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Brilliant technical and legal knowledge are the cornerstones of Eversheds subsidiary, Heinonen. Offering comprehensive IP rights protection, including commercialisation and enforcement advice, the firm capitalises on a vast global reach and a “team of talented practitioners”. Representing the outfit’s capabilities in non-contentious matters are Juhani Kupiainen, Sampo Ylätalo, Regina Pudas and Akseli Von Koch. Kupiainen is a strong choice for those with interests in electronics and telecommunications. He is a trusted partner for power supply company Enedo. With lengthy patent experience and profound technical understanding, Ylätalo offers his services to clients with inventions that cross disciplines and scientific applications. Kupiainen and Ylätalo join forces to provide comprehensive prosecution and commercial advice to a global manufacturer of scales and weighing information management systems, Tamtron Oy. Pudas is favoured by those seeking innovative profitability strategies, paired with detailed infringement risk evaluations and freedom-to-operate searches. Utilising her expertise in chemistry and mechanics, she is regularly called upon by SMEs for support. Emerging digital technologies ace Von Koch is engaged in corporate transactions, licensing disputes and various prosecution matters. His expertise ranges from wireless communications to gaming and microsystems. On the contentious front, Petteri Häkkänen heads the Finnish IP department and “continues to develop as an extremely sought-after patent lawyer – especially with in-house patent attorneys.”. Joining his peers in the guide this year, litigation maverick Lassi Lepistö is a go-to for big-ticket litigation and commercial disputes. Alongside Von Koch, Lepistö supports tech company Sensire with its patent portfolio and in employee invention matters.