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WTR 1000 2018 rankings have been published

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 2018 rankings have been published. Eversheds Sutherland is commended in the following categories in Finland: enforcement and litigation prosecution and strategy Partners Tuukka Airaksinen and Petteri Häkkänen are recognized among the best in their field: ” The firm recruited former Krogerus IP head Tuukka Airaksinen in September 2017 – a

read more / 25.1.2018

Madrid System expands: Thailand and Indonesia the newest members

Thailand and Indonesia have now joined the international trademark system by signing the Madrid Protocol. The cost-effective system can be used to apply for trademark protection in Thailand as of 7 November 2017 and in Indonesia as of 2 January 2018. The Madrid Protocol refers to a treaty administered by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual

read more / 13.11.2017

Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. and Heinonen & Co invite leading IP Star Tuukka Airaksinen as Partner

Attorney at Law Tuukka Airaksinen has been invited to become a Partner of Eversheds Attorneys Ltd as of 1 October 2017. He joins the Eversheds Sutherland intellectual property team from Krogerus Attorneys Ltd where he has been heading the IP practice as a Partner for several years. He has also worked with the EUIPO as

read more / 25.9.2017

Heinonen & Co’ and Eversheds’ patent expertise recognized in IAM Patent 1000 ranking of 2017

Eversheds’ / Heinonen & Co’ IPR and patent specialists have once again received recognition in the IAM Patent 1000 ranking. The results of 2017 emphasize the significant strengthening of Eversheds’ / Heinonen & Co’ patent expertise. European Patent Attorney and IPR Attorney Juhani Kupiainen’s versatile expertise is praised as follows: ”Juhani brings extensive expertise in

read more / 9.6.2017

Heinonen’s experts into the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys

Attorney at Law, Specialist Counsel, Trademark Attorney Kati Rantala and European Trademark and Design Attorney Kitty Zarbock have been accepted as members of the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys. At the same time, the Association accepted Associate Minna Hokkanen and Patent Agents Kalle Koskisto and Akseli von Koch as junior members. Established in 1928, the

read more / 7.6.2017

Managing IP – Eversheds/Heinonen on Tier 1 also in copyrights!

The Managing IP 2017 Copyright ranking has now been published. Eversheds/Heinonen & Co reached Tier 1 also in this field. Eversheds/Heinonen has been the only Finnish firm specialising in intellectual property rights to be ranked in all of the categories of the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2017 publication. Furthermore, Petteri Häkkänen has been listed

read more / 5.4.2017

Eversheds/Heinonen & Co: “Finnish IP Firm of Year 2017”!

Eversheds/Heinonen & Co has won the “Finnish IP Firm of Year 2017” award in a global survey organised by the Managing Intellectual Property magazine. Managing IP Global Awards winners were announced at the Global Award Dinner in London on 9 March. The grounds for the awards will be presented in the May issue of Managing

read more / 31.3.2017

Heinonen & Co strengthens its patent expertise by acquiring IPR Partners

Heinonen & Co, Attorneys-at-Law, Ltd and its parent company Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. expand their patent operations by acquiring the patent filing business of the prominent IPR Partners Ltd. – Through this merger, our strong know-how in the field of IPR expands even further, stated Harri Tolppanen, the Managing Partner of Eversheds Attorneys. As a result of

read more / 31.10.2016

Heinonen & Co is now an official registrar of .fi and .ax domain names

All enterprises, corporations and private individuals can now register .fi and .ax domain names regardless of their domicile. The registration is carried out through a registrar. The right to a domain name can only be obtained through registration, and domain names are granted in the order of their application. This is why it is important

read more / 8.9.2016

Legislation concerning fi-domain names will change on 5 September 2016

Along with the new legislation, the internationally known registry-registrar model will be taken into use. As of 5 September 2016, every fi-domain name holder will need a registrar that administers domain names on behalf of the holder and domain names can be renewed only via a registrar. What will change? Every domain name holder must

read more / 9.8.2016