Kolster Oy Ab is a team of experts specialising in intellectual property rights. We have perfected our expertise in the area since 1874, making us the most experienced IP specialist in Finland. We represent a broad variety of clients, from the biggest multinationals to SME’s and private individuals.
We are repeatedly rated at Tier 1 in the industry in international surveys ranking companies in the IP field (Managing Intellectual Property: World IP Survey), which is an acknowledgement of the quality of our services by our clients and colleagues. The client satisfaction surveys we conduct in Finland show that over 90 % of our current clients have already recommended Kolster to others, or would definitely do so.
We advise our clients on how to leverage their patents, utility models, design rights, trademarks and internet domain names into valuable instruments of competition. We employ 170 IP professionals and provide services i seven cities in Finland: Helsinki, Turku, Tampere, Vaasa, Seinäjoki, Oulu and Joensuu.
We have extensive experience in handling IP matters abroad for our clients, thus having an in-depth understanding of how the rules differ in different jurisdictions. This means we are experts in intellectual property rights both in Finland and abroad. During our long history we have built up a unique, global network of partners. This network is at the disposal of our clients in need of a reliable expert advice abroad.
Executive Management: Björn Kolster, Kim Kolster, Antti Peltonen, Solveig Nylund and Tapio Äkräs.Read more
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