MIKKOLA HEIDI

Director (Trademark Department), European Trademark Attorney

Heidi Mikkola is Director of the Trademark Department and European Trademark Attorney at Papula-Nevinpat. She is also a senior partner in the company.

Heidi started her IP career as a Trademark Attorney at Papula-Nevinpat in 1994. She 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.

Heidi has written a number of expert articles in major publications of the field, such as IP at the Border, Managing Intellectual Property, IP Strategy Yearbook, Getting the Deal Through Trademarks 2007.

Assistant

Tiina Turunen

Core expertise

Appeals
Foreign trademark registrations
Infringement issues
Oppositions
Trademark protection
Trademark strategies

Languages

Finnish, English, French, Swedish

Education

LL.M., University of Helsinki, 1994

Memberships

Finnish Anti-Counterfeiting Group, ECTA, INTA, Marques, SPAY (Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys), STY (Finnish association for the protection of intellectual property), Union

Assistant

Tiina Turunen