Practices: Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

We represent clients on the creation, development, exploitation and enforcement of all forms of intellectual property. Our lawyers advise on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters ranging from complex patent and trade mark litigation and other forms of disputes, to commercial exploitation through distribution, franchising, licensing and other types of contractual arrangements. Other typical assignments include managing trade mark portfolios, advising clients on trade mark strategies, prosecuting oppositions and cancellations of registrations, and enforcing client trade marks. We also advise on advertising and marketing, as well as data protection and privacy matters.

Chambers Global 2013: “head of department Tuukka Airaksinen ‘is hands-on, always knows the details of a case intimately, and fights well in court’”

Chambers Global 2011: “delivers what we want with speedy response times”

Chambers Europe 2014:

“Very strong commercial advice and a responsive, proactive approach”

“Very adept in counterfeit matters”

Chambers Europe 2013: “Krogerus’ IP department continues to expand its presence and reputation in Finland, gaining new clients in IP litigation work, as well as in advisory assignments”

Chambers Europe 2011: “its [the team] lawyers have a broad skill set” and “efficient and co-operative service”

The Legal 500 2014: “Krogerus’ ‘client-centred approach is greatly appreciated’. Tuukka Airaksinen focuses on contentious IP matters and arbitration proceedings, managing international trade mark portfolios, prosecuting applications and oppositions, and advising clients on trade mark strategies”

The Legal 500 2013: “‘IP department provides ‘extremely quick and timely responses and has in-depth knowledge’”

The Legal 500 2011: “‘knowledgeable’ and ‘service-minded’ practice advising on all areas of IP”

Listed in WTR 1000 (2015) with a silver ranking for Krogerus and gold ranking for Tuukka Airaksinen, head of practice: “Top corporate law ensemble Krogerus has invested wisely in developing a strong IP capability that supports other firm departments, but also draws in clients independently”

WTR 1000 (2014): “commercial and pragmatic” Tuukka Airaksinen “is consistently very good – he has great confidence in what he says and you know he will always deal with a matter promptly and quickly”

Recommended by PLC Which Lawyer? 2011