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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.
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In trademark as well as patent firm rankings in Finland, Papula-Nevinpat continues in the top tiers in Managing Intellectual Property’s IP STARS 2022, the guide to the world’s leading IP firms and practitioners.
A rightsholder’s size and patent footprint may help decide whether they participate in the new patent and court, explain Folke Johansson and Tomi Konkonen of Papula-Nevinpat. Read the article in the latest issue of the World Intellectual Property Review (issue 2/2022).
Papula-Nevinpat recognized again as one of the Finland’s top patent firms in the 2022 edition of IAM Patent 1000
Papula-Nevinpat has once again been ranked as one of the leading patent firms in Finland in the 2022 edition of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals – in the patent prosecution category. Six Papula-Nevinpat patent attorneys identified as top patent practitioners in Finland.
In early March this year the Kirov Court in Russia rejected a trademark and copyright infringement action and claim for damages raised by Entertainment One UK Limited. This decision was then appealed, and on 21 June 2022 the Appeal Court issued a decision overturning the decision of the Kirov Court in Russia.
We protect your IP rights with more than 150 experts
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 HEIDIAdministrative Director, Lawyer, European Trademark 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 ANNIKKILawyer, Trademark 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
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
Timo Helino counsels clients on creating and developing their industrial property rights strategies. Timo has also successfully represented our Finnish clients in opposition and appeal processes as well as in litigation proceedings at different levels at Court.HELINO TIMOSenior Counsel