Petteri Häkkänen

Attorney at Law, Managing Partner, Trademark Attorney

Petteri Häkkänen handles all types of cases related to intellectual property and its protection. He specialises in demanding legal proceedings concerning industrial rights, and in the preceding conflict management investigations and protection strategies. The typical case handled by Petteri is a complex trademark and patent infringement or, for example, a conflict relating to business secrets or unfair business practices. Petteri represents numerous Finnish and global companies in all matters concerning industrial rights. In addition to his extensive experience in legal proceedings and protection strategies, Petteri has written textbooks on trademarks and marketing law as well as several articles in Finnish and foreign publications.

The commendations received by Petteri in international publications include the following:

World Trademark Review 2013: “Petteri Häkkänen is one of the most respected figures in the market”

Legal 500 2013: Listed as a recommended lawyer: “Juridia Ltd Attorneys-At-Law’s large and dedicated practice is nationally respected for its expertise across all areas of IP including franchising, disputes, and enforcement. IT is a notable specialism. Hanna-Maija Elo and Petteri Häkkänen are recommended.”

WTR1000 2013: ”Petteri Häkkänen is one of the country’s top academics though he is also hailed as a pragmatic and formidable advocate.”

Petteri works at our Helsinki office.


  • IPR dispute resolution
  • IPR strategy
  • IPR protection processes
  • Marketing law
  • Life science


Member of the Bar, 2001

LL.M., University of Helsinki, 1997


Eversheds Attorneys Ltd, Partner, 2014–

Attorneys at Law Juridia Bützow Ltd, Partner, 2013–2014

Attorneys-at-Law Juridia Ltd, Partner, 2008–2013

Attorneys-at-Law Heinonen & Co Ltd, Partner, 2000–2008

Keijo Heinonen Ltd, Lawyer, 1999–2000

Attorneys-at-Law Waselius & Wist Ltd, Lawyer, 1997–1999


Finnish, English, Swedish and French


Finnish Bar Association

Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys

International Trademark Association (INTA)

European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA)

The Finnish AIPPI Group


Koivumäki & Häkkänen, 2010: Markkinointijuridiikka 2010 (‘Marketing law 2010’, rev. editions 2011, 2012 and 2013.)

Salmi, Häkkänen, Oesch & Tommila, 2001: Tavaramerkki (‘Trademark’, 2nd rev. edition 2008.)

MPI for Intellectual Property, 2006: Gemeinschaftsmarke und Recht der Mitgliedstaaten
(Community Mark and the Laws of Member States.) Section on Finland.

Articles in Finnish and international publications.

Positions of trust

Member in the Committee for Legal Policy in the Finnish Bar Association, 2005

Member of the Board of IPR University Center Association, 2008–

Member of the Board of the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys, 2010–

Back to top