professional in the field of contract law and litigation. She heads the Contracts team at Berggren. Kaisa has more than 20 years of experience in drawing up commercial contracts and negotiating, as well as related litigation. In particular, she specializes in ICT project and service contracts, IP license agreements, R&D projects and data protection. Throughout her career, Kaisa has also handled assignments related to advertising and marketing. Prior to joining Berggren, Kaisa worked as a senior lawyer at a state-owned company and, before that, she spent some 20 years as a lawyer specializing in IP and ICT-related assignments.

ICT contracts and disputes, IP contracts and disputes, advertising and marketing, business secrets, data protection and e-commerce, public procurement

kaisa.fahllund@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2276

Kim
Finnilä

European Patent Attorney, Senior IP Advisor

Kim Finnilä

Helsinki

Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure

Technology and inventions, Trade secrects, Valuation, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, IP management tools, IP portfolio analysis and management, Resource allocation for IP management, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes

Kim is an experienced attorney with extensive knowledge of IP on an international level. He is primarily focused on technologies related to mechanics. He is an expert in patent disputes and has been responsible for patent litigation in Europe for years. He also has in-depth knowledge of route selection at the protection stage of the patenting process (national patents, European patents, PCT and PPH) and the significance of these choices in business and patent portfolio management. Kim joined Berggren in 2012. He has more than 30 years of experience from both private practice and industry. Kim has been closely involved in the development of the European patent system since the mid-1990s. He is a well-known and active influencer in domestic and international associations and organizations in the IP sector. He has vast experience of chairing such organizations as well as holding other leadership and committee positions.

Patents, patent disputes, litigation, conflicts, portfolio management, IP strategy, other IP

kim.finnila@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2222

Tommi
From

European Patent Attorney, Team Leader (Turku)

Tommi From

Turku

Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement

Tommi has been employed by Berggren since 2006. He can provide expert assistance in all matters related to the protection of inventions. Tommi specializes in patents in the area of mechanics and electrical engineering. He also has a wealth of experience in handling IP matters concerning start-ups.

Physics, electronics, mechanics

tommi.from@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2572

Irene
Hallikainen

Lawyer, European Trademark Attorney

Irene Hallikainen

Helsinki, Turku

Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Entertainment and media, Food industry

Brands, Design and products, IP licensing, IP strategy, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Advertising and marketing

Irene is a lawyer specializing in intellectual property rights and marketing law, advising our Finnish and international clients in matters related to brand protection and IP strategies as well as the use of music and audio branding. She provides strategic support for our clients on issues ranging from the selection of brands to their effective utilization and the enforcement of IP rights. Irene has gained valuable international experience by working on trademark matters at the European Union Intellectual Property Office, EUIPO (formerly OHIM) in Alicante, Spain, in 2015–2016. During her studies, Irene worked for a leading law firm specializing in business law.

Trademarks, advertising and marketing, IP strategies, music

irene.hallikainen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2345

Hannu
Halmetoja

Lawyer, European Trademark and Design Attorney,

Hannu Halmetoja

Helsinki

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Finance, Public administration, Food industry

Brands, Design and products, Domain names, Copyrights, Trade secrects, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Contractual disputes, Advertising and marketing, Agreements

Hannu is an experienced IP lawyer with in-depth knowledge of trademark and design right legislation and copyright. Hannu’s expertise provides our clients with the tools to build a strong brand. He helps our clients protect their new designs with design rights and use trademark protection to support their brand building efforts. Clients also consult Hannu on matters related to the selection and appropriate use of trademarks. In addition to the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, Hannu specializes in handling various IP infringements. He defends clients in demanding IP disputes and litigation and is experienced in drafting IP contracts. Hannu is an influential member of international expert bodies in the field of IP.

Trademarks, design rights, IP strategy, IP infringements, copyright, anti-counterfeiting measures, marketing law

hannu.halmetoja@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2223

Pekka
Heino

European Patent Attorney

Pekka Heino

Tampere

Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, IP infringement

Pekka has extensive experience as a patent attorney and he is well versed in conducting patentability searches and investigations. Pekka works efficiently and professionally to achieve the best possible outcome from the client’s perspective. Pekka has handled opposition and appeal proceedings in Finland and at the European Patent Office. Pekka is a member of the thematic subcommittee in the field of Mechanics at the European Patent Practice Committee (EPPC) during the 2018–2020 term. The purpose of the committee is to proactively improve European patent practices. Pekka also teaches the subject in various courses. Pekka accumulated more than 10 years of experience in academic post-doc research before joining Berggren.

Physics (nanotechnology), electronics (materials), thermal engineering, computational engineering, patent analyses, litigation

pekka.heino@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2641

Sebastian
Henn

Lawyer, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Sebastian Henn

Helsinki

Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Entertainment and media, Finance, Food industry

Brands, Infringement analysis, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products

Sebastian is an experienced IP lawyer specializing in trademark law. He handles our clients’ trademark affairs using the vast international experience he has gained from various sectors and in several languages. His wide-ranging expertise covers the processes associated with the selection and registration of trademarks, trademark monitoring and enforcement, infringement cases and, where necessary, defending clients in legal proceedings. Sebastian also handles IP contracts and offers comprehensive consulting on matters ranging from trademark strategies to the correct use of a trademark.

IP law, trademark strategies, contracts, litigation

sebastian.henn@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2230

Marianne
Hollands

Lawyer, European Trademark Attorney

Marianne Hollands

Helsinki, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Tampere, Turku

Health, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Entertainment and media, Food industry

Brands, Domain names, Copyrights, Trade secrects, IP licensing, Technology sales and licensing, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Contractual disputes, Advertising and marketing, Agreements

Marianne has extensive experience in the field of intellectual property and technology law. Marianne advises clients on a variety of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters as well as in contractual and other legal matters. Marianne specializes in brand protection and contractual matters, including licensing, global IP portfolio management, prosecution and litigation. Marianne also provides strategic advice in matters related to IP and marketing law. Prior to joining Berggren in 2018, Marianne worked as an in-house IP counsel in a pharmaceutical company as well as in a leading Finnish law firm.

IP agreements, legal matters related to trademarks and domains, advertising and marketing law, disputes and litigation, IP strategies, food law, counterfeit products

marianne.hollands@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2355

Elisa
Huusko

Lawyer, European Trademark Attorney

Elisa Huusko

Helsinki, Tampere

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Entertainment and media

Brands, Copyrights, Trade secrects, IP licensing, Infringement analysis, Technology sales and licensing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Contractual disputes, Advertising and marketing, Agreements

Elisa specializes in agreements and intellectual property rights. Elisa has more than 10 years of experience in the field of intellectual property and contracts. She has assisted Berggren’s clients with trademark, patent and copyright-related matters, with technology and license agreements and with the settlement of disputes and litigations since 2010. Elisa is well versed in the methods and tools used in the protection of trademarks, works, the products of R&D activities and information. She helps Berggren’s clients protect and utilize their intellectual property. Previously in her career, Elisa worked for an international technology company and the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

License agreements, IT law, copyright, trademarks, employee inventions, the settlement of disputes, litigation

elisa.huusko@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2329

Ville
Häyrinen

European Patent Attorney

Ville Häyrinen

Tampere

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Health, Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions

Ville is a member of Berggren’s information technology team. He has extensive experience in patenting inventions related to physics, optics, electronics, measuring instruments, manufacturing processes, materials synthesis, aerosol physics, telecommunications and biomedical technology. Before joining Berggren in 2004, Ville worked as a senior researcher in the Optics Laboratory of Tampere University of Technology, where he was responsible for developing advanced measuring instruments within the framework of various EU research programs. Ville holds a doctorate in science (engineering physics) and master’s degree in science (electrical engineering). Ville is a member of the Council of the European Patent Institute (2014–2016, 2017–2019).

Physics, optics, electronics, aerosol physics, manufacturing techniques

ville.hayrinen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2625

Suvi
Ikäläinen

Patent Attorney

Suvi Ikäläinen

Helsinki

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Electronic devices, Finance

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches

Suvi’s strengths include patentability and freedom to operate analyses, the preparation of patent applications and interaction with the patent authorities. Thanks to her academic and professional background, she has a wide-ranging understanding of different fields of technology. Before joining Berggren, Suvi worked as a Simulation Scientist in a software company that specializes in the mathematical modeling of biological phenomena, particularly serving the needs of the pharmaceutical industry. She also has several years of experience in research related to computational molecular science.

Physics, molecular physics, physical chemistry

suvi.ikalainen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2309

Jukka
Jaala

European Patent Attorney

Jukka Jaala

Helsinki, Lahti

Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Finance, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, IP infringement

Jukka has broad and extensive experience in protecting the rights of SMEs, particularly in the fields of chemistry and mechanics. Jukka specializes in patenting, patent strategies, patentability searches and information searches for SMEs. He has previously worked as an expert for the Finnish Patent and Registration Office and as an advisor with the Foundation for Finnish Inventions. Jukka provides expert and thorough advice to start-ups as well as more mature enterprises on all issues related to inventions. He provides local and business-oriented service, especially in the Lahti economic region.

Organic and inorganic chemistry, energy technology, control engineering, process engineering, mechanics

jukka.jaala@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2256

Suvi
Julin

Lawyer, Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Suvi Julin

Helsinki, Kuopio, Oulu, Seinäjoki

IOT / ICT, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Entertainment and media, Electronic devices

Brands, Design and products, Technology and inventions, Domain names, Copyrights, Trade secrects, IP licensing, Valuation, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Contractual disputes, Agreements

Suvi has wide-ranging experience in the field of intellectual property and technology law. Suvi advises clients on a variety of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters including trademarks, designs and patents as well as in copyright, contractual, employee invention and privacy matters. Suvi specializes in contractual matters, including licensing and ICT contracts, prosecution and litigation as well as strategic questions related to the commercialization and internationalization of products and services. As a patent attorney, Suvi’s technical competence includes software and mobile technologies and standards. Suvi serves as a senior specialist in a consulting role in the commercialization of innovations as part of the business development services provided by the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment. Before joining Berggren, Suvi worked for an international listed company as an expert on IT and information security.

Trademarks, design rights, patents, employee inventions, agreements, disputes and litigation, counterfeit products, privacy matters

suvi.julin@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2115

Hanna-Leena
Jyrämä

European Patent Attorney, Team Leader (Mechanics)

Hanna-Leena Jyrämä

Helsinki, Lahti

Health, Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Construction and infrastructure, Public administration, Food industry

Design and products, Technology and inventions, Trade secrects, Selling IP, Buying IP, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Resource allocation for IP management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement, Disputes

Hanna-Leena is in charge of the Mechanics team. Her career as a patent attorney is long and varied. Hanna-Leena has more than 30 years of experience assisting companies of all sizes in the area of industrial property rights and patents, especially in business-driven patenting based on the connection between industrial property rights and business operations. Hanna-Leena specializes in the drafting and processing of patent applications related to various sub-fields of mechanics as well as oppositions and appeals. Hanna-Leena also has extensive experience of serving as an external patent expert for companies. Before joining Berggren, Hanna-Leena worked as a corporate patent attorney in a major industrial enterprise and as a patent attorney in a Finnish patent agency.

Mechanics and processes, paper and paperboard industry equipment and processes, construction and real estate, consumer goods, employee inventions, patent engineer services, IP consulting and training

hanna-leena.jyrama@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2318

Soile
Järvenpää

European Trademark and Design Attorney, Team Leader

Soile Järvenpää

Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Tampere, Seinäjoki

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Finance, Public administration, Food industry

Brands, Design and products, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions

Soile has more than 20 years of diverse experience in handling trademark and design right matters locally and internationally. She has commercial and judicial knowledge in counseling clients on choosing the most appropriate way to protect and focus their IP. In addition, Soile provides consultation to clients on a broader basis in questions related to trademark and design right strategies as part of the clients’ IP strategies. Soile also assists our clients in assessing trademark and design right infringements.

Trademarks, design rights, IP strategies

soile.jarvenpaa@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2622

Taru
Kallio-Nyholm

IPR Business Manager, Client Development Manager

Taru Kallio-Nyholm

Helsinki

Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Entertainment and media, Electronic devices

Brands, Design and products, Technology and inventions, Domain names, Selling IP, Buying IP, IP licensing, Valuation, IP auditing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP management tools, IP portfolio analysis and management, Resource allocation for IP management

Taru has nearly 15 years of experience in IP, trademarks and brands. For several years, she was responsible for the in-house management of global trademark and design registration portfolios in international corporations. Taru is used to working from the client’s perspective and she understands which IP, trademark and brand services provide added value to a company and increase brand equity. Taru’s role at Berggren is to help increase sales and support business development through key accounts. She is also involved in systematic new customer acquisition together with Berggren’s business units and develops the company’s operating models related to customer relationship management. Taru also provides IP strategy consulting services and applies her characteristic energetic approach to training events and workshops. Taru is actively involved in trademark and brand-related matters and frequently serves as a lecturer on these topics.

IP, trademarks, brands, customer relations development, strategies and financing applications

taru.kallio-nyholm@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2328

Henna-Maaria
Karjalainen

Patent Attorney

Henna-Maaria Karjalainen

Tampere

Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments

Henna-Maaria is a patent attorney specializing in inventions in the fields of process engineering, chemistry and mechanical engineering. She helps clients find solutions that provide comprehensive protection for inventions and support business objectives. Henna-Maaria drafts patent and utility model applications, conducts novelty searches and draws up oppositions and appeals. Before joining Berggren in 2009, Henna-Maaria worked at well-known Finnish companies.

Chemistry, biotechnology, polymer chemistry, forest and paper engineering, composite materials

henna-maaria.karjalainen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2614

Markku
Karttunen

Patent Attorney

Markku Karttunen

Helsinki

Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Construction and infrastructure

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, IP infringement

Markku’s role as a patent attorney includes tasks related to the drafting and processing of patent applications in various fields of mechanical engineering. He also conducts various types of patent searches and investigations. Markku also has experience of working as an external IP expert for a company.

Machine engineering, lightweight structure technology, aerodynamics

markku.karttunen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2254

Seppo
Kilpeläinen

European Patent Attorney

Seppo Kilpeläinen

Helsinki, Kuopio, Oulu, Tampere

Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, IP infringement, Disputes

Seppo has more than 17 years of experience in strengthening the business of clients both small and large as well as ensuring their productivity. Seppo is an expert in the identification and protection of inventions, IP studies and patent utilization, defense and invalidation. Seppo specializes in IP issues related to inventions and industrial processes in chemistry and biotechnology. He also handles cross-disciplinary inventions, such as IT applications. In recent years, Seppo has devoted significant time to patent litigation and the upcoming new European patent system. Before joining Berggren, Seppo worked as an academic researcher. Seppo also has experience of working as a patent engineer in the industrial sector.

Chemistry, biotechnology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, medical applications and diagnostics, pulp technology, material technology, water chemicals, food products, sports nutrition, litigation

seppo.kilpelainen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2648

Heikki
Kinnunen

Vice President (Business Development)

Heikki Kinnunen

Helsinki, Oulu

IOT / ICT, Services, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Finance, Public administration

IP strategy, IP management tools, Resource allocation for IP management

Heikki serves as an expert to assist clients in matters related to IP strategy and management. He specializes in connecting intellectual property to business activities and business management. He approaches intellectual property particularly from the perspective of management and business strategy. His area of expertise includes defining business strategies and business models as well as planning and executing their implementation. He also has an extensive understanding of how to leverage the opportunities presented by the digital transformation in business development. Heikki is responsible for Berggren’s business development and strategy and he is in charge of the Marketing and Communications team and the Digitalisation team.

Intellectual property management, IP strategies, business strategy, business development and digitalisation.

heikki.kinnunen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2101

Markku
Kiviluoma

European Patent Attorney

Markku Kiviluoma

Helsinki

3D printing, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Construction and infrastructure

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, Disputes

Markku has diverse experience as a patent attorney. His special areas of expertise include patenting in the fields of mechanical and construction engineering. With his broad expertise and extensive experience, Markku can provide professional assistance on all patenting-related issues. Markku understands the commercial starting points of start-up companies and advises them on how to find cost-efficient IP solutions. Markku also helps his clients solve general issues related to their IP strategies and inventions, ranging from invention protection analysis to infringement examinations regarding granted patent rights and defining the best geographical scope for protection. Markku also participates in the handling of disputes.

Mechanics, mechanical engineering, construction engineering, IP consulting and IP strategies, patent disputes

markku.kiviluoma@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2235

Antti
Kokko

European Patent Attorney

Partner

D.Sc. (Tech.)

Antti Kokko

Jyväskylä, Lahti, Tampere, Seinäjoki

3D printing, Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Public administration, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Trade secrects, Selling IP, Buying IP, IP licensing, Monetization analysis, Infringement analysis, Technology sales and licensing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, IP infringement, Disputes

Antti is an experienced expert in protecting and defending the product development efforts of companies of all sizes. In addition to having in-depth knowledge of chemistry and biotechnology, he also has experience of working in start-ups, where he has been involved in business development as well as the commercialization of product development. Full of ideas, Antti is a hard-working professional who aims to refine inventions into solutions that support the client’s business operations. He is also a popular IP trainer and lecturer who is frequently featured in events for new companies and entrepreneurs. In addition to being a member of the European Patent Institute, Antti has been involved for several years in the Licensing Executives Society (LES), which focuses on technology transfer, licensing and IP-related matters.

Patenting, IP strategy, chemistry, polymer chemistry, forest and paper industry, material engineering, composite materials, biotechnology, medical genetics, microbiology, microchip technologies

antti.kokko@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2644

Teija
Kotro

Lawyer, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Teija Kotro

Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Tampere

Materials, compounds and coatings, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Electronic devices, Public administration, Food industry

Brands, Design and products, IP licensing, Infringement analysis, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Contractual disputes, Advertising and marketing, Public Procurements

Teija has over 15 years of experience in intellectual property rights in both in the private and public sectors. Teija counsels both domestic and foreign clients in obtaining optimal protection in view of their business needs and helps them solve various challenging problems. In addition to trademarks and design-related matters, Teija has experience in patent disputes. Before joining Berggren in 2017, she represented clients successfully in numerous litigations and drafted and negotiated various types of agreements. She has also worked as a judge in the Market Court where she handled cases relating to intellectual property rights and public procurement.

IP law, particularly trademarks, design rights, advertising and marketing law, patents, disputes and litigation, public procurement

teija.kotro@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2621

Minna
Kukkumäki

Patent Attorney

Minna Kukkumäki

Turku

Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement

Minna handles a wide range of IP assignments involving inventions related to materials technology and mechanical engineering: novelty searches, freedom to operate analyses and the drafting of patent and utility model applications. Before joining Berggren in 2015, Minna worked as a Senior Investigation Expert in the failure investigation laboratory of a leading international provider of complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy industries.

Materials technology, mechanical engineering

minna.kukkumaki@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2578

Mika
Laajalahti

European Patent Attorney, Vice President (Patents), Team Leader (Physics)

Mika Laajalahti

Helsinki

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Selling IP, IP licensing, Valuation, Infringement analysis, Technology sales and licensing, IP auditing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes

Mika possesses wide-ranging technical expertise as an attorney specializing in various areas of physics. He draws up business-driven patent applications and takes responsibility for the various stages of the patenting process. He also carries out patentability searches and freedom to operate analyses and draws up IP strategies and competitor assessments corresponding to the client’s operations. Mika also assists in patent disputes and represents clients at oral proceedings at the European Patent Office. Mika also serves as an external patent engineer in industrial client companies and works closely with inventors and IP specialists in companies ranging from start-ups to major international corporations.

Physics, applied physics, measuring and sensor technology, fluid mechanics, medical physics (imaging, measuring applications, cardiosurgery equipment), smart clothing, patent and infringement analyses, freedom to operate analyses, litigation

mika.laajalahti@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2264

Ari
Lakaniemi

European Patent Attorney

Ari Lakaniemi

Helsinki

IOT / ICT, Medical technology (MedTech), Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP infringement

Ari assists clients in all matters related to patenting and patents. Prior to joining Berggren in 2010, Ari worked as a patent engineer in the patent department of a major international industrial company, where he was responsible for handling inventions and patent applications in his area of technological expertise. He also has more than 10 years of experience in R&D roles, which also saw him participate in international standardization efforts. Ari’s expertise is particularly notable in the fields of signal processing, information technology and telecommunications as well as the patenting of inventions related to software and algorithms.

Information technology, signal processing, telecommunications, software, algorithms, litigation (dispute resolution)

ari.lakaniemi@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2206

Marjut
Lattu-Hietamies

European Patent Attorney

Marjut Lattu-Hietamies

Helsinki, Lappeenranta, Tampere

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, Novelty searches, Monitoring solutions

Marjut has extensive experience of patenting in the field of information technology, particularly in the United States and Europe. She has comprehensive knowledge of IP perspectives related to product development and productization, patenting processes, perspectives related to IP utilization as well as IP strategies. She also provides assistance in infringement cases and prepares various types of assessments to support patenting decisions. Based in Lappeenranta, Marjut also serves as a local first point of contact in matters related to trademark and design rights. Marjut has been working at Berggren since 2002.

Information technology, software, patent analysis, IP strategy, invention processes

marjut.lattu-hietamies@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2634

Sangkyung
Lee

US Patent Agent

Sangkyung Lee

Hoboken, NJ, USA

Sangkyung is a US patent agent in the field of electrical engineering, and is specialized in telecommunications, information technology, and signal processing. He received a Ph.D. from Ajou University, Korea and has more than 15 years of research experience in various research projects. Sangkyung has also several years of experience as an in-house patent agent at Samsung Research America.

Telecommunications, signal processing, electronics

sangkyung.lee@berggren-usa.com

+1 (973) 353 8402

Mika
Lehtinen

VP (IP Business Area), Patent attorney

Mika Lehtinen

Helsinki, Tampere

IOT / ICT, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Services, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Natural resources and energy, Electronic devices

Selling IP, Buying IP, IP licensing, Valuation, Monetization analysis, Infringement analysis, Technology sales and licensing, IP auditing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP management tools, IP portfolio analysis and management, Resource allocation for IP management, Risk assessments, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement

Mika has over 20 years comprehensive IP experience and especially he has focused on IP commercialization. So far he has prepared material and participated in many important patent portfolio licensing or selling projects which have generated significant profit for IP owners (up to hundreds of millions). In his work Mika is able to benefit his broad contact networks to different kinds of global companies and patent acquiring organizations (e.g. patent funds). Mika started his IP career by working for Nokia on 1996. During his over 15 years career in Nokia he managed many demanding positions relating to different areas of IP e.g. in patent prosecution area, managing significant patent portfolios and commercializing patents. In 2011 Mika joined Berggren and has commercialized patents in various fields, including ICT, chemistry and machinery. He is also helping clients with IP risk management and IP strategies.

Services, software and ICT technologies, patent licensing, IP risk management, IP strategies, IP monetization

mika.lehtinen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2333

Sarina
Lehto

Domain consultant

Sarina Lehto

Helsinki

Entertainment and media

Domain names

Sarina is a special expert in domain names. Her work includes domain name investigations and monitoring, the registration of new domain names and the comprehensive management of clients’ domain name portfolios, as well as the preparation of various instructions and strategic consulting. Sarina also handles various domain name disputes, helping the IP lawyers involved in the dispute processes.

Domain names, domain strategy

sarina.lehto@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2297

Milla
Lehtoranta

Lawyer, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Milla Lehtoranta

Helsinki, Turku

3D printing, Health, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Entertainment and media, Food industry

Brands, Design and products, Domain names, Copyrights, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Contractual disputes, Advertising and marketing, Agreements

Milla has more than a decade of wide-ranging experience in the field of intellectual property rights. Milla assists our clients particularly in the areas of brand and design protection as well as the management of trademark and design right portfolios. She also handles disputes and agreements related to all types of intellectual property. Milla also counsels our clients in trademark and design right strategy, domain name disputes and marketing law. Prior to joining Berggren, she spent time as a trainee in the District Court and, during her studies, she worked in the legal department of a global food company.

IP law, particularly trademarks, design rights, domain names, patents, employee inventions, advertising and marketing law, agreements, disputes and litigation, food law

milla.lehtoranta@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2226

Antti
Leinonen

European Patent Attorney

Antti Leinonen

Helsinki

3D printing, Medical technology (MedTech), Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions

Antti is an experienced author of patent applications and novelty searches. He handles patenting-related matters ranging from availability searches to oppositions and appeals. Antti also has experience related to the restoration of the lost rights of a patent holder. Antti drafts patent applications particularly in the field of mechanics, related to machinery, equipment, vehicles, construction, packaging and consumer products. Antti has worked in the patent sector since 2006. Prior to joining Berggren, Antti worked as patent engineer in industry and as a patent examiner at the Finnish Patent and Registration Office.

Internal combustion engines, mechanics, patent searches, restoration of lost rights (Patent Act, Section 71a)

antti.leinonen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2344

Silla
Maskula

European Patent Attorney

Silla Maskula

Turku

Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, IP infringement

Silla has nearly two decades of experience as a patent attorney. She specializes in patenting in the fields of process chemistry and mechanics. She also possesses strong expertise in opposition and appeal procedures at the European Patent Office.

Process chemistry, pulp and paper industry, mechanics, EPO oppositions and appeals

silla.maskula@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2569

Tuomas
Matila

IPR Business Manager, Patent Attorney

Tuomas Matila

Helsinki, Oulu

IOT / ICT, Pharma (PharmaTech), Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Electronic devices

Selling IP, Buying IP, IP licensing, Valuation, Monetization analysis, Infringement analysis, Technology sales and licensing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP management tools, IP portfolio analysis and management, Resource allocation for IP management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement

A senior level Intellectual Property Rights professional with proven history of effectively handling various IPR commercialization projects including technology / patent licensing, IP asset sales / acquisitions and assessments. Tuomas has worked within the IP area since 2000, which gives him a firm experience on evaluating patents and identifying infringements, but also on understanding a broad range of technologies, building business opportunities and orchestrating negotiations. Tuomas started his IP career at Nokia and worked there for 12 years in patenting, portfolio management, IP litigation and technology out-licensing. He knows how selling or licensing patents is used to make profit to the client – in other words how to commercialize IP. Tuomas feels the most proud of his work when a customer finds his work profitable.

Patent portfolio valuation, monetization and management. Infringement analysis, scope of protection analysis and evidence of use analysis. Patent risk management, IP strategies, mobile & communication technology, SW & applications, mechanics and automation technology

tuomas.matila@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2118

Kristian
Meinander

Patent Agent

Kristian Meinander

Helsinki

Health, Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Natural resources and energy, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Trade secrects, Monetization analysis, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments

Kristian handles national and international patenting processes for clients’ chemistry-related patenting applications. While Kristian specializes in organic chemistry and pharmacochemistry, he also has extensive knowledge in polymer chemistry, analytical and inorganic chemistry, environmental chemistry and biochemistry. Kristian works with customers in Finnish, English and Swedish in all matters related to patenting and IP. Kristian has a master’s degree in organic chemistry from the University of Helsinki and a doctorate in pharmaceutical chemistry with a focus on drug development. Having been involved in many international research teams over a period of several years before joining Berggren, he is very familiar with academic research. He has also taught at university level.

Patents, patentability studies, chemistry, organic chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, biochemistry

kristian.meinander@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2225

Joni
Mikkola

European Patent Attorney, Team Leader (Electronics)

Joni Mikkola

Helsinki, Lahti

IOT / ICT, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Selling IP, Buying IP, IP licensing, Monetization analysis, Infringement analysis, IP auditing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP management tools, IP portfolio analysis and management, Resource allocation for IP management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, IP infringement, Disputes

Joni is a versatile attorney whose extensive IP-related experience from industry and as an attorney enables him to provide diverse assistance to clients in various practical situations. Joni’s expertise covers, in addition to patenting, consulting clients on the effective management of IP portfolios, patent strategies and processes, IP risk management and business-driven IP management. Having started his career at Berggren and subsequently spent more than a decade in IP-related roles in international corporations in Finland and Germany, Joni returned to Berggren in 2011.

Telecommunications, automotive electronics and software engineering, medical imaging and electronics, IP risk management, employee inventions, dispute resolution, IP strategies, IP commercialization

joni.mikkola@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2304

Katja
Mäkelä

European Patent Attorney

Katja Mäkelä

Turku

Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement

Having worked in the IP sector and at Berggren since 2006, Katja can provide expert assistance in all matters related to the protection of inventions. She focuses particularly on the protection of inventions in the fields of biotechnology and process engineering using patents and utility models. Her wide-ranging technical expertise also extends to pulp and paper industry applications as well as mechanical inventions.

Biotechnology, process engineering, mechanics, measurement and control technology

katja.makela@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2561

Anssi
Mäki

Patent Attorney, Site Manager

Anssi Mäki

Helsinki, Tampere, Seinäjoki

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, Novelty searches

Anssi is able to assist in all matters related to intellectual property rights, particularly the protection of technical solutions. Anssi has several years of diverse experience of patenting in various countries and involving inventions in different technical fields. Anssi has a doctorate in science in electrical engineering. Prior to joining Berggren, Anssi worked as a researcher in two different universities, studying the operation of solar photovoltaic power systems as well as smart grid data transmission.

Power engineering, power electronics, energy technology, renewable energy, smart grids, patenting, IP training

anssi.maki@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2388

Katariina
Nissinen

Patent Agent

Katariina Nissinen

Tampere

IOT / ICT, Health, Medical technology (MedTech), Services, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments

Katariina primarily handles assignments related to software-based inventions, particularly involving imaging methods and image processing, in close cooperation with the client and inventors. She is also a valuable resource when it comes to protecting inventions related to medical technology and medical physics. Prior to joining Berggren in 2013, Katariina worked as a university researcher and earned a doctorate in medical physics.

Medical physics, medical technology, signal processing, graphics, machine learning

katariina.nissinen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2687

Tomi
Nokelainen

Patent Attorney

Tomi Nokelainen

Tampere

3D printing, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Construction and infrastructure

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, Novelty searches, Risk assessments

Tomi assists Berggren’s clients in patenting as well as issues related to the commercialization of inventions and protection strategies. Tomi has experience in patenting processes and protection strategy planning in contexts ranging from start-ups to listed companies, particularly in the field of mechanical engineering, processing techniques, manufacturing techniques, industrial processes and vehicle engineering. Prior to joining Berggren, Tomi spent more than 15 years in academic roles, conducting research on and teaching strategic management. Tomi also has extensive experience in providing training services to senior and middle management in various companies.

Mechanical engineering, processing techniques, manufacturing techniques, industrial processes, vehicle engineering, strategic management, protection strategy, novelty searches

tomi.nokelainen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2685

Virpi
Noponen

Patent Agent

Virpi Noponen

Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Tampere, Seinäjoki

Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, IP infringement

Virpi assists our clients in all patenting-related assignments ranging from novelty searches and patent applications to risk assessments, oppositions and appeals. Before joining Berggren in 2015, Virpi worked as a researcher at the University of Jyväskylä, where she also got her doctorate in chemistry. In addition to chemistry, Virpi specializes in organic chemistry, biochemistry, material technology and mechanics.

Chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, material technology, mechanics

virpi.noponen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2689

Iiro
Nurminen

Lawyer, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Iiro Nurminen

Helsinki, Tampere, Seinäjoki

IOT / ICT, Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Food industry

Brands, Design and products, Technology and inventions, Domain names, Copyrights, Trade secrects, Selling IP, IP licensing, Infringement analysis, Technology sales and licensing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Contractual disputes, Advertising and marketing, Agreements

Iiro advises Berggren’s clients in various IP and commercial contract matters. Iiro has special expertise in drafting and negotiating ICT and license agreements, as well as in brand protection and the management of global trademark portfolios. Prior to joining Berggren as an IP lawyer, Iiro gained valuable experience working in the IP and technology departments of two leading Finnish law firms and he also worked for a listed software vendor.

ICT agreements, IP agreements, trademarks, copyright, IP strategy

iiro.nurminen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2357

Terhi
Nykänen

European Patent Attorney, Vice President (Patents), Team Leader (Materials and Mechanics, Tampere)

Terhi Nykänen

Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Tampere

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Finance, Public administration, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement, Disputes

Terhi is in charge of Berggren’s Materials and Mechanics patent team. Terhi has 18 years of experience in the patenting of innovations, defending patents and conducting IP studies. In addition to the protection of inventions, Terhi’s special areas of expertise include various IP studies and related measures aimed at supporting business operations through anticipation, protection, monitoring and defending. Prior to joining Berggren, Terhi worked as an IP expert in an international enterprise where her duties were related to the protection of inventions, tutoring and training, IP risk management and minimization as well as managing internal protection activities in Europe.

Mechanics, physics, software applications, smart mobile devices, patent analysis, IP studies, defending and utilizing rights, litigation

terhi.nykanen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2684

Jukka
Palm

Lawyer, Licensed Legal Counsel, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Jukka Palm

Helsinki

Jukka is an experienced lawyer specializing in the protection of different types of intellectual property and various disputes. Jukka represents our clients in all kinds of IP-related matters (including trademarks, patents, utility models, designs and copyrights), advertising and marketing law, IP litigation (including the EU courts), IP agreements and the assessment of various kinds of IP infringements. Jukka is also responsible for domestic and global strategic IP planning and the global protection of challenging trademark portfolios, as well as searches related to these matters. Jukka works together with patent attorneys to assess global strategic patenting and he also carries out patent portfolio valuations. Prior to joining Berggren, Jukka worked at the University of Helsinki as a doctoral researcher and docent.

Brand protection, strategic IP planning, patent portfolio evaluation, international disputes, litigation and dispute resolution, appeals in courts and involving the authorities, IP disputes and oppositions, market law disputes, agreements

jukka.palm@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2231

Eero
Palmgren

European Patent Attorney, Team Leader

Eero Palmgren

Tampere

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Entertainment and media, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes

Eero is in charge of Berggren’s ICT patenting team. He is an experienced attorney with a career spanning more than two decades and he specializes in the protection of inventions in the field of telecommunications and information technology as well as dispute processes. Eero has also handled various assignments related to IP agreements and employee inventions. Prior to joining Berggren in 2005, Eero spent nearly 10 years working for an attorney’s office and as a patent engineer in the industrial sector.

Telecommunications, information technology, video and audio coding, patent analyses, litigation

eero.palmgren@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2619

Mika
Pinolehto

IPR Business Manager, Patent Attorney

Mika Pinolehto

Helsinki, Oulu, Tampere, Seinäjoki

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Health, Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Selling IP, Buying IP, IP licensing, Valuation, Monetization analysis, Infringement analysis, Technology sales and licensing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP management tools, IP portfolio analysis and management, Resource allocation for IP management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement

Mika’s fields of expertise in Berggren are patent portfolio monetisation, infringement analysis, IP strategies and risk management and technologically SW & applications, mobile & communication technology and mechanical engineering. He understands the technological but also the commercial aspect which is crucial in IP commercialisation for making an infringement analysis, IP valuation and gaining maximum profit for customers. Long experience in the industry side makes him easy to adapt to a customer point of view and gives the ability to see what is best for the customer. That makes him a remarkable expert in IP commercialisation. Mika has a strong, 20 year IP experience mainly from various roles in the industry. During that time Mika has been working in numerous successful international patent licensing, sales and litigation projects and negotiations and he has prepared marketing materials and hundreds of claim charts for the same purposes. He has 15 years of experience in Nokia IPR in various positions from patent prosecution area to patent licensing and he joined in Berggren in 2014.

Patent portfolio monetization and management, patent risk management, IP strategies, mobile & communication technology, SW & applications, mechanics & mechanical engineering

mika.pinolehto@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2117

Timo
Pitkänen

European Patent Attorney, EU Design Attorney

Timo Pitkänen

Helsinki, Lahti

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Health, Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Food industry

Design and products, Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Technology sales and licensing, IP auditing, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Resource allocation for IP management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement

Timo is an attorney with diverse and extensive experience in various fields of technology. He is well versed in the patenting of inventions related to mechanics, electronics, data communications, control, automation and software sectors as well as the processes related to utility models. Timo is also an expert in design rights and has an illustrative way of explaining to clients how design rights can be used, if necessary, to complement an invention’s IP protection. Timo previously worked as a patent engineer in the industrial sector. Timo’s expertise also includes the drafting of patent and utility model applications and the drawing up of IP strategies. He also assists clients in patent disputes and infringements and provides training in IP matters. During his career spanning more than two decades, Timo has protected products with patents all around the world, even in countries where Finnish enterprises rarely seek protection.

Electrical engineering, mechanics, electronics, data communications, software

timo.pitkanen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2346

Timo
Pursiainen

European Patent Attorney, Team Leader

Timo Pursiainen

Tampere

IOT / ICT, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, IP infringement

A very experienced patent attorney, Timo is in charge of the Machines&Chemistry patent team. Timo has nearly 25 years of experience as a patent attorney. In addition to drafting patent applications, Timo has extensive experience in evaluating inventions, conducting analyses related to a patent’s scope of protection and the development of IP strategy. Timo is a seasoned expert in patent infringement cases and he has participated in handling numerous disputes. Prior to joining Berggren, Timo spent about 10 years working in R&D in a large Finnish company in the field of automation.

Telecommunications, patent analyses, IP strategy, patent disputes, litigation

timo.pursiainen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2612

Erkki
Rahkonen

European Patent Attorney

Erkki Rahkonen

Jyväskylä, Lahti, Tampere, Seinäjoki

3D printing, Services, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions

Erkki has more than 20 years of wide-ranging experience as a patent attorney. Erkki specializes in mechanical engineering, such as hydraulics and various production machines and their smart control. Erkki provides comprehensive assistance related to the drafting and application processes of Finnish and international patents as well as European patent applications, working together with attorneys from different countries as necessary. The evaluation of inventions, monitoring, patent oppositions and appeals are also part of his work.

Mechanical engineering, hydraulics, studies and monitoring, opposition, invalidation, litigation

erkki.rahkonen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2615

Olli-Pekka
Saijonmaa

European Patent Attorney

Olli-Pekka Saijonmaa

Helsinki

Health, Materials, compounds and coatings, Natural resources and energy

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence

Throughout his long career as an attorney Olli-Pekka has formed long-lasting client relationships. Olli-Pekka has worked as an attorney in Finnish agencies, and most recently at Berggren, where he has been for over 20 years. His long-lasting client relationships that have developed over the years have brought him a deep understanding of how to protect and defend the technology of an invention. Olli-Pekka is a distinguished expert in his field and he takes care of his clients’ patenting process in a way that is sustainable for their business.

Chemistry, forest industry, paper, board

olli-pekka.saijonmaa@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2255

Paula
Sailas

Lawyer, European Trademark and Design Attorney, Service Manager (Trademarks)

Paula Sailas

Helsinki, Turku

Materials, compounds and coatings, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Food industry

Brands, Domain names, Copyrights, IP licensing, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices, Counterfeit products, Advertising and marketing, Agreements

Paula has nearly 20 years of diverse experience as an IP lawyer, particularly in managing trademark and domain matters. She assists our clients in all stages of the trademark life cycle, from the trademark selection process to trademark enforcement. Paula has extensive experience in settling trademark disputes both amicably and in various courts of law in Finland and elsewhere in Europe. Her job description also includes challenging consulting assignments related to IP agreements as well as copyright issues. Paula is actively involved in IP organizations and she frequently features as an expert in related media and events in Finland and abroad. She has participated in INTA and FICIPI activities and committees for several years.

Intellectual property rights, trademarks, copyright, domains, agreements, disputes and litigation

paula.sailas@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2228

Päivi
Salonen

European Trademark Attorney

Päivi Salonen

Turku

IOT / ICT, Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Public administration, Food industry

Brands, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Resource allocation for IP management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions

Päivi has more than 20 years of experience in intellectual property rights and wide-ranging expertise in managing the registration of trademarks in Finland and internationally. She advises our clients on trademark strategy, including trademark selection and the appropriate use of trademarks in business operations. Päivi also works closely with our IP lawyers to assist our clients in various trademark disputes.

Trademarks

paivi.salonen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2563

Sasu
Salonen

Patent Attorney

Sasu Salonen

Oulu

IOT / ICT, Health, Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Electronic devices, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, Novelty searches, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement

Sasu has 15 years of diverse experience as a patent attorney. His special fields of expertise include medical technology and inventions related to measuring techniques, electrical engineering and mechanics. Sasu assists clients in a wide range of patenting processes related to the drafting and global processing of patent applications as well as general IP consulting. Sasu conducts IP-related analyses and investigations, such as novelty searches, freedom to operate analyses and competitor monitoring. Prior to becoming an attorney, Sasu worked in radio technology R&D in a company in the mobile phone industry.

Radio technology, measuring techniques, medical technology, mathematical algorithms, electromagnetism, telecommunications, electrical engineering, mechanics

sasu.salonen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2116

Tarja
Selenius

Design Right Specialist

Tarja Selenius

Helsinki

Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Construction and infrastructure, Electronic devices, Food industry

Design and products, Technology and inventions, Monitoring solutions, Counterfeit products

Tarja is an IP expert specializing in protecting the results of creative work. She helps our clients protect new designs with design rights. With more than 30 years of experience related to design applications, she is a seasoned and versatile professional in design protection. Tarja understands the business objectives of industrial design and the designer’s standpoint.

Design right registration, EU and WIPO designs, national designs

tarja.selenius@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2373

Susanne
Somersalo

US Patent Attorney, Managing Director (Berggren LLP)

Susanne Somersalo

Hoboken, NJ, USA

Health, Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings

Technology and inventions, IP strategy, Novelty searches

Susanne is a patent attorney in the field of chemistry, specialized in biology, biochemistry, and applications in plant sciences. She is a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Turku, and she has also taken the Master of Intellectual Property Law degree in the United States, and passed the USPTO bar. For the last decade, Susanne has worked as a USPTO registered patent practitioner in two US IP-law firms. Her work has included managing US patenting processes for her clients. During this time, she has also worked as a foreign associate for Berggren, taking care of US applications for certain Berggren clients, as well as various surveys and analyses relating to patenting. Before her career as an attorney, Susanne acquainted herself with the commercialization of immaterial rights at Licentia Ltd, a company specializing in licensing for the University of Helsinki. Susanne is a well-recognized patent attorney in the field of chemistry, and she has also been active in positions of trust in the IP field. At Berggren, Susanne in based at the office of Berggren LLP in Hoboken, New Jersey, where she works closely with her Finnish colleagues on a daily basis.

Biology, chemistry, biotechnology

susanne.somersalo@berggren-usa.com

+1 (973) 353 8402

Eren
Sumer

US Patent Attorney

Eren Sumer

Hoboken, NJ, USA

Eren is a US patent agent specializing in chemistry, biochemistry and biotechnology. He has a B.Sc. in chemical engineering as well as a M.Sc. in biotechnology and medical engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and has been working as a US patent agent since 2014.

Telecommunications, signal processing, electronics

eren.sumer@berggren-usa.com

+1 973 353 8402

Hannu
Syrjälä

CEO

Hannu Syrjälä

Helsinki

IOT / ICT, Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Services, Entertainment and media, Electronic devices

IP strategy

Hannu has more than 20 years of experience in the management of expert organizations in several countries. In addition to international and strategic business management, Hannu is well versed in the management of product development processes of various scopes, as well as innovations. He has strong R&D management competence particularly in data administration, ICT and health care. He is familiar with the business challenges of global enterprises as well as startups, and he is an active member on the boards of a number of Finnish companies. Before joining Berggren as CEO, he had worked in the management of Instrumentarium, GE, and Tieto, among other firms. His closest associate is Pia Johansson, Executive Assistant, tel. +358 10 227 2338

Strategic management and international business, innovation and R&D process management, general management and compensation systems

hannu.syrjala@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2000

Johanna
Säteri

Lawyer

Johanna Säteri

Helsinki

Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Entertainment and media, Food industry

Brands, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices

Johanna assists our clients particularly in the area of trademark law, including the protection, monitoring and enforcement of trademarks, including litigation when necessary. Before joining Berggren in 2018, Johanna worked as a trademark attorney and as a Trainee District Judge. In addition to her studies at the University of Helsinki Faculty of Law, she has studied law at Middlesex University in London.

Trademarks, disputes and legal counselling in court proceedings

johanna.sateri@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2395

Tarja
Tchernych

Vice President (Legal, trademarks and design rights), Lawyer, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Tarja Tchernych

Helsinki, Mikkeli, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Oulu, Tampere, Turku

Materials, compounds and coatings, Services, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Entertainment and media, Food industry

Brands, Design and products, Copyrights, Trade secrects, IP licensing, Valuation, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, Risk assessments, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes, Unfair business practices

Tarja is in charge of Berggren’s Legal, trademarks and design rights business. She has wide-ranging experience in business law and intellectual property rights. She handles demanding IP assignments, with a particular focus on settling patent disputes for Finnish and international clients both amicably and in court. She also specializes in employee inventions, IP due diligence statements and the evaluation of patent portfolios. Before joining Berggren in 2008, Tarja spent more than a decade as a lawyer specializing in IP, contract law and business law, handling a large number of legal cases. Prior to that, she gained experience in the Supreme Administrative Court in relation to trademark and patent cases as well as administrative law.

Patents, trademarks, copyright, employee inventions including corporate guidelines, trade secrets, IP due diligence and statements, disputes and litigation

tarja.tchernych@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2306

Pirta
Tiiro

European Patent Attorney

Pirta Tiiro

Helsinki

Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Natural resources and energy, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement

A patent attorney in the Chemistry team, Pirta has versatile IP experience and specialized knowledge in applications related to the food and pharmaceutical industries. She assists her clients in protecting their inventions in Finland as well as abroad. For example, she carries out novelty searches and analyses relating to patentability, freedom to operate and scope of protection. She also handles assignments related to supplementary protection certificates for pharmaceuticals and plant protection agents. Pirta also participates in handling patent disputes and serves as an expert in legal proceedings related to patent infringement and invalidation. She has increased her expertise in patent law by completing training at Université Strasbourg III and she is authorized to practice before the Unified Patent Court. She also helps our clients effectively utilize their IP assets and draw up IP strategies. Having worked in the field since 1990, her previous positions include working as a patent engineer in a Finnish pharmaceutical company, a patent expert in an international food company and a patent attorney in a Finnish patent agency.

Biochemistry, biotechnology, organic chemistry, pharmaceutical industry, food industry, diagnostics, supplementary protection certificates, patent invalidation and infringement

pirta.tiiro@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2286

Jorma
Tuovinen

Patent Attorney

Jorma Tuovinen

Kuopio

Technology and inventions

With more than 19 years of experience as an attorney, Jorma has wide-ranging expertise in the patenting of inventions related to mechanical engineering and mechanics. He also has experience in using patents and utility models to protect numerous construction technology products and solutions. In addition, Jorma advises clients on more general issues related to the protection of inventions and provides assistance in dispute resolution (patents and utility models). Jorma’s career history includes spells as a researcher in sheet metal technology and product development engineer in the steel industry.

Mechanical engineering, machine automation, hydraulics, manufacturing technology, agricultural machinery, forest machinery, earthmoving machinery, physical metallurgy, construction technology

jorma.tuovinen@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2681

Jorma
Vanhala

European Patent Attorney, Vice President (Patents), Team Leader (Patents, Oulu)

Jorma Vanhala

Kuopio, Oulu, Seinäjoki

Materials, compounds and coatings, Consumer, retail and lifestyle, Industrial process technology, Vehicles, traffic and transportation, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Construction and infrastructure, Public administration, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP strategy, Novelty searches, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement, Disputes

Jorma has considerable experience in the field, particularly in solving the IP-related challenges faced by SMEs. Jorma handles processes related to the protection of clients’ inventions and he also conducts freedom to operate analyses and infringement analyses. He specializes in IP assignments related to mechanics, civil engineering, concrete technology, building engineering physics and cleantech. Jorma is also familiar with the research activities of universities. In addition to handling patenting processes, Jorma has drawn up IP strategies and participated in legal proceedings pertaining to IP disputes. Before joining Berggren, Jorma held teaching and research positions in the higher education sector.

Mechanics, civil engineering, concrete technology, construction products industry, mechanical engineering, HVAC technology, cleantech

jorma.vanhala@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2103

Susa
Vilkki

European Patent Attorney, Team Leader (Chemistry)


Susa Vilkki

Helsinki, Lahti

Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Natural resources and energy, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP management tools, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement

Susa is a patent attorney familiar with the world of academic research. Her areas of expertise are the biosciences, biochemistry, biology and applications in the fields of biotechnology and medicine. Susa is involved in the drafting and processing of patent applications in Finland and abroad and she conducts novelty searches and various investigations related to intellectual property rights. She conducts a comprehensive assessment of the client’s IP situation and finds business-driven solutions for start-ups as well as mature companies. Prior to joining Berggren in 2016, Susa worked as a patent attorney in a Finnish IP company and as a patent examiner at the Finnish Patent and Registration Office.

Biosciences, biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, diagnostics, medical applications, food industry, IP investigations and statements

susa.vilkki@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2220

Outi
Virtaharju

European Patent Attorney

Outi Virtaharju

Helsinki, Kuopio, Oulu

Health, Pharma (PharmaTech), Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Industrial process technology, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Food industry

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, IP needs assessment and plan, IP strategy, IP portfolio analysis and management, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement, Disputes

Before joining Berggren, Outi built a well-rounded career as a research scientist and a patent attorney at Finnish patent agencies and also as a patent manager at a Finnish industrial biotechnology company. She handles assignments related to the protection of technology in the fields of chemistry, biotechnology and biochemistry. She knows the IP processes of companies and has the ability to examine IP matters from various perspectives. Outi handles clients’ patenting processes and assists in matters related to the drafting of IP strategies. She also conducts various analyses and investigations and provides tailored training services.

Biotechnology and biochemistry, life sciences, pulp applications, employee inventions, litigation

outi.virtaharju@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2337

Jarkko
Vähäkangas

Patent Agent

Jarkko Vähäkangas

Oulu

Medical technology (MedTech), Materials, compounds and coatings, Mechanical devices and products, Natural resources and energy, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Novelty searches

Jarkko has more than seven years of research experience related to the modeling of catalytic reactions and the magnetic and optical properties of nanomaterials such as graphene and related materials. He has also specialized in optical measurements and calibrations as well as spectroscopy and spectral imaging. Jarkko provides versatile support for Berggren’s clients in the preparation and processing of patent applications and he also conducts novelty searches. Before joining Berggren, Jarkko worked in expert and product development roles in an optoelectronics company and as a university researcher.

Physics, chemistry, molecular and material physics, spectroscopy, optics, optoelectronics, drone and UAV imaging, hyperspectral cameras and imaging, various types of measurement and calibration, the processing of images and measurement data

jarkko.vahakangas@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2162

Sakari
Värilä

European Patent Attorney

Sakari Värilä

Helsinki

IOT / ICT, 3D printing, Medical technology (MedTech), Services, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Valuation, Infringement analysis, Technology sales and licensing, IP strategy, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, IP Due Diligence, IP infringement

Sakari is an experienced and widely recognized IP expert. His career as an attorney spans many years and he also has work experience related to R&D processes in industry. Sakari understands the commercial starting points of start-ups as well as the business objectives of global enterprises and the significance of IP in both types of scenarios. He helps pinpoint innovations and has the ability to proportion IP processes to organizations’ different business models. His expertise also includes the tasks of an outsourced patent engineer and external patent panelist. Sakari also appears as a professional expert witness and issues statements concerning patent technology in legal proceedings. Sakari identifies the most relevant issues in each case and offers flexible and tailored expert knowledge to support the successful achievement of goals. He is a member of domestic and international organizations and was on the Board of the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys for several years.

Telecommunications, software technology, signal processing, physics, mechanics, disputes, litigation, IP studies and strategies, dispute resolution

sakari.varila@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2381

Friederike
Weber

Patent Agent

Friederike Weber

Tampere

Technology and inventions

Friederike is skilled in patenting of inventions in the fields of mechanics, packaging and construction. Her areas of competence also include manufacturing and production technology. Friederike’s native language is German. Friederike has a broad range of experience as a patent engineer. Her previous employments include the positions of a development engineer as well as a designer of mechanical parts and a design models in industry. She has also made translations from Finnish and English into German for patent agencies. With Berggren, Friederike works in the Mechanics team, assisting in the drawing up of patent and utility model applications in the fields of her expertise, and making novelty searches.

friederike.weber@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 398

Pauliina
Wehkamp

Patent Attorney

Pauliina Wehkamp

Tampere

IOT / ICT, Medical technology (MedTech), Mechanical devices and products, Electronic devices

Technology and inventions, Infringement analysis, Novelty searches, Risk assessments, Monitoring solutions, IP infringement

Pauliina is a member of Berggren’s information technology team. She has extensive experience in helping clients with various matters related to intellectual property rights, such as patenting processes and the identification of inventions. Pauliina handles assignments related to software-based inventions as well as mechanical inventions. Before joining Berggren in 2007, Pauliina worked at Tampere University of Technology and at a start-up.

Medical technology, software, electronics

pauliina.wehkamp@berggren.fi

+358 10 227 2639

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