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MANNERHEIMINTIE 20 A, 00100 HELSINKI, FINLAND
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Work +358 2 0155 5140
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www.avanceattorneys.com

Elina Saviharju

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Work +358 44 236 8485
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Avance Attorneys Ltd

Work Department

Intellectual Property and Data Protection, Technology, Dispute Resolution, Life Sciences

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Uretek Worldwide Ltd., Legal Counsel (2015-2016)
Paul Hastings LLP, Associate, Life Sciences IP, New York (2011-2014)
Roschier, Attorneys Ltd., Associate, Technology (2007-2010)
Tieto Corporation, Visiting Lawyer (2009)
Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority, Trainee and Research Officer, Cartels (2006)

Member

The New York State Bar

Education

LL.M., Harvard University, 2011
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki, 2007


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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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Avance Attorneys Ltd's recent work includes advising Streamr Network on software licensing issues; the group also counts Pfizer's Finnish subsidiary and Next Games as key clients. Newly promoted partner Topi Siniketo and senior associate Elina Saviharju jointly head up the practice.

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