Papula-Nevinpat recognized as one of the top patent firms both in Finland and Russia in the 2019 edition of IAM Patent 1000

10.6.2019

Papula-Nevinpat has again been ranked as one of the top patent firms both in Finland and Russia in the patent prosecution category of the 2019 edition of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

“The firm is well managed and is more business-oriented than other agencies”, credit for which goes to managing director – and president of the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys – Markku Simmelvuo. He is a master of protection in the Eurasia region and is extremely well connected internationally – a good choice, then, for cross-border instructions.

Further according to the publication, “The´big and professional´ Finnish firm Papula-Nevinpat continues to impress the rest of the Russian market – the first foreign IP company to enter the country, it now has more than 20 years’ experience in serving Eurasian clients. Papula-Nevinpat’s clients cannot go far wrong with its astute advice”.

About Folke Johansson, who is our Patent Department’s director and European patent attorney, the publication says: “Highlighted by some of Finland’s leading lawyers, Folke Johansson is an authority on innovation in the telecoms industry. The former Nokia man is “extremely service minded and great to work with as a technical expert”.

Also the team leader of our ICT and Electrical Engineering team, Tomi Konkonen, has been recognized. According to the publication, Tomi Konkonen “who is also an ex-Nokia dynamo, helms the electrical engineering practice”.

IAM Patent 1000 is the definite directory identifying the top patent practitioners among patent service providers in key jurisdictions around the globe. See all IAM Patent 1000 rankings in Finland and the rankings in Russia on the IAM website.

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