The pilot PPH-Mottainai and PCT-PPH bilateral programs between the EAPO and KIPO started on 1 January 2019 to enable work-sharing and accelerated treatment of patent applications at both offices.
European patent attorney Matti Ylitalo to strengthen Papula-Nevinpat’s IP team
European patent attorney Matti Ylitalo (M.Sc. (Tech.)) has been appointed patent attorney at Papula-Nevinpat on 2 May 2018. Before joining us, he worked as a patent attorney at a Finnish IP firm, and has experience in the field since 1998. He has also passed the European qualifying examination for European patent attorneys in 2010.
Matti has wide expertise as a patent attorney, specializing in various technical fields, such as mechanics, engineering materials, electronics, medical engineering, as well as power plant, automation and antenna technology.
“Matti is a great reinforcement to our high-performing team of IP experts: his many specialties and long experience enable him to think from our clients’ perspective in order to provide them a tailored service”, says Markku Simmelvuo, Managing Director.
”I’m very excited to join Papula-Nevinpat’s efficient and friendly team. Intellectual property plays a key role for a company to be successful and grow. Being one of the leading IP agencies in Finland, Papula-Nevinpat gives me the best tools to provide a comprehensive and high-quality service to our clients”, says Matti Ylitalo.
Matti works in the Mechanics and Physics Team at our Tampere office.
Papula-Nevinpat was founded in Finland more than 40 years ago. Today we serve many hundreds of companies from local startups to global Fortune 500s, in Finland and around the world, including the US and China. This makes us one of the largest trademark, design and patent agencies in Finland. Our head office is in Helsinki, with branch offices in Lappeenranta, Tampere and Pori. We also have a strong foothold in Eurasia, as the first foreign IP company to set up an office in Russia more than 20 years ago, and we continue to be the biggest foreign presence there. Other offices in the region include Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.