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MANNERHEIMINTIE 20 A, 00100 HELSINKI, FINLAND
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Work +358 2 0155 5140
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Fax +358 2 0155 5141
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www.avanceattorneys.com
Avance Attorneys Ltd, Mikko Alkio, Helsinki, FINLAND

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Mikko Alkio

Tel:
Work +358 50 413 5502
Email:
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

Avance Attorneys Ltd recently acted for The Federation of the Finnish Media Industry in its claim regarding alleged illegal state aid provided to public broadcaster Yleisradio; it also represented clients including Tradeka-Yhtiöt, Colosseum Dental Group and Stockmann in merger control proceedings. The practice is led by Mikko Alkio and also fields senior associates Katja Jaakkola and Elina Saviharju.

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