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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
Erik Viik has written articles in domestic and international publications on various intellectual property issues in Russia and Eurasia. In addition, Erik´s patent experience includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications.VIIK ERIKPatent Attorney
Juha Voutilainen is a registered patent attorney at Papula-Nevinpat. His duties include drafting patent applications, prosecuting patents and advising clients in their patenting questions.VOUTILAINEN JUHAPatent Attorney
Mikko Piironen is a European Patent Attorney at Papula-Nevinpat. His patent experience includes identifying and handling inventions, drafting and prosecuting patent applications.PIIRONEN MIKKOEuropean Patent Attorney
Riikka Palmos has twenty years of experience in trademarks in the territory of the former Soviet Union, including changes in the trademark legislation and practices, licensing and assignment of trademarks, protection of well-known trademarks, registration of domain names, infringement cases and registration processes in the Russian Patent Office.PALMOS RIIKKAAdministrative Director, European Trademark Attorney
Jarmo Tanskanen has for over 25 years prepared and handled patent applications all over the world, mainly concerning inventions in the technical field of mechanical engineering.TANSKANEN JARMOEuropean Patent Attorney, European Design Attorney
“Papula-Nevinpat has been our IP partner from the outset as a small startup to becoming an advanced entity with international reach. We’re really happy to be continuing this journey together with them.”