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Borenius

Intellectual Property

2 ranked lawyersBand 1FinlandEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Formidable practice that offers proven capabilities across a huge range of IP law topics. Advises on trade mark litigation and enforcement, patent litigation, franchising and licensing. Recognised for its focus on blue-chip clients within life sciences, with an impressive client list that includes several major global generic pharmaceutical companies. Also acts for clients on copyright matters. Represents clients at all levels of the Finnish court system including the Court of Helsinki, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.

Strengths

Market sources recognise the team's strength in contentious IP matters, with one client attesting to its "deep knowledge of the material."

Work highlights

Represented SodaStream in a trade mark infringement dispute against MySoda.

Notable practitioners

Clients attest that Ben Rapinoja "can provide concise, on-the-spot answers and a good picture of the strengths and weaknesses relating to the claims." He is acknowledged for his expertise in patent litigation and also assists clients with copyright and trade mark infringements as well as relevant injunctions.

Lasse Laaksonen advises on patent infringement, trade secrets and regulatory matters. One client sees him as an "absolutely brilliant litigator."

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Overview

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.

Intellectual Property

Borenius

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Location

Eteläesplanadi 2

Helsinki

Uusimaa

Finland

FI-00130

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Finland

Intellectual Property


Ben Rapinoja
Band 1
Lasse Laaksonen
Band 3