07/06/2019

Castrén & Snellman’s Patent Team Recognised as One of Finland’s Top Practices in the 2019 Edition of IAM Patent 1000

Castrén & Snellman has once again been ranked as one of the leading law firms in Finland in the 2019 Edition of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Professionals - in the patent litigation and transactions categories.

In the patent litigation category, the publication stated that Head of IP Sakari Salonen ‘really understands the business side of intellectual property and anticipates what his clients need’, and ‘he’s brilliant on the law and very easy to work with’. Life Sciences head Hanna Paloheimo was described as ‘an industry insider with a blend of patent and regulatory expertise’.

According to the publication, ‘experienced litigators Salonen and Paloheimo are currently handling pharmaceutical marketing authorisation matters, patent infringement preliminary injunction proceedings, multifaceted IP enforcement actions, utility model invalidations and employee invention disputes’.

As regards the transactional side, Private Equity & Venture Capital specialist Kimmo Rekola ‘has overseen numerous sales and acquisitions between Finnish and international parties’.

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.