06/06/2017

Castrén & Snellman Highly-Ranked in the 2017 Edition of IAM Patent 1000

Castrén & Snellman has once again been ranked as one of the leading law firms in Finland in the 2017 Edition of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Professionals - in the patent litigation and transactions categories. According to the publication, ‘the IP squad at full-service commercial player Castrén & Snellman casts a long shadow on the patent landscape’. Clients describe our IP specialists as ‘hardworking professionals who are always easy to reach and fun to work with’. 

As regards the patent litigation category, the publication stated that ‘rising star in the field of patents’ Sakari Salonen's contentious experience spans a multitude of sectors and his strategic nous puts him in high demand’. Life sciences head Hanna Paloheimo was described as going ‘above and beyond for clients in the pharmaceuticals, food and health technology industries’. 

As regards the transactional side, head of the private equity and venture capital Kimmo Rekola has seldom-matched experience coordinating high-value deals. 

IAM Patent 1000 is a unique guide that identifies the top patent practitioners in the patent prosecution, transactions and litigation fields in key jurisdictions around the globe. Only those individuals identified by market sources for their exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent matters feature in the IAM Patent 1000. See all IAM Patent 1000 rankings in Finland on IAM website.

Castrén & Snellman’s Intellectual Property practice is one of the strongest in Finland. Our versatile team of IP lawyers and specialists cover every area of IP, from protection to commercialisation and enforcement. Earlier this year, Castrén & Snellman was ranked as a leading IP firm by Chambers & Partners, the Legal 500, World Trademark Review 1000 and Managing IP.