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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.
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Markku is an active contributor to Finnish as well as international IP organizations in order to develop and promote the Finnish patent expertise and the entire IP field. Markku is currently president of the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys, and a member of the Board of the Finnish AIPPI Group. He is also a member of the Finnish Industrial Property Group, organized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.SIMMELVUO MARKKUManaging Director, European Patent Attorney
Jussi Mikkola is responsible for preliminary examinations, Finnish and foreign trademark registrations, international trademarks, agreements, disputes, domain names, counterfeit cases, oppositions and appeals. He is also authorized to represent clients before all courts in Finland.MIKKOLA JUSSIEuropean Trademark Attorney
Marina Smirnova is a Patent and Trademark Attorney and a partner at Nevinpat, St. Petersburg. She has worked with patents and trademarks since 1985, and regularly participates in international conferences such as AIPPI, INTA, PTMG, ECTA, Marques.SMIRNOVA MARINAPatent and 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
Timo joined Papula-Nevinpat in 2017. He works at our office in Tampere, offering IP services for customers in the Pirkanmaa, Satakunta, Central Finland, Savo, and Ostrobothnia regions.KUOSMANEN TIMOEuropean Patent Attorney