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Sorainen

KAWE PLAZA, PÄRNU MNT 15, 10141 TALLINN, ESTONIA
Tel:
Work +372 640 0900
Fax:
Fax +372 640 0901
Email:
Web:
www.sorainen.com
Minsk, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius
Sorainen, Mihkel Miidla, Tallinn, ESTONIA

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Mihkel Miidla

Tel:
Work +372 6 400 959
Email:
Sorainen

Work Department

Information Technology & Data Protection, Intellectual Property, Distribution & Trade, Energy & Utilities, Infrastructure & Regulatory, Telecommunications

Position

Mihkel Miidla, a senior associate, is head of the Information Technology & Data Protection Practice and Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) Sector Group in Estonia.

Career

In recent years Mihkel has been heavily involved in most of the more complex IT and telecoms related cases at SORAINEN. As a specialist in IT law, Mihkel provides excellent support in cases where IT and IP are closely related. Mihkel has significant experience in the field of service and trade contracts, having assisted many local and international businesses in trade deals as well as in setting up trade operations in Estonia and abroad. He has gained valuable experience in product and service related issues ranging from advertising and labelling requirements to complex industry specific competition (e.g. automotive industry, energy and utilities) and regulatory issues. Mihkel has extensive knowledge in the personal data protection field and has contributed to Privacy International's multijurisdictional study "European Privacy and Human Rights 2010" funded by the European Commission and several other EC studies ranging from SPAM and spyware to eHealth and electronic documentation delivery. Before joining SORAINEN, Mihkel worked as a legal trainee in the Civil Chamber of the Estonian Supreme Court.

Languages

Estonian, English, Finnish, Russian

Member

Estonian Bar Association

Education

University of Tartu, Estonia (BA in Law); University of Tartu, Estonia (MA in Law)


Estonia

IP, IT and telecoms

Within: Next generation lawyers

Mihkel Miidla - Sorainen

Within: IP, IT and telecoms

Sorainen’s IP practice regularly handles commercial franchise systems, licensing agreements and litigation. Headed by Kaupo Lepasepp, it is representing Roche Eesti in a complex pharmaceuticals patent dispute, which has been referred to the European Court of Justice. The IT law team, led by senior associate Mihkel Miidla, advises on launching new technological services (Elisa Eesti is a recent client in this regard), compliance matters and data protection.

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