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Supplementary protection certificate extends the patent term by up to five and a half years – but who’s entitled?
The term of a pharmaceutical or plant production patent can be extended by a maximum of 5 years, up to 25 years altogether. Who is entitled and under which conditions? To find out read the blog by our experts Katja Feiring and Erja Partio.
Folke Johansson, who heads our firm’s patent department, and Markku Simmelvuo, our Managing Director, were both ranked in the patent category in Finland. In Russia, Marina Smirnova was ranked in both the patent and trademark categories.
We protect your IP rights with more than 150 experts
Alexandr Bilyk is the author in 4 scientific publications. His patent experience includes prosecuting patent applications in Russia and the Eurasian countries.BILYK ALEXANDRPatent Attorney
Dmitry Cherkas works at Russian office since 2008 when he joined Papula-Nevinpat as a patent specialist. His patent experience includes prosecuting patent applications in Russia and the Eurasian countries.CHERKAS DMITRYPatent Attorney (Russian and Eurasian)
Heidi Mikkola has twenty years of experience in trademark protection, registration processes and infringement cases in Finland and the Western Countries (EU and USA). In addition, Heidi is profoundly familiar with the trademark legislation and practices of Russia and the CIS countries.MIKKOLA HEIDIDirector (Trademark Department), European Trademark Attorney
Anssi Tullila started working at Papula-Nevinpat in 1998. He has extensive experience in identifying and handling inventions, drafting and prosecuting patent applications.TULLILA ANSSIEuropean Patent Attorney
Annikki Hämäläinen is currently responsible for foreign trademark registrations, international trademarks, infringement cases, agreements, disputes, oppositions, appeals and counterfeit cases in Russia and CIS countries.HÄMÄLÄINEN ANNIKKITrademark Attorney