The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.
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At Berggren, patent, design, legal and brokerage teams come together to provide comprehensive support to a glittering roster of clients. The group is one of the largest in the region, with 170 experts on hand, each of them resolute in their mission to provide the best possible service. It also distinguishes itself through its commitment to innovation, whether that be by developing in-house software, such as IP management tool Greip, or rolling out initiatives like Invention Hunt, a service developed internally that enables companies to explore new waters and create new ready-to-patent ideas. Software and telecommunications patents are strongholds for Sakari Värilä, a European patent attorney with a knack for devising strategies that ensure entities have a strong footing on their respective markets. In the regulated industries, Pirta Tiiro is the name to note. She has over three decades of experience, with several stints in-house at pharmaceutical and food companies, and laces her patentability analyses with keen commercial insights. Triple-qualified European, Finnish and Chinese patent attorney Fu-Chia Aspelin brings an international dimension to her practice and expertly guides her clients through every phase of a patent’s lifecycle.