WTR 1000 2022: Excellent rankings for our IP team

Our IP team has once again ranked well in the WTR 1000 results published by the World Trademark Review.

We were ranked in the Silver category in Enforcement and litigation as well as Prosecution and strategy. Our expertise is described in the publication as follows:

“An essential partner to brand-rich entities in search of holistic and refined trademark services, the Finnish wing of international giant Eversheds Sutherland has a lot to offer its glittering roster of clients. It registers a dizzying number of marks thanks to subsidiary Heinonen & Co; litigates with poise; and makes cross-border mandates a breeze thanks to its extensive global presence.”

Petteri Häkkänen, CEO of Heinonen & Co, was again ranked in the best Gold category in the publication. Häkkänen is described as being “a renowned litigator and a highly motivated trademark attorney with a huge knowledge base and a personal touch”.

In addition, our experts Specialist Counsel Kati Rantala and Senior Associate Lassi Lepistö were ranked in the Bronze category. Rantala was recognized especially for excelling in demanding litigation: “No stranger to high-stakes disputes, Rantala keeps ice cool under pressure”. Lepistö, in turn, has been convincing in handling counterfeiting cases: ”Lepistö shines brightly when taking the lead on anti-counterfeiting matters.”

For all WTR 1000 results, see World Trademark Review’s website.

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