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About

Provided by Borenius

Borenius’ Intellectual Property practice is at the undisputed top of the jurisdiction, and we count many of Finland’s leading IP experts amongst our team members. We offer clients the complete range of services for acquiring, protecting, enforcing, defending, and commercialising all types of intellectual property rights. We advise our clients on a wide range of strategic IP issues, commercial agreements, employee invention policies, and freedom-to-operate and validity opinions as well as on trade secrets related matters.

Our versatile team of IP litigation experts has secured winning results for clients in several landmark cases involving disputes related to patents, trademarks, copyright, and unfair business practices. In addition to litigating cases before domestic courts, we are well versed in arbitration proceedings.

We continuously assist well-known brand owners and clients engaged in the manufacture, wholesale and retail of goods with the drafting of manufacturing, licensing, distribution, agency, franchising and merchandising agreements. Some of the key market sectors include electronics, ICT, chemicals, cosmetics, pharma and food industries. Our expertise, long-term commitment, and ability to find creative solutions in all aspects of intellectual property have been acknowledged by leading ranking institutions.

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What the team is known for

Borenius is a formidable practice that offers strong capabilities across a huge range of IP law topics. The team advises on trade mark litigation and enforcement, patent litigation, franchising and licensing. Lawyers in the firm are recognised for their focus on blue-chip clients within life sciences, with an impressive client list that includes several major global generic pharmaceutical companies. Borenius also acts for clients on copyright matters. The law firm represents clients at all levels of the Finnish court system including the Court of Helsinki, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.

Work Highlights

Provided by Borenius
  • Represented Sandvik in appeal proceedings against Epiroc relating to the granting of a patent to Sandvik.

Notable Practitioners

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Ben Rapinoja
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Ben Rapinoja
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Ben Rapinoja is well regarded for his extensive expertise in patent litigation while also advising clients on copyright and trade mark infringements, as well as relevant injunctions. "He appreciates the wider strategy when running Finnish litigation and provides clear advice on what arguments are likely to sit well," reports one client.

Lasse Laaksonen
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Lasse Laaksonen
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Lasse Laaksonen assists clients with matters related to patent infringement, marketing regulations and trade secrets. "His advice is sound and very consistent," according to one interviewee.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Ben Rapinoja
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Ben Rapinoja
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Lasse Laaksonen
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Lasse Laaksonen
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