KONKONEN TOMI

Team Leader, ICT and Electrical Engineering, European Patent Attorney

Tomi Konkonen works as Team Leader for Papula-Nevinpat´s ICT and Electrical Engineering Team and he is a European Patent Attorney. He is also a partner in the company.

Tomi began working in IPR more than 15 years ago. His career started at the National Boards of Patents and Registrations of Finland. He then moved to a post as a patent engineer with Nokia IPR.

In 2002, Tomi moved to work in a private practice. He continued studying and, after spending some time at the European Patent Office in Munich, qualified as a European patent attorney in 2006. 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.

Publications

  • Rubicon Personal IP Contributor
  • Enforcement of Patents in Finland, IAM Patents in Europe 2008
  • Patentin Suoja-Alasta – Suuntaviiva-Ajattelun Nousu ja Tuho, Defensor Legis   N:o 5/2007
  • Suomalaisella ja Saksalaisella Hyödyllisyysmallilla on Oleellinen Ero, Defensor Legis N:o 1/2010

Core expertise

Mechanical technology
Telecommunications technology
Electronics
Radio and television technology
Radio technology
Software engineering
Appeals
Dispute issues
Patent management consultation
Infringement issues
Oppositions

Languages

English, Finnish

Education

Certificate on Patent Litigation in Europe at the Université Strasbourg III, Ceipi-Epi, 2013 M. Sc. (Elect. Eng.) Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University), 2000

Memberships

Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office, Finnish member of the Professional Education Committee, EPI The association of Finnish Patent Attorneys, Finnish Association for Corporate Patent Agents