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Competition/European Law - Finland
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Compliance; Competition and State Aid; Intellectual Property and Data Protection; Economics; Healthcare; Technology and Innovations; Life Sciences; Policy and Regulation
Mikko focuses his practice on competition law, state aid, technology law and intellectual property rights. He is considered to be one of the leading experts in the field of regulated industries, including healthcare and pharma, energy and natural resources, media and software. Mikko has co-authored a leading treatise on competition law and recently authored an in-depth analysis of the Finnish healthcare system. His most recent book discusses state aid regulation in the European Union.
Avance Attorneys Ltd, Partner 2012-
Ministry of Employment and the Economy, State Secretary (Economic affairs) (2008-2009)
Microsoft Finland Oy, Director of Information Society Relations (2007-2008)
Economic Policy Adviser to the Finnish Prime Minister (2005-2007)
European Commission, Member of Commissioner Rehn’s Cabinet (2004-2005)
Prime Minister’s Office, EU-secretariat, Special Advisor (Energy, Transport, Telecommunications) (2003-2004)
Roschier Attorneys Ltd., Senior Associate (2000-2003, 2009-2010)
College of Europe, Bruges, LL.M. (2000)
University of Helsinki, LL.M. (1998)
Preparing Doctoral Thesis on “Market Access and Role of State in the European Union”
European Law Association (board member), Finnish Competition Law Association. Mikko is also a member of the Finnish Bar.