14/06/2018

Castrén & Snellman’s Patent Team Recognised as One of Finland’s Top Practices in the 2018 Edition of IAM Patent 1000

Castrén & Snellman has once again been ranked as one of the leading law firms in Finland in the 2018 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, ‘Castrén & Snellman is in a prime position to handle any complex instruction sent its way’.

As regards the patent litigation category, the publication stated that Head of IP Sakari Salonen ‘is a rising star in his field’, and he is ‘dynamic and easy to work with, whose strategic legal mind is in high demand among clients across the industrial spectrum’. Life Sciences head Hanna Paloheimo was described ‘imposing technical competences in the life sciences sector, to which she is of the utmost worth in high-value matters’.

As regards the transactional side, Head of Private Equity & Venture Capital Kimmo Rekola ‘is known for his meticulous oversight at the negotiation table.’ Rekola was described as ‘a well-seasoned player in corporate finance, and he knows how to drive a hard bargain and ultimately achieves rewarding outcomes’.

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.

These rankings highlight the quality and expertise of our intellectual property practice  and our commitment to provide unique IP solutions. See all IAM Patent 1000 rankings in Finland on IAM website