Folke Johansson leaving Nokia to start as Director at Papula-Nevinpat

30.9.2010
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
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.

www.papula-nevinpat.com
Media enquiries:

Papula-Nevinpat
Markku Simmelvuo, Managing Director
Tel. +358 40 545 4484

Papula-Nevinpat
Marika Kojo, Communications Manager
Tel. +358 400 816 384

 

News

PEPPA PIG won the appeal in Russia

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.

Papula-Nevinpat selected as one of the leading patent law firms in Europe by FT

We are thrilled to announce that Papula-Nevinpat has been selected as one of Europe’s leading patent law firms by the Financial Times. The latest listing is based on recommendations by clients and peers and compiled by the FT’s research partner Statista.

Helsinki head office closed for Midsummer 24 June 2022

Kindly note that our Helsinki head office will be closed for Midsummer 24 June 2022 and will be operational again on Monday 27 June 2022.

Official fees in EAPO to increase as of 1 July 2022

As of 1 July 2022, the Eurasian Patent Office increases official fees. In average, the official fees will be increased by 25 - 30%.