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Ms Åsa Krook
Intellectual Property and Technology, Corporate and Commercial law, Marketing Law
Waselius & Wist, Partner 2020-; Borenius Attorneys (Partner 2014-2020, Specialist Partner 2011-2013, Senior Advisor, 2010–2011, Senior Associate 2006–2010); Forum Partners Attorneys, Attorney at Law (2004–2006), KPMG, Legal Counsel (2001–2004), Canon Europa, Amsterdam, Legal Counsel (1998–2000), Rakennus Oy Lemminkäinen, Legal Counsel (1997), District Court of Parainen, court traineeship (1995–1996), Keijo Heinonen Attorneys, Lawyer (1994–1995)
English, Swedish, Finnish
Finnish Bar Association; Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights (STY) (Member of the Board 2009-2018, Vice Chairman 2015-2018); Finnish Anti-counterfeiting Group (Member of the Board 2009-2013), INTA (International Trademark Association); AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property); Finnish Cité Internationale des Arts Foundation (Chairman of the Board 2019-).
Åsa was a member of the working group that revised the old Finnish Trademark Act. The new Trademark Act (544/2019) and related laws came into force on 1 May 2019.
University of Helsinki, LL.M. 1994; Amsterdam University, LL.M. 1998
Waselius & Wist assists with the protection, enforcement and use of IP rights including trade marks, patents, trade names, domain names, design copyright and trade secrets. The practice is also active in counterfeit cases, and handles IP licenses and franchise agreements. Bernt Juthström is experienced in contentious and non-contentious matters across the IP space, and Åsa Krook is skilled in assisting clients with strategic IP management issues, complex franchisings and licensing and distribution arrangements; the pair jointly lead the department.