Castrén & Snellman’s Trademark Team Receive Gold Rankings in the WTR1000

Castrén & Snellman has once again been ranked as one of the leading law firms in Finland in the 2022 Edition of World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. In the 2022 survey, our firm was ranked in Tier 1 (Gold) Category in enforcement & litigation and prosecution & strategy.

According to the publication, Castrén & Snellman’s IP department receives effusive market praise, with numerous sources commenting on its growth rate, its service-mindedness and the quality of its output for some of the country’s most renowned brands. One source comments Castrén & Snellman as ‘an exceptional firm with even better trademark specialists’.

On the private practice side, WTR1000 ranked eight individuals in the gold tier and only six individuals as leading practitioners in anti-counterfeiting. Our firm’s partner, Head of IP Sakari Salonen, was again ranked in both of these individual top categories. Sakari is described as follows: ‘solid all-round IP expert who is simply amazing at everything he does.’

According to another client, Head of IP Prosecution Team Nina Mikander is ‘trustworthy, reliable and extremely skilled’.

Our IP & Tech litigation partner Kim Parviainen also received individual rankings. According to the publication, Parviainen is described as ‘smooth and effective negotiator’.

WTR1000 is the only independent definitive guide dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark professionals. The publication identifies the trademark industry’s talents in over 80 jurisdictions around the world. All the WTR1000 rankings for Finland can be found here.