Papula-Nevinpat recognized again as one of the Finland’s top patent firms in the 2023 edition of IAM Patent 1000


Seven Papula-Nevinpat patent attorneys identified as top patent practitioners in Finland

Papula-Nevinpat has once again been ranked as one of the leading patent firms in Finland in the 2023 edition of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals – in the patent prosecution category.

According to the publication, ‘Papula-Nevinpat is a top IP firm in Finland. From early IP assessments to support in litigation proceedings, the set offers comprehensive patent portfolio management for start-ups and large established companies. Papula-Nevinpat boasts a brilliant partner network that successfully manages portfolios across the US and Eurasian countries.’

The publication stated the following about our patent attorneys: Managing director Markku Simmelvuo draws on his extensive expertise in handling Russian and Eurasian patent office procedures, as well as profound knowledge of the IT, telecommunications and electronics sectors. “Folke Johansson is one of the best in his field. The extremely talented and experienced attorney leads a strong team of specialists with technical versatility. His practice offers secure patent portfolio management, paired with robust technical and strategic support in contentious and commercial matters.”

“A trusted partner for ICT- and electrical engineering-related prosecution work”, Tomi Konkonen has a client-centric approach and knowledge of government procedure, informed by time spent at Finland’s National Board of Patents and Registrations and his in-house experience at Nokia.

By his side, “Matti Brax has a brilliant grasp of complex technical details which he utilises when drafting top-quality, comprehensive patent applications.” On the mechanics and physics front, Jukka Korhonen capitalises on his vast expertise and experience as an opto-electronics and measurement technology research scientist when advising clients. “Cooperation with Korhonen is smooth, flexible and productive. His ability to translate engineering language into clear patent applications is impressive. He generalises the original idea presented by the R&D team to ensure that the coverage of the final granted patent always ends up becoming wider.”

Chemistry and process technology ace Linda Norrgård assists patrons in mineral processing, metallurgy and bioplastics with every possible patent procedure. She takes the lead for one of the firm’s largest patrons.

Satu Lehesranta is a go-to patent attorney for support during litigation involving the life sciences and pharmaceuticals sector. Lehesranta is excellent at explaining complex technical matters in a way that lawyers can easily understand, and her inquisitive approach allows her to delve quickly beneath many layers, to unearth the heart of every invention.”

We want to thank all of our clients and colleagues for all the work we have done together to achieve these recognitions.

See all IAM Patent 1000 rankings in Finland on the IAM website.



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