Folke Johansson, 45, M.Sc. (Eng.), has been appointed Director, Patents at Papula-Nevinpat as of 1 October 2010. Before joining Papula-Nevinpat, Johansson has held various senior positions in Nokia’s global IPR unit since 1995, latest as the Head of Nokia’s IPR team, Devices. Johansson has over 20 years of experience in the field of intellectual property rights (IPR).
”We are very happy to get a highly recognized IPR expert both in Finland and internationally to further strengthen our team of talented professionals. In his new position, Johansson will drive the development of our company’s customerships and our entire operational environment. He will bring in new experience and assets needed in application, dispute and IPR strategy matters”, said Markku Simmelvuo, Managing Director, Papula-Nevinpat.
Johansson commented on his new position: ”I am extremely excited to become part of the Papula-Nevinpat team dedicated to strengthening Papula-Nevinpat’s position as one of the leading patent and trademark agencies in Finland and Eurasia. This new role gives me a great opportunity to utilize my IPR experience and to expand my knowledge of the Finnish and international business environment. Papula-Nevinpat’s varied and international clientele offers me deep insight to various technological fields. I am confident that I will be able to introduce new operating models to Papula-Nevinpat’s customers as well as within the company.”
Papula-Nevinpat is a globally recognized patent, trademark and design agency. In addition to our Finland-based global operations, Papula-Nevinpat has a strong foothold in the Eurasian territory with local offices in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Our attorneys will help you secure your exclusive rights anywhere in the world.
Markku Simmelvuo, Managing Director
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Marika Kojo, Communications Manager
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