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MANNERHEIMINTIE 20 A, 00100 HELSINKI, FINLAND
Tel:
Work +358 2 0155 5140
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Fax +358 2 0155 5141
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Web:
www.avanceattorneys.com

Mikko Alkio

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Work +358 50 413 5502
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Avance Attorneys Ltd

Work Department

EU and Competition, Intellectual Property

Position

Partner

Career

Avance Attorneys Ltd., Partner (2012-), Ministry of Employment and the Economy, State Secretary (Economic affairs) (2008-2009), Microsoft Finland Oy, Director of Information Society Relations (2007-2008), Economic Policy Adviser to the Finnish Prime Minister (2005-2007), European Commission, Member of Commissioner Rehn's Cabinet (2004-2005), Prime Minister's Office, EU-secretariat, Special Advisor (Energy, Transport, Telecommunications) (2003-2004), Roschier Attorneys Ltd., Senior Associate (2000-2003, 2009-2010).

Languages

Finnish, English

Member

The Finnish Bar Association, The Finnish Association of Competition Law, The Finnish Association of EU Law.

Education

LL.M., College of Europe, Bruges (2000), LL.M., University of Helsinki (1998), Preparing Doctoral Thesis on "Market Access and Role of State in the European Union.


Finland

EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

With ‚Äėin-depth knowledge of all the intricacies of competition law‚Äô, Avance Attorneys Ltd defended P&C Insurance Company in abuse of dominant position proceedings and also advised on Adelis Equity Partners‚Äô acquisition of Quattro Mikenti Group. Practice head Mikko Alkio ‚Äėprovides targeted and impactful advice‚Äô.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Avance Attorneys Ltd is advising Next Games on the licensing of mobile games and software. Junior partners Topi Siniketo and Elina Saviharju head the team and Mikko Alkio is defending GoParking against an allegation of trade mark infringement.

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