We have listed the six major changes that came into force on 3 July 2018. The objective of the amendments is to modernize the existing legislation, and to simplify the trademark registration process.
Papula-Nevinpat to partner with HealthSPA, the Finnish health startup association
Papula-Nevinpat partners with HealthSPA, the Finnish health startup association, to raise awareness about the importance of IP rights in early-stage businesses where innovations and new technologies play a central role.
Papula-Nevinpat offers the members of HealthSPA free consulting on the best ways to support a new business with IP rights, such as patents, utility models, trademarks or design rights.
“Planning an IP strategy as early as possible is important to the success of a startup. Now our members can have free consulting with the experts from our new partner Papula-Nevinpat, who have wide experience in IP issues and technology relating to the health care and wellbeing industry, such as health care devices, wearables, electronics, software solutions, diagnostics and advanced biomaterials”, says Hanna Vartia, Director, HealthSPA ry.
“Health and wellbeing startups are part of a very exciting and important global theme, where a lot of effort is put to explore how our lives can be made healthier, safer and more comfortable. We are very proud to have the opportunity to support companies to succeed by offering our expertise in IP matters to the benefit of new health innovations and projects”, says Satu Lehesranta, European Patent Attorney, Papula-Nevinpat.
The Finnish health startup association, HealthSPA, is Finland’s most advanced health&wellbeing startup ecosystem booster. We are a non-profit organization supporting early-stage companies to grow by creating important contacts with industry, investors, media and industry experts. HealthSPA is also the founder and organizer of Upgraded Life Festival, Nordics biggest health startup event which will be held again on 25 – 26 April 2017.
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