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We are experts in IP protection with over 40 years experience, including a strong history of close to 30 years in Russia and Eurasia. We were the first foreign IP company in Russia and continue to be one of the biggest foreign IP operator there.
We are your portal to the Russia-Eurasia region.
Russia continues to adopt countermeasures against the sanctions imposed on Russia. One of the most recent countermeasures concerning intellectual property rights is the Decree-Law of March 2022 which legalized parallel import of certain goods into Russia.
We protect your IP rights with more than 150 experts
In addition to the time spent in Munich, Tomi also completed the Certificate on Patent Litigation in Europe at the Université Strasbourg III for the right to represent a client at the Unified Patent Court. In 2010, Tomi moved to an international patent attorney company and returned back to Finland in 2014.KONKONEN TOMITeam Leader, ICT and Electrical Engineering, European Patent Attorney
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 a member of the Finnish Industrial Property Group, organized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. He is also a member of the Standing Advisory Committee before the European Patent Office (SACEPO).SIMMELVUO MARKKUManaging Director, European Patent Attorney
Martta’s special expertise covers products and innovations related to bioeconomy and circular economy, and protection of such innovations with patents. Martta has several years of practical experience in a startup’s IP needs, IP strategy and requirements for commercializing new products. She is familiar with the needs and questions startup companies may have concerning IP rights.ASIKAINEN MARTTAPatent Specialist
Jyrki has more than 20 years of experience in working as a patent attorney. His expertise includes evaluating inventions, drafting and prosecuting patent and utility model applications in Finland and abroad, handling opposition and appeal cases, and providing technical statements in patent-related proceedings. Jyrki has also participated in several court cases in the role of a technical patent expert.NISSINEN JYRKIEuropean Patent Attorney
Irmeli Nokkanen joined Papula-Nevinpat in 2007 as Design Attorney and she is responsible for design protection issues. Irmeli lectures and speaks at conferences especially about EU and RU design protection systems, different ways to protect new designs, design portfolio management, global design protection strategies and enforcement.NOKKANEN IRMELILawyer, European Design Attorney, European Trademark 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.”