The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.
Bronze - Firms: prosecution and strategy
Nimble boutique Laine IP Oy demonstrates its passion for brands in everything it does. It supports clients through all the phases of trademark protection, with a clear focus on using intellectual assets to support business needs. The group is esteemed for its “swift, practical and solution-oriented” approach, with seasoned attorneys Tom-Erik Hagelberg and Joose Kilpimaa keeping a long-list of illustrious patrons and taking the lead on some of the firm’s largest portfolios. WTR 1000 newcomers Lena Pitkänen and Reijo Kokko also expertly handle domestic and global portfolios, including everything from clearance searches to opposition and litigation services. Clients are especially effusive in their praise of the debutants: Pitkänen is appreciated for her “professionalism, high level of knowledge and expert touch; she is a highly respected, motivated and flexible attorney”, while Kokko is hailed for his “responsiveness and ability to provide actionable advice which takes into account brand strategy and business needs”.