Mr Bernt Juthström > Waselius & Wist > Helsinki, Finland > Lawyer Profile

Waselius & Wist
ETELÄESPLANADI 24A
00130 HELSINKI
Finland
Bernt Juthström photo

Work Department

Intellectual Property and Information Technology, Dispute Resolution, Corporate Restructuring, Corporate and Commercial law, Market Law, Mergers and Acquisitions.

Position

Partner

Career

Admitted 1995, Finland. Nokia Corporation, IPR Legal/Patent Transactions, Senior IPR Legal Counsel (2007-2009); Roschier Attorneys Ltd. (associate lawyer 1992-2001; partner 2001-2007); Visiting lawyer at Norton Rose, London (1996); The Public Prosecutor’s Office of Helsinki (1991). Joined Waselius & Wist 2009.

Languages

Swedish, Finnish and English.

Memberships

Finnish Bar Association (1995-2007, 2009-); INTA (International Trademark Association);
ECTA (European Communities; Trade Mark Association); AIPPI (International Association
for the Protection of Intellectual Property); Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights;
Finnish IT Law Association

Education

University of Helsinki, LLM, 1991. Trained at the Bench, 1992.

Lawyer Rankings

Finland > Intellectual property

Waselius & Wist focuses primarily on copyright, trade mark, patent, trade name and trade secret enforcement and defence work, with specialist expertise in assisting clients accused of IP rights infringements. It is often involved in cases before the Finnish Market Court acting on behalf of clients in the pharmaceuticals and gaming sectors. Practice co-head Bernt Juthström is particularly experienced in advising on the misuse of trade secrets, while co-head Åsa Krook deals with strategic IP management work and complex franchising arrangements.

Finland > Dispute resolution

Waselius & Wist focuses on commercial litigation and arbitration matters, ranging from IP claims and tax litigation to post-M&A disputes. Senior partner and founding member Jan Waselius specialises in dispute resolution and arbitration work, while Bernt Juthström is known for IP and IT-related disputes. Christoffer Waselius covers commercial disputes, bankruptcy and restructuring petitions, and ad hoc and institutional arbitrations.