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Eversheds and Heinonen & Co yet again successful in the survey of Managing Intellectual Property - 3.2.2016

The intellectual property know-how of Eversheds and Heinonen was ranked very high in the recent 2016 listing of one of the most noteworthy IPR publications, Managing Intellectual Property.
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Eversheds admirably ranked on the highest tier of the Trademark contentious / Copyright category. Eversheds’ expertise was also praised in the Patent contentious category and the subsidiary Heinonen & Co’s skills in the Trademark prosecution category.

Eversheds’ Partners Hanna-Maija Elo, Petteri Häkkänen and Kukka Tommila were listed as IP Stars. Hanna-Maija Elo was additionally specially commended for her trademark know-how, and Markku Varhela was recommended as a capable professional in the field of copyrights.

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Eversheds top ranked in Chambers Europe 2015 - 30.4.2015

Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. was ranked in the following practice areas:
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Band 1 in Intellectual Property

Ranked lawyers: Band 1

  • Hanna-Maija Elo
  • Band 2

  • Kukka Tommila
  • Band 3

  • Petteri Häkkänen
  • Markku Varhela
  • Band 3 in Restructuring & insolvency

    Ranked lawyers: Band 3

  • Pekka Kokko (Restructuring & insolvency)
  • Jari Salminen (Restructuring & insolvency)
  • Band 3 in TMT

    Ranked lawyers: Band 2

  • Kimmo Oila (TMT)
    • Band 4 in Real Estate

    Ranked lawyers: Band 2

  • Ilkka Koivisto (Real Estate: Construction)
  • Band 3

  • Ilmo Korpelainen
  • Band 4 in Competition/European Law

    For more information see the Chamber and Partners website.

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    Eversheds recommended in the Legal 500 EMEA 2015 - 15.4.2015

    Eversheds has been recommended as a TOP-TIER FIRM in one practice area;
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  • Intellectual property
  • Hanna-Maija Elo was ranked as a leading individual on Intellectual Property.

    The following practice areas were ranked in TIER 3:

  • Real estate and construction
  • TMT
  • Dispute resolution
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Banking and finance
  • The following lawyers are recommended:
    Corporate and M&A

  • Harri Tolppanen
  • Mika Taberman
  • Olli Iirola
  • Vesa Turkki
  • "Mika Taberman, Olli Iirola, Harri Tolppanen and Vesa Turkki jointly head the team at Eversheds, which advised Soprano, one of the largest internet communications groups in the Nordic region, on its acquisition of shares in Management Institution of Finland through a share exchange."

    Dispute resolution

  • Niina Mickelsson
  • "Recent work for Eversheds includes representing 9Lives in various HR litigation cases with aggregate claims totalling over €1m. Specialist counsel Niina Mickelsson joined from Krogerus in July 2014."

    Intellectual property

  • Hanna-Maija Elo
  • "Eversheds successfully represented Adidas in an infringement dispute with a Finnish importer of shoes concerning its three stripes trade mark. Hanna-Maija Elo heads the team and is the go-to person for trade mark enforcement advice."

    Real estate and construction

  • Ilmo Korpelainen
  • Petri Keskitalo
  • "Eversheds advised a property investment company on a preliminary agreement regarding the sale and leaseback of a large office and educational building in Helsinki. Ilmo Korpelainen and Petri Keskitalo were both promoted to the partnership in May 2014."


  • Kimmo Oila
  • Laura Teirikko
  • "Eversheds advises VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland on its contracts with global technology companies. The ‘extremely clever, efficient and trustworthy’ Laura Teirikko is recommended along with team head Kimmo Oila, who has the ability to produce creative solutions."

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    Eversheds IPR team top ranked in Chambers Global 2015 - 26.3.2015

    Department head Hanna-Maija Elo attracts effusive praise from clients, with one say-ing: “She is an excellent lawyer and one I really enjoy working with.
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    She is very prag-matic and proactive and helps us as if she is part of our team.” Elo recently acted for adidas in a trade mark dispute with the importer of West Coast shoes. Sources agree Kukka Tommila is a strong choice for trade mark prosecution mat-ters. Her practice also covers design rights, patents and domain name issues. Petteri Häkkänen handles patent and trade mark cases, recently advising Tallberg Group on a trade mark dispute with Oy Tallberg & Co. “He is relaxed and easy to talk to, and understands our concerns. He knows his field really well,” note interviewees. Markku Varhela has notable experience in advising on media and copyright matters. He also handles marketing and consumer protection issues.

    For more information see Chambers and Partners website.

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    Eversheds awarded gold ranking in World Trademark Review - 23.2.2015

    Eversheds was awarded a gold ranking in both the Enforcement and litigation and Prosecution and strategy categories in the WTR 1000 ranking.
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    The assessment mentions Kukka Tommila, Petteri Häkkänen and Hanna-Maija Elo. Petteri Häkkänen and Hanna-Maija Elo additionally received the gold ranking as individuals, and Hanna-Maija Elo was also mentioned in the listing individuals: anti-counterfeiting.

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    Juridia Bützow recommended in The Legal 500 EMEA 2014 - 7.5.2014

    Juridia Bützow has been recommended as a TOP-TIER FIRM in 1 one practice area:
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    - Intellectual property

    Juridia Bützow has also been recommended in the following 4 four practice areas:

    - Corporate and M&A

    - Dispute resolution

    - Real estate and construction

    - TMT

    The following lawyers are recommended in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2014 editorial:

    Corporate and M&A

    - Harri Tolppanen

    - Jari Salminen

    - Mika Taberman

    Dispute resolution

    - Harri Lindfors

    Intellectual property

    - Hanna-Maija Elo

    - Marja Tommila

    - Petteri Häkkänen

    Real estate and construction

    - Ilmo Korpelainen


    - Kimmo Oila

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    Who's Who Legal 2013 - 25.3.2014

    Juridia Bützow experts have received recognition as the world’s leading experts in the 2013 editions of the Who’s Who Legal:
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    Attorney-at-Law, Partner Hanna-Maija Elo
    Attorney-at-Law, Senior Counsel Marja Tommila

    Attorney-at-Law, Partner, M.Sc. (Tech.) Kimmo Oila
    Attorney-at-Law, Partner Hannu Rintala

    Sports & Entertainment:
    Attorney-at-Law, Partner Markku Varhela

    Attorney-at-Law, Partner Hanna-Maija Elo

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