One of Europe's Most Experienced IP Specialist
Kolster specialises in intellectual property rights and legal services, and is one of Europe’s leading and oldest companies (established in 1874) in the IP industry. We help our clients to develop a value-adding competitive edge from patents, utility models, design rights, trademarks, domain names and contracts.
A STRATEGIC PARTNER IN IP AND LEGAL AFFAIRS
Kolster is a one-stop-shop for IP and legal services, ranging from contracts to dispute resolution. Our operations are strongly international. We will protect and defend your rights all over the world.
Our customers are innovative pioneers in their own industries: inventors, start-ups and SMEs, major global companies, universities and research institutes.
Our 80 IP professionals will be at your service: our experienced patents, trademark and design specialists and lawyers.
We handle patent, trademark, design protection and legal services for over 1,700 domestic and foreign customers each year.
Kolster’s customers include 26 % of Fortune Global Top 100 companies and 29 % of the world's best-known brands on the Forbes 100 list.
More than 200 global trademark owners rely on our services for anti-counterfeiting.
A unique international partner network built up over a period of more than 140 years. We work in partnership with the best IP professionals around the world.
Kolster Oy Ab has been a family firm since the company was established in 1874.
- Kim Kolster (Chairman as of April 15, 2016)
- Thomas Enckell
- Henrik Hästö
- Johan Strömberg
- Timo Helosuo, CEO
- Salla Lamberg, Director, Global Paralegal Services
- Sanna Häikiö, Director, Kolster Legal
- Tuukka Airaksinen, Head of Brand Protection
- Stefan Holmström, Head of Mechanical Engineering
- Minna Kauppinen, Financing