Pessi advises clients in commercial contracts and outsourcing, technology-related assignments including the application of artificial intelligence, protection of and transactions involving both personal and non-personal data, as well as intellectual property, with a particular focus on copyright and related rights. A certified information privacy professional, Pessi draws from his in-house experience to represent domestic and international clients in sectors ranging from ICT, media and creative industries to biotech and pharmaceuticals.

Prior Experience
Advising the Finnish mutual insurance companies Elo and Etera (now Ilmarinen) on their ICT outsourcing arrangements.
Advising Neste on the sale of its Kilpilahti electricity distribution network.
Advising Royal Unibrew on its DKK 3.3 billion acquisition of Hartwall, a leading Finnish beverage company.
Advising SOK Corporation on its 60% divestment of Hankkija to DLA Agro of Denmark.
Advising Intera Partners on creation of Finland’s largest chain of veterinary clinics.
Education Background
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Surrey, 2012
Master of Laws, University of Turku, 2009
Memberships and Affiliations
Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
European Intellectual Property Review, Country Correspondent
Finnish Copyright Society
Finnish IT Law Association
International Association of Privacy Professionals, CIPP/E
Finnish, English
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