Papula-Nevinpat official IP partner at Junction 2016, Europe’s leading hackathon


Papula-Nevinpat is proud to be part of this year’s Junction as the official IPR partner. Junction, Europe’s biggest hackathon takes place 25 – 27 November 2016 at Wanha Satama in Katajanokka, Helsinki, Finland.

“Junction 2016 is about innovation and entrepreneurship: 1 200 developers, designers and entrepreneurs from across the world gather together to work and solve challenges that partner companies provide. As the goal is to establish new innovative actual projects, it is important to keep also intellectual property rights in mind”, says Teemu Lang, CDO, Papula-Nevinpat. “Papula-Nevinpat has a long and wide experience in working with startups. We want to help them understand how extremely important it is to take care of IP rights from the outset of a new business.”

Partners of Junction include for example UPM, Tieto and Nokia from Finland and GE, Twitter and Skype. This year the emphasis is on virtual reality, other focus areas include Internet of Things and healthtech.

Junction is Europe’s leading hackathon and a converging point for developers, designers, and entrepreneurs from across the world. Junction is a non-profit event organized by Aalto Entrepreneurship Society (Aaltoes).

Read more about Junction.logo_main_blackJunction



Celebrating our global IP network at an Evening of Elegance with Laura Mikkola in Seattle during INTA

On 19 May 2018 in Seattle in connection with INTA’s 140th Annual Meeting, we will host an Evening of Elegance with the Finnish pianist Laura Mikkola at the spectacular Benaroya Hall in Seattle.

Folke Johansson, Markku Simmelvuo and Marina Smirnova selected WIPR Leaders 2018

The results are based on nominations from industry peers. WIPR Leaders ranks the leading IP practitioners in the world, listing over 1,700 lawyers.

Will parallel imports become entirely legal in Russia?

Parallel import has been thus far considered illegal, but a new wave of decisions started in 2017 when the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) issued a warning notice to Daimler AG, Renault, KYB Corporation and YD-Diagnostics.

Markku Simmelvuo from Papula-Nevinpat selected as IP person of the year 2017

Our managing director Markku Simmelvuo was selected as the IP person of the year 2017 at the IPR Gala organized by IPR University Center on Friday, 26 January 2018 in Helsinki, Finland.