Henri Kaikkonen focuses on disputes and legal advisory concerning intellectual property, marketing and technology. Mr Kaikkonen has advised clients on numerous contentious matters regarding trademarks, patents, copyrights, designs, trade secrets, licensing, ownership of IP, counterfeits, advertising and unfair business practices. His experience covers legal proceedings before civil, criminal and special courts, and arbitral tribunals. He also counsels in IP strategy and prosecution, marketing and consumer protection, and various agreements concerning technology and ICT.
Prior to joining Krogerus, Mr Kaikkonen worked as an attorney at a boutique business law firm, as a seconded legal counsel for a global technology corporation and as an associate lawyer for an international law firm.
Chambers Europe 2019 (Intellectual Property): "Sources highlight him as 'very technically talented.'"
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2018, 2019: Ranked as a recommended lawyer for intellectual property.
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2017: Ranked as a recommended lawyer for intellectual property. Henri Kaikkonen ’handles operations quickly’.
IAM Patent 1000, 2019: Ranked as a leading individual for patent litigation and transactions. Henri Kaikkonen presides over a broad IP practice. Active across the IP spectrum, he advises on IP protection and strategy but is at his best in contentious scenarios.
IAM Patent 1000, 2018: Ranked as a leading individual for patent litigation and transactions. Henri Kaikkonen “excels in identifying the relevant issues and explaining them concisely and comprehensibly. He understands the technology and has a particular talent for the work”.
IAM Patent 1000, 2017: Ranked as a leading individual for patent litigation. ”An extremely fast learner who can quickly form connections between a product and what is important from an IP protection perspective”, Kaikkonen provides advice which is “priceless for internationally focused entrepreneurs”.
WTR 1000, 2019: Ranked as a leading individual for trademark matters. The “sharp and forward-looking lawyer” provides “practical and beneficial legal guidance”. “He is precise and reliable and his work is of excellent quality.”
WTR 1000, 2018: Ranked as a leading individual for trademark matters. “Henri Kaikkonen handles EU and Finnish trademark matters with exceptional skill”. He puts his silky negotiation talents to good use in IP monetisation and litigation, and leverages bountiful experience handling unconventional and complex cases. “Sharp and forward looking, he keeps up with all relevant legal and technological developments. His work is very precise and he always responds quickly.”
WTR 1000, 2017: Ranked as a leading individual for trademark matters. ”One to look out for in the future”.
WTR 1000, 2016: Ranked as a leading individual for trademark matters. Commercially savvy Henri Kaikkonen is an “extremely talented” advocate.
EU-mallin loukkaus ei ole teollisoikeusrikos – oikeustapauskommentti (IPRinfo 4/2015) (Available only in Finnish)
Anti-Counterfeiting – A Global Guide, Finnish Section (The World Trademark Review 2014) (co-author)
Finnish Bar Association
Finnish AIPPI Group
Finnish Anti-Counterfeiting Group (secretary of the board 2012-2014, board member 2012-2016)
Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights
Finnish IT Law Association
Master of Laws, University of Turku (2011)
Law studies at University of Sheffield, UK (2009)