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

25.9.2017

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 an examiner. He is a renowned practitioner with significant expertise in advising clients in IP protection, strategies and disputes. Furthermore, he is the only lawyer in Finland operating as a domain name dispute panelist for the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Arbitration and Mediation Center and the (United States) National Arbitration Forum.

Tuukka Airaksinen is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers Europe and Chambers Global and in the “Gold” category by WTR 1000 and praised as an IP Star by the IP Stars handbook.

Chambers Global 2017: “Praised for his ‘technical knowledge’, clients say Airaksinen ‘is the number one go-to guy when your matter relates to trade marks’ and he is particularly renowned in the market for trade mark prosecution work.”

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2017: “Practice head Tuukka Airaksinen is ‘excellent in brand protection’.”

Chambers Global 2016: “Head of department Tuukka Airaksinen receives praise from clients: “He explains the jargon really well, and is incredibly easy to work with because he makes everything straightforward.'”

Petteri Häkkänen: “Tuukka is a highly respected figure in the international IP market, and he will greatly strengthen our 40-strong IP team at Eversheds. His extensive trademark expertise will also remarkably contribute our IP registration arm Heinonen & Co, which is expanding fast with the support of the newly acquired patent services.”

Tuukka Airaksinen: ”I am excited to join the highly respected IP team of Eversheds. I believe my experience will contribute to the success of our clients, and I look forward to working with clients and colleagues in this top-ranked team.”

 

For more information, please contact:
Petteri Häkkänen
Head of IP – Eversheds Attorneys Ltd.
Managing Partner of Heinonen & Co – part of Eversheds Sutherland Finland

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