Folke Johansson

IAM Research

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Highly recommended - Individuals: prosecution

“Papula-Nevinpat is a top IP firm in Finland. From early IP assessments to support in litigation proceedings, the set offers comprehensive patent portfolio management for start-ups and large established companies. Papula-Nevinpat boasts a brilliant partner network that successfully manages portfolios across the US and Eurasian countries.” Managing director Markku Simmelvuo draws on his extensive expertise in handling Russian and Eurasian patent office procedures, as well as profound knowledge of the IT, telecommunications and electronics sectors. “Folke Johansson is one of the best in his field. The extremely talented and experienced attorney leads a strong team of specialists with technical versatility. His practice offers secure patent portfolio management, paired with robust technical and strategic support in contentious and commercial matters.” “A trusted partner for ICT- and electrical engineering-related prosecution work”, Tomi Konkonen has a client-centric approach and knowledge of government procedure, informed by time spent at Finland’s National Board of Patents and Registrations and his in-house experience at Nokia. By his side, “Matti Brax has a brilliant grasp of complex technical details which he utilises when drafting top-quality, comprehensive patent applications.” On the mechanics and physics front, Jukka Korhonen capitalises on his vast expertise and experience as an opto-electronics and measurement technology research scientist when advising clients. “Cooperation with Korhonen is smooth, flexible and productive. His ability to translate engineering language into clear patent applications is impressive. He generalises the original idea presented by the R&D team to ensure that the coverage of the final granted patent always ends up becoming wider.” Chemistry and process technology ace Linda Norrgård assists patrons in mineral processing, metallurgy and bioplastics with every possible patent procedure. She takes the lead for one of the firm’s largest patrons. “Satu Lehesranta is a go-to patent attorney for support during litigation involving the life sciences and pharmaceuticals sector. Lehesranta is excellent at explaining complex technical matters in a way that lawyers can easily understand, and her inquisitive approach allows her to delve quickly beneath many layers, to unearth the heart of every invention.”

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