Mr Lasse Laaksonen > Borenius > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Borenius
ETELÄESPLANADI 2
00130 HELSINKI
Finland

Work Department

Intellectual property; technology

Position

Partner Lasse Laaksonen specialises in both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property and technology law. He has wide-ranging experience in litigation and strategic contractual issues, such as outsourcing, procurement and licensing. Lasse’s practice has a strong emphasis on contentious work having acted as a lead counsel in a number of high-profile patent, trademark, unfair competition and competition cases. In addition, Lasse has acted as a lead counsel in a number of significant arbitral proceedings with a link in IP or technology issues. Lasse heads the firm’s IP & Commercial team.

Career

Lasse joined the firm in 2002 and he has been a partner since 2012. In 2004 Lasse worked as a visiting attorney in London for a major international law firm and has also complemented his graduate studies in the UK.

Languages

Finnish, English, Swedish.

Memberships

Finnish Bar Assocation; International Bar Association.

Education

Studies in computer science 1997-1999, University of Helsinki, Finland; LL.M. 2002, University of Helsinki, Finland; Admitted to the Bar 2006, Helsinki, Finland.

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Intellectual property

Borenius is known for its ‘excellent knowledge and experience‘ in all IP-related matters, including advising on trade mark portfolio management issues, representing clients in major IP disputes, and advising on regulatory matters, especially in the pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. The team is also a key resource regarding IP-related transactions in the technology sector and has satellite offices in New York and London. IP disputes practice leader Ben Rapinoja is ‘a true expert‘ in patent and trade mark litigation and is particularly strong in IP and technology law, especially in Market Court proceedings. He works alongside IP and commercial team leader Lasse Laaksonen, who focuses on IP-related arbitration and transactions. Senior associate Hanna Pohjola is another name of note regarding trade mark disputes, and also provides trade mark portfolio advice.