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Panu Siitonen Recognised as a Trademark Star and Vilhelm Schröder as a Notable Practitioner by Managing IP 2024

7 June 2024

Managing IP has recognised Hannes Snellman’s Partner Panu Siitonen as a “Trademark Star” and Counsel Vilhelm Schröder as a “Notable Practitioner” in its IP STARS 2024. As a firm, Hannes Snellman was also ranked Tier 2 for trademark disputes in 2024.

Panu Siitonen heads Hannes Snellman’s Intellectual Property Practice in Helsinki. He has vast experience in intellectual property (IP) and information and communications technology (ICT) matters as well as IP and ICT related litigation. Panu also has substantial experience in life sciences, regulatory, marketing, and e-commerce, gaming, and gambling as well as sports, media, and entertainment. Panu has advocated several cases relating to trademarks and domain names, patents and utility models, copyrights and databases, and complex IP-intensive contractual issues. In addition, Panu has advocated several cases relating to marketing and unfair business practices. Panu has represented clients in arbitration and litigation before the Market Court, the Helsinki District Court, the Helsinki Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court, the Supreme Administrative Court, the Court of Justice of the European Union, and the Unified Patent Court (UPC).

Vilhelm Schröder advises clients in intellectual property disputes. He has significant experience from both civil and administrative litigation as well as preliminary injunction proceedings and enforcement. Vilhelm has litigated before the Market Court, the Supreme Court, and the Supreme Administrative Court and the Unified Patent Court (UPC). Vilhelm is a registered representative in proceedings before the UPC. He has represented clients from several industries, such as life sciences, telecommunications, paper & pulp, oil & gas, media, video gaming, and IT.

IP STARS by Managing IP is the leading specialist guide for companies or individuals looking for experienced legal practitioners to deal with contentious and non-contentious intellectual property issues. Managing IP has been covering IP law and practice worldwide since 1990. It assesses and ranks law firms and practitioners around the world in different IP practice areas.

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