In focus

IoT and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The European Patent Office (EPO) recently published its observations related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) from the perspective of patent activity. What becomes particularly apparent from the EPO’s report is the sheer scale of the Internet of Things (IoT) now and in the near future. True to its name, the IoT involves basic technologies

read more / 13.4.2018

Heinonen & Co to continue as the supplier of ELY Centres’ Commercialisation of Innovations services

The Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centres) have chosen Heinonen to continue as the supplier of their Commercialisation of Innovations services for the recently commenced new 3-year period. The Commercialisation of Innovations service enables especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to get IPR consultation, such as freedom to operate (FTO) analyses

read more / 27.3.2018

Take advantage of Business Finland’s Innovation Voucher to finance our services

Business Finland’s (former Tekes) Innovation Voucher, worth 5 000 euros, is a subsidy suitable for small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups, intended for the commercialisation of new innovations, services and products. The requirements for granting the Innovation Voucher have recently been made easier and an increasing number of companies can now be granted the subsidy. The

read more / 21.3.2018

The IP Team of Eversheds/Heinonen & Co awarded again by Managing Intellectual Property

The IP Team of Eversheds/Heinonen & Co has been chosen as the Winner of Trade Mark Contentious, Firm of the Year 2018 Finland. The selection was published at the Managing EMEA Awards 2018 ceremony in March. Eversheds/Heinonen & Co has reached the following positions in the Managing IP 2018 rankings: Trade mark contentious Tier 1

read more / 15.3.2018

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