In focus

UK voted on Brexit on 23 June 2016

UK’s decision to leave the EU is a historical event which will lead to substantial changes and significant uncertainty especially with respect to trade directed at the British market. The country will now have to re-establish its relationship with the EU. What will this mean to EU trademarks? Nobody knows. The regulations concerning EU trademarks

read more / 28.6.2016

Eversheds successfully represented F-Safety Oy in Market Court in design right dispute concerning Kuomiokoski Oy’s KUOMA winter boots

Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. successfully represented the footwear wholesaler F-Safety Oy in a design right dispute in the Market Court. Kuomiokoski Oy claimed that the children’s ANGRY BIRDS winter boots that F-Safety Oy has had manufactured infringe the design rights of Kuomiokoski Oy’s KUOMA footwear, demanding F-Safety Oy and its distributors to stop the infringement. F-Safety

read more / 2.6.2016

Eversheds’ IPR-team recommended again in the Legal 500 EMEA 2016

The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 has recommended Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. as Top Tier Firm in Intellectual Property. Additionally Hanna-Maija Elo was ranked as “leading individual” in Intellectual Property. Legal 500 EMEA 2016: Intellectual Property Kukka Tommila Eversheds Attorneys Ltd’s team of 30 lawyers is led by Hanna-Maija Elo. The firm acted for Bunge Finland in

read more / 19.4.2016

Our IPR team TOP ranked in Chambers Global 2016

The IPR team of Eversheds Attorneys Ltd has been top ranked in Chambers Global 2016. Several partners have been appreciated by their work with clients. Quotations from the Chambers Global guide The “highly experienced and practical” Hanna-Maija Elo is recognised for her broad practice, covering trade mark infringement, design and commercial name rights, and copyright,

read more / 15.4.2016

Regulation on EU trademarks enters into force on 23 March 2016

The most important change for trademark proprietors in the new trademark regulation concerns new EU trademark classification practices that will require several proprietors to respond promptly. Active measures will be necessary for EU trademarks based on applications that were filed before 22 June 2012 applying class headings of the international Nice classification system. Under the

read more / 1.3.2016

Reform of European trademark legislation

Launched in 2008, the project to reform the European trademark system is finally coming to an end. The change will affect EU trademark legislation, and a new Trade Marks Directive will also require the Member States to amend their national trademark laws. The new system promises clearer and faster processing of EU trademark registrations with

read more / 16.11.2015

The name of our parent company has changed from Attorneys JB Eversheds Ltd to Eversheds Attorneys Ltd.

The name of our parent company has changed on July 6 2015 from Attorneys JB Eversheds Ltd to Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. The practice continues as usual and our VAT-number remains unchanged.

read more / 6.7.2015

Heinonen & Co’s parent company Attorneys JB Eversheds Ltd opens a sixth office in Pori – Sampsa Kataja as the head

Attorney-at-Law Sampsa Kataja has been appointed as a partner at Attorneys JB Eversheds Ltd and as the head of the office to be established in Pori. The new office will be opened on 20 April 2015. JB Eversheds is one of Finland’s leading specialists in business law, and it operates in Helsinki, Hämeenlinna, Jyväskylä, Tampere,

read more / 23.3.2015

International protection of designs – US and Japan to join

The international design protection system (the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement) is continuously being perfected and further expanded. The latest of the big economies to join the system was South Korea (as of 1 July 2014), and yesterday it was reported that the US and Japan will be announcing their accession to the agreement

read more / 17.2.2015