Intellectual Property

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The Legal 500 EMEA 2017

D&I highly ranked in all practice areas surveyed by The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 and its Partners Anders Carlberg, Petteri Uoti, Juha-Pekka Mutanen, Jussi Lehtinen, Seppo Havia, Kai Holkeri and Ilkka Leppihalme ranked as Leading Individuals. Suvi Knaapila, Henrik af Ursin, Samuel Kääriäinen and Tom Ehrström recognized as Next Generation Lawyers.
 

Chambers Europe 2017

D&I and its lawyers highly ranked by Chambers Europe 2017 in the following listed categories: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Energy & Natural Resources, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Tax and TMT.

Chambers Global 2017 Rankings

D&I and its lawyers highly ranked by Chambers Global 2017 in all listed categories: Banking and Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property.

The ILO Client Choice Awards Winner 2017

D&I's Henrik af Ursin is the  2017 winner of the ILO Client Choice Awards for Intellectual Property – Copyrights. The Client Choice Awards recognize lawyers around the world that stand apart for the excellent client service they provide. Read what clients say about Mr af Ursin here.

Trade mark contentious, IP STARS 2017

D&I Intellectual Property practice headed by Counsel Henrik af Ursin is recommended in Trademark Contentious category in IP STARS 2017 by Managing Intellectual Property, the guide to the world's leading IP firms and practitioners.

GasBuddy LLC

D&I advised GasBuddy LLC, a tech company based in Boston, in a trademark and domain name dispute against an infringer.

The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2017

D&I's Intellectual Property practice is highly ranked in WTR 1000, World's Leading Trademark Professionals for 2017. Henrik af Ursin of our uniquely integrated Technology, Data Protection and IPR service is ranked as a Tier 1 leading individual in Finland and also recognized as a leading lawyer within anti-counterfeiting work.

Burberry

D&I successfully defended Burberry's famous trademarks in a matter against an online retailer of infringing products.

WWF

D&I defended WWF's trademarks against an infringement in the restaurant business.

Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) IP Stars 2016

D&I's Henrik af Ursin ranked as Trademark Star in IP STAR 2016, ranking leading firms practicing in IP in over 70 jurisdictions. 

Leading Engineering Company

D&I advises one of the world's leading engineering companies with regard to a patent infringement claim in Finland.

The Finnish National Rescue Association

D&I advises SPEK, Finland's largest national rescue association, with all their strategic contentious and non-contentious intellectual property work in Finland and abroad.

Expert ASA Oy

D&I continuously advises Expert ASA Oy with all intellectual property matters in Finland. Expert is one of the leading retailers of consumer electronics in Finland.

Chambers Europe 2016

D&I and its lawyers highly ranked by Chambers Europe 2016 in the following listed categories: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Tax and TMT.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2016

D&I and its lawyers highly ranked in all 10 practice areas surveyed by The Legal 500 EMEA 2016.

Chambers Global 2016

D&I and its lawyers highly ranked by Chambers Global 2016 in all listed categories: Banking and Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property.

The ILO Client Choice Awards Winners 2016

D&I's Jukka Lång and Henrik af Ursin are winners of the ILO Client Choice Awards 2016. Read what clients say about Mr Lång and Mr af Ursin.

World Trademark Review 1000

D&I and Head of Intellectual Property Henrik af Ursin and Inari Kinnunen ranked in the World Trademark Review 1000 - World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2016.

Kämp Group

D&I continuously advises Kämp Group with strategic IP issues. Kämp Group is a leading Finnish hospitality group, which includes Helsinki's most prestigious hotels and restaurants.

Luxury brands

D&I provides several French, Italian and US luxury brands with advice on anti-counterfeiting operations in Finland, often with multi-jurisdictional aspects. The work routinely involves developing enforcement strategies, delisting infringing goods from auction sites, drafting warning letters to infringers and initiating criminal processes.

Lifestyle company

D&I advises the US proprietor of several successful lifestyle brands in a major criminal process against two Finnish companies. The criminal process involves an extensive amount of counterfeit goods and is one of the largest of its kind in Finland.

Automotive client

D&I provides a major German automotive client with anti-counterfeiting advice in Finland. We continuously develop effective enforcement and monitoring strategies to help the client identify and effectively deal with infringements of their essential intellectual property rights.

Stellar enforcement

Client say that Intellectual Property practice head Henrik af Ursin is "a stellar enforcement expert" who is "respected for his solutions-oriented mentality". (World Trademark Review WTR1000, 2015)

Colgate-Palmolive

D&I has for years advised Colgate-Palmolive in respect of their overall intellectual property portfolio management, trademark clearance and trademark protection in Finland.

Aller Media

D&I advised Aller Media in its IP intensive acquisition of the Finnish lifestyle magazines Costume, Divaani and Olivia from Bonnier Publications and of the social media business advisory company Dingle.

The New Era Cap Company

D&I successfully defended New Era Cap Company's intellectual property rights in several Customs operations in Finland.

McDonald's

D&I advises McDonald’s Finland in all their legal matters in Finland including franchising, real estate and corporate matters.

Fonecta

D&I succesfully defended Fonecta's rights to the company's essential trademarks and copyrights before the Helsinki District Court and the Court of Appeals.

Oriflame

D&I has continuously advised Oriflame in a number of trademark matters, including a dispute regarding the "O" symbol, and a patent licensing matter.