Mr Ben Rapinoja > Borenius > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Intellectual Property


Partner Ben Rapinoja is a renowned litigator in patent, trademark and intellectual property matters in Finland and an expert in the field of intellectual property, technology law and Market Court proceedings. Ben advises on contractual and licensing arrangements, brands and marketing law related matters, commercial disputes, and corporate transactions in electronics and high-tech industries. His expertise also covers legal issues related to the pharmaceutical industry, health technology and life science sectors. Ben has extensive experience in patent and intellectual property litigation as well as in contractual disputes and arbitration proceedings concerning ICT and high-tech companies.
Ben heads the firm’s Intellectual Property team.


Prior to joining Borenius Attorneys Ltd, Ben has worked at Ministry of Trade and Industry. He has been a partner since 2006.


Finnish, English, Swedish, French, German


Finnish Bar Association, IBA


LL.M. 1993, University of Helsinki, Finland; Trained on the bench 1997, District court of Helsinki, Finland; Admitted to the Bar 2002, 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.