Castrén & Snellman

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Castrén & Snellman offers comprehensive contentious, commercial and cross-border assistance. Trusted by a large international following of direct clients and top foreign law firms, Sakari Salonen, Hanna Paloheimo and Kim Parviainen demonstrate the outfit’s strengths. Heading the IP department, Salonen has over a decade-and-a-half of expertise in big-ticket IP litigation and transactions. A trustworthy partner to local and international clients, Salonen also supports patrons with R&D and employee invention dispute assistance. He has teamed up with the group’s head of life sciences, Paloheimo, to battle it out on behalf of Innohome Oy, a developer of intelligent home safety devices, in an infringement and invalidity dispute before the Finnish Market Court. Paloheimo capitalises on her experience in regulatory, contentious and commercial engagements to support patrons in the pharmaceutical, medtech and food sectors. Her roster of leading names includes Merck KGaA, Boehringer and Johnson & Johnson. Guided by a business-oriented mindset, Parviainen boasts a robust technical understanding, making him the perfect partner for those with interests in cutting-edge technologies and the application of data. 

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