Markku Simmelvuo, chairman of Finnish Patent Attorneys for 2008

3.3.2008
Managing Director Mr Markku Simmelvuo was selected as the chairman of the board of the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys (SPAY) at their autumn meeting of 20 November 2007. At the same time, he was selected as the chairman of the Association.

The Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys is an association for professionals operating in the field of industrial property rights, and it was founded in 1928. The SPAY members are experienced and qualified attorneys who attend to their clients interests in the best possible ways and maintain high standards of professional ethics in the performance of their duties.

SPAY cooperates actively with various authorities for the development of industrial property rights. Their link with the professionals of this field in 70 other countries is FICPI (Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle), founded in 1906. Through its membership in FICPI, SPAY is involved as an observer and a consultant in many international forums.

 

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