Name: Christoffer Sundman
Law firm: Seppo Laine
Christoffer Sundman is a partner at Seppo Laine, where he drafts
and prosecutes patent and utility model applications. Sundman
has acted as a technical assistant in district courts and the Court
of Appeal. The head of the chemistry team, he also focuses on
material technology and mechanical engineering. Sundman
lectures at different universities such as Aalto University and the
IPR University Center Institute.
Name: Pirta Tiiro
Law firm: Berggren
Position: Patent attorney
Pirta Tiiro is a European patent attorney at Berggren. Before
becoming a European patent attorney, Tiiro worked as a patent
engineer for a Finnish pharmaceutical company, as well as a patent
manager at a company in the food industry. Tiiro has experience in
making patent applications, conducting patentability evaluations,
as well as giving statements on freedom to operate issues in the
fields of foodstuffs and pharmaceuticals. She has also participated
in patent infringement and invalidation proceedings.
Name: Marja Tommila
Law firm: Properta Attorneys
Position: Senior counsel
Marja Tommila is senior counsel with Properta Attorneys and
has more than 40 years’ experience in intellectual property law.
Tommila focuses her practice on dispute resolution and arbitration
and has published a number of articles on these areas. She is a
member of the Finnish Bar Association as well as AIPPI and the
International Bar Association. Tommila speaks Swedish, English,
German and French.
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