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Kalle Hynönen serves as head of the firm's Intellectual Property practice group. He advises clients on intellectual property, telecommunications, media and technology assignments and has broad expertise in the field of copyrights and contractual matters relating to intellectual property and technology. Mr Hynönen also provides counsel on data protection and privacy, and he is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E). Prior to joining Krogerus, Mr Hynönen worked as an in-house counsel at a leading European media and learning solutions corporation. He advised the corporation’s television, online and learning solution operations, and acted as an IPR counsel.
Chambers Global 2019 (Intellectual Property): "Clients highlight Kalle Hynönen as 'a natural born leader' who is 'very effective, very detail-oriented and listens to requests.'"
Endorsed in Chambers Europe 2019 (Intellectual Property)
Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS (2018): "Hynönen is a 'responsive and versatile' lawyer who understands IP issues faced by companies in the TMT sector."
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2019 (Intellectual Property): Ranked as a Recommended Lawyer
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2016 (Intellectual Property): Ranked as a recommended lawyer for intellectual property. "Kalle Hynönen is a rising star."
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2015 (TMT): Ranked as a recommended lawyer for technology, media and telecommunications. "Krogerus fields a highly recommended team that gives ‘accurate and strategic advice’. Kalle Hynönen, former IP counsel at Sanoma, recently joined the team, which includes Juha-Pekka Katainen and Mika Puittinen, who are ‘especially good negotiators.’"
Legal 500 (EMEA) 2014 (Intellectual Property): Ranked as a recommended lawyer for intellectual property. “Senior associate Kalle Hynönen joined from Sanoma in February 2014.”
WTR 1000, 2019: Ranked as a leading individual for trademark matters. "Kalle Hynönen leads the department with verve. Hynönen has in-house counsel experience at a leading European media and a learning solutions corporation on his résumé and is absolutely in sync with his clients."
Content Portability and Beyond (IPPRO The Internet, issue 91, 2016)
Selailu jatkukoon – Meltwater-ratkaisu ja hankala kopion käsite (IPRinfo, 3/2014) (available only in Finnish)
On and Beyond Hyperlinking: Svensson Decision and the Right of Communication to Public (IPRinfo, 2/2014)
No More Mere Conduit? Abandoning Net Neutrality and Its Possible Consequences on Internet Service Providers’ Content Liability (Journal of World Intellectual Property, Vol. 16, 1-2, 2013)
Tiivis esitys välittäjän tekijänoikeusvastuusta (book review of Pihlajarinne: Internetvälittäjä ja tekijänoikeuden loukkaus) (IPRinfo, 5/2012) (available only in Finnish)
Media-ala kansainvälistyy – Next Media vastaa haasteeseen (IPRinfo, 5/2012) (co-author) (available only in Finnish)
Pelkkää siirtotoimintaa? Verkkoneutraliteetti ja operaattorin sisältövastuu (IPRinfo, 4/2012) (available only in Finnish)
Finnish Bar Association
The Finnish AIPPI Group
The Finnish Copyright Society
Finnish IT Law Association
Master of Laws in Intellectual Property Law, London School of Economics and Political Science (2012)
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (2006)