[cases, Trademarks, News]

Systematic trademark watch pays off in China – Saga Furs won long-running trademark dispute in Beijing Supreme Court

[cases, legal services, Trademarks]

Take-off to growth! Kide Science makes children excited about science in both Finland and China

[innovations, Blogs]

How does your story end when you recount the coronavirus spring from your rocking chair?

[News, innovations]

IPR survey: According to corporate decision-makers, innovation is an important success factor

[cases, patents]

Safety glass and windshields fresh out of the furnace! TaiFin Glass was born directly onto the global market

[cases, patents]

Finland and Novatron lead the digitalisation of the earthmoving industry – patents secure the leading position in the global market

[cases, patents]

Towards cleaner air and better cars – Pegasor’s sensor technology and IPR portfolio are ready for major partnerships

[patents, people, Blogs]

Experience, scale and internationality: the three cornerstones of our strong biotechnology and chemistry team

[cases, legal services, Trademarks]

A victory in the EU Court of Justice in the fight against counterfeiting

[cases, patents]

Pike or barramundi? Rapala’s innovative lures attract fish and fishermen all over the world

[legal services, IP strategy, Blogs]

Exceptional situation encourages business acquisitions – valuation of IPR portfolio is in the interest of both the buyer and the seller

[cases, patents]

Patent portfolio attracted buyers and gave wings to new business − Ekahau is now using artificial intelligence to improve wireless networks

[design rights, Blogs]

Low-threshold design rights will stop your competitors already at the starting line

[patents, News, Blogs]

A patent is a potential source of revenue even if your business fails

[cases, patents, News]

Innovative Vauhti Speed patented new generation ski waxes ─ and jumped instantly to produce hand sanitiser for the needs of Finns

[cases, patents]

Breakthrough with a combination of biodegradable glass fibre and plastic – Arctic Biomaterials is embarking on an ecological world conquest

[Trademarks, patents, News]

Check real time status of IP offices worldwide from FICPI database

[patents, Blogs]

A patent is a great way to combat climate change – this is how green technology innovations should be protected

[Trademarks, patents, design rights]

Going to the UK after Brexit? Now is the time to get your EU trademarks, community designs, design patents and patents in order

[Trademarks, IP rights]

Cannabis products will be the next source of IP disputes in the US

[patents, News]

Coronavirus vaccine creates unique global cooperation in drug development

[cases, patents, IoT]

Serial entrepreneur brought artificial intelligence to ski tracks, microwave ovens and the treatment of pain patients

[patents, News, UPC]

Germany cannot immediately ratify the Agreement on the European Unified Patent Court – the unitary patent system delayed to unforeseeable future

[cases, Trademarks, design rights]

Menstrual cup developed by a doctor is the trump card of a two-person startup on the femtech market

[cases, Trademarks]

From a cap to a lifestyle brand! Tella is aiming to the international market

[patents]

Yes, it is possible to obtain exclusive rights to the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine – but it is not that simple

[IP rights]

Coronavirus: Kolster continues to provide services normally

[cases, Trademarks, patents]

“Demand is fierce” − Aalto Haitek’s wave layered timber got a swift start from Toholampi to global metropolises

[IP firm ranking, Trademarks]

MIP EMEA Awards 2020: Kolster wins category for trademark firms

[News, IP rights]

Artificial intelligence is changing innovations and the IP industry

[China, Trademarks, News]

The coronavirus mobilised fraudsters in China – trademark hijackers take advantage of every opportunity

[Trademarks, dispute resolution]

WTR1000 ranks Kolster as one of the leading professionals for trademark prosecution, strategy and dispute resolution ─ special mention to Joose Kilpimaa and Jani Kaulo

[patents]

A good patent application has these four things – a bad one is at risk of being left as just a wall ornament

[China, IP strategy, News]

China’s new scoring system causes additional work for companies – being blacklisted may spell trouble

[China, Trademarks]

China’s new trademark law finally bans bad-faith trademark applications – but there are still loopholes

[Trademarks, design rights]

Brexit is coming – here’s what you should know about the impact of the departure on trademarks and designs

[patents]

Artificial intelligence as an inventor? Who invents and whose are the rights in the era on AI solutions?

[cases, Trademarks, utility models]

Polarmoss creates design products from reindeer moss – IPR secures growth in Asia and America

[cases, legal services]

Helsinki is Juneyao Air's port to Europe – Kolster as its legal partner

[China, IP rights]

Kolster’s winning streak in China: The best international IP agency once again

[China, Trademarks]

How to bring your trademark to the Chinese market: familiarise yourself with regulations and update your IPR strategy

[legal services, Trademarks, patents]

EUR 80 billion funding for businesses and the rise of a Finnish company to become a partner to the world’s giants – here are Kolster’s most read articles of the year 2019

[IPR Business]

At the turn of the decade, Kolster and customer innovations share the same goal and direction: international, environmentally friendly and efficient

[Trademarks]

Trademark for a legalised drug – international conference discusses hot topics in the IP industry

[patents, Kolster 145]

How the Finns became a nation of inventors – 145 years of internationally successful innovations

[IP strategy, IPR Business]

Different types of IPR strategy: aggressive or defensive

[legal services, patents, people]

Our chain of top experts is growing

[cases, patents]

Maritime innovator Langh Group turned competitors into customers by patenting SOx scrubbers

[patents, people, ip careers]

Leaping into the unknown paid off – IPR turned into a new profession for an electromechanics expert

[patents, people]

The secrets of successful patent applications – revealed by a 35-year veteran of the IPR industry

[legal services, Trademarks, patents]

This is how Kolster’s partner network works – consider these 5 things when you need international IPR services

[patents, people]

Measurements and mathematics increasingly important in protecting inventions

[patents, people]

Patent Attorney Christoffer Karlsson joins Kolster – chemistry, mechanics and sustainable development at the core of competence

[licensing, patents]

Your microwave oven might be cooking up a patent dispute – here’s how to avoid it

[China, IPR Business]

We are not talking about it enough in Finland: China’s digitalisation offers huge volumes for Finnish companies

[IPR Business]

Small digital steps straighten out the tangles of work

[cases, Trademarks, patents]

Textbook example of brand protection: Mobile app Hookle gains traction on international markets

[patents, people]

From Germany to Finland: European Patent Attorney Simon Mügge strengthens our patent unit for chemistry and biotechnology

[patents, Kolster 145]

HI-FOG® water mist invention for fire fighting

[Trademarks]

Marques 2019: Change is everywhere – is your brand ready?

[legal services, people, ip careers]

Legislation, legal practice and the world are in a constant state of renewal – the IPR lawyer develops his expertise at the same pace

[patents, people]

Tapio Kinnunen is our new patent attorney in the ICT & Electrical Engineering team

[cases, Trademarks, patents]

VM-Asfaltti to patent a revolutionary method for precise patching of roads

[cases, patents]

Gobbas Gård and Härmän Rati awarded innovation prize for their Finnish-made organic broad bean-based food product

[Trademarks, people]

Jani Kaulo, IP expert at ECTA, influences trademark law in the European Community

[legal services, patents]

A co-owned invention requires a joint ownership agreement

[IP strategy, people, ip careers]

IPR expert can see to the core of companies

[IPR Business, Kolster 145]

“Inspiring and useful!” The big picture in IPR encouraged dialogue

[IPR Business]

Taloustutkimus and Kolster detected an obstacle to the growth of Finnish businesses: Poor commercialisation of innovations slows down success

[IPR Business, Kolster 145]

145-year-old Kolster: “It’s not an innovation if it cannot be commercialised”

[News, IPR Business]

Certification Association Russian Register and IP law firm Kolster launch cooperation to help companies in entering new markets

[IP strategy, IPR Business]

Entrepreneur, do you want to succeed? Ask IPR strategists to help you

[patents, people]

Ville Nieminen strengthens Kolster’s patent team in Oulu

[patents, Kolster 145]

Abloy – the lock that can’t be picked

[China, IP strategy]

IP strategy turns the Chinese threats into opportunities

[patents, people, ip careers]

A patent attorney’s most important tool is the ability to listen

[China, IP strategy, IPR Business]

Increasing trade wars raise many questions

[cases, Trademarks, patents]

Montisera commercialises promising bioactive compounds – Montinutra revolutionises the circular bioeconomy

[patents, people, ip careers]

An ordinary patent attorney is a bona fide whiz with words

[cases, patents]

The University of Oulu protects its research results with diligence – creating new business through IPR

[patents, people]

Ulla Lenkkeri-Schütz is our new European Patent Attorney in Munich

[Trademarks]

Seven steps for proper influencer marketing

[Trademarks, people]

European Trademark and Design Attorney demonstrates professional skill

[patents, IPR Business]

Patent world visionary Toni Nijm: The IP industry will keep pace with innovations through technology

[legal services, people]

Leena-Maija Marsio set to lead Kolster’s Legal and Trademarks unit

[IP strategy, patents, people]

Liisa Nieminen strengthens our patent team in Tampere

[patents, Kolster 145]

Azipod® thruster – a pioneer in the marine industry

[design rights, utility models]

An alternative to a patent – how to use design right and utility model protection effectively

[China, IP strategy, patents]

China’s potential lies in intense competition

[patents, people, ip careers]

The opportunity to work with customers is what tempted this organic chemistry expert to return to Kolster

[patents, people]

Life without IP rights – like in the Wild West?

[patents, Kolster 145]

ALD technology – an invention in the pocket of every Finn

[China, patents, News]

Survey: Corporate decision-makers do not see China as a competitor — however, they believe in increasing Chinese investments

[Trademarks]

Make sure your trademarks are up-to-date

[cases, utility models]

Utility model for hemp sauna – Lehtinen entrepreneur brothers invent as much as they have time from their work

[cases, patents, IP valuation]

Idea-Keksi Oy refines innovations into products and reforms working methods

[patents, Kolster 145]

Kohonen map – enabler of self-learning artificial intelligence

[patents, Kolster 145]

Celebrating 145 Years of Kolster

[patents, Kolster 145]

AIV fodder – the cream of the crop of Finnish inventions

[Trademarks, patents, design rights]

What will happen to trademarks, design rights and patents with Brexit?

[Trademarks, News]

INTA Annual Meeting 2019: New innovations for using trademarks!

[patents, Kolster 145]

Postdoctoral Researcher Matti La Mela: Finnish IP developed in relation to other countries

[patents, people, ip careers]

Patenting visionary creates valuable works for the patent portfolio

[legal services, Trademarks, patents]

Kolster opened its first representative office in Russia

[IP strategy, patents]

Protect the uniqueness of your company

[cases, patents]

iLOQ brought locks to the digital age with patents

[Trademarks, News, EU]

The new Finnish Trademarks Act became effective on 1 May 2019 ─ classifications must be revised retroactively

[legal services, copyrights]

The author is entitled to a copyright − unless otherwise agreed

[patents, News, USA]

An abstract idea or a patentable invention?

[cases, Anti-counterfeiting, Trademarks]

Supreme Court of Finland makes rare request for preliminary ruling: trademark dispute advanced to European Court of Justice

[patents, Kolster 145]

The sauna stove – Evolution from a pile of rocks to a designer product

[patents, Kolster 145]

Heteka - an iron bed that became a bestseller of its day

[patents, people, ip careers]

The IP deep diver is a champion of summaries

[Trademarks]

This is how you can make the most out of your trademark

[legal services, Trademarks, people, ip careers]

Designs, brands and dispute resolution at the heart of IP Lawyer’s work

[IP firm ranking, Trademarks, patents]

MIP IP Stars 2019: Kolster leads the field – Awarded special recognition as Prosecution Firm of the Year

[cases, patents]

Grip and glide! Vauhti Speed races to the global top of ski wax

[cases, Trademarks]

Pizza parlours at disputes over a trademark – how to avoid pitfalls

[cases, patents]

Oulu-based UROS rose to become a partner to the world’s giants in record time

[people, Kolster 145]

Kolster as life’s work, family as life’s centre

[IP strategy, patents]

IP Director of Orion, Heidi Adler: Strong IP portfolio makes company attractive

[cases, licensing, patents]

Amandan Healthcare developed the world’s healthiest shower

[patents, people, ip careers]

Science and art combined in the work of an IP veteran

[design rights, News, copyrights]

A design rug was not granted copyright protection − is creative work without protection?

[IP strategy, people, IPR Business]

Timo Joutsenoja joins Kolster − a boost in our diverse IPR know-how for the Kuopio office

[IP firm ranking, Trademarks, News]

Kolster’s trademark attorneys highly ranked for prosecution and strategy − special mention for dispute resolution and IP commercialisation

[patents, people, Kolster 145]

IP makes the world better

[patents, people, ip careers]

Virtuoso of new technologies powered by challenges

[patents, people, ip careers]

IP specialist from northern Finland enjoys team play

[patents, News, Kolster 145]

Kolster’s first patent served the paper industry

[IP firm ranking, China]

Kolster awarded as the ‘Most Recommended International IP Agency 2019’ in China

[patents, people]

Sini Petsalo strengthens our local service in Kuopio

[cases, patents, IoT]

Digitizer of seafaring tamed the ionosphere with its patents

[patents, News, ICT]

Apple and Qualcomm are fighting over a patent infringement ─ how does the legal struggle affect the IP field?

[patents, News, EPO]

New patenting instructions for software - ambiguousness remains

[cases, IP strategy, Trademarks]

Paint and coating brands in a managed way into trademark portfolio

[IP strategy, patents, News]

These phenomena reverberate into the IP year 2019: Climate change, artificial intelligence, and uncertainty

[licensing, patents, people]

Kati Vesterinen is our new European Patent Attorney at Kolster Tampere office

[China, Trademarks, News]

Kolster’s Partner Jani Kaulo appointed as one of the four members of the new ECTA China Task Force

[China, patents, News]

The Chinese IP market in a nutshell

[patents, News]

IP & Brexit - what changes, what does not?

[patents, people]

Julia Urbanec strengthens our mechanical engineering patent team

[cases, patents, Ductor]

IPR protect the innovations of a circular economy developer

[IP strategy, patents, people, ip careers]

Patent attorney is a risk analyst

[Trademarks, patents, News]

China Mythbuster

[Trademarks, people]

IP lawyer helps customers succeed

[patents, News, innovations]

Best IP tips for innovation contests

[cases, Anti-counterfeiting, Trademarks]

Journey to the world’s most valuable car brand

[legal services, Trademarks, EU]

The Finnish Trademarks Act harmonised as EU-compatible

[cases, China, Trademarks]

China is a direction of interest to many

[innovations, EU, Horizon 2020]

Entrepreneur, secure your share of EUR 80 billion funding

[Trademarks, News]

Greetings from the Frontline: INTA Leadership Meeting in New Orleans

[people, business program, digitalisation]

Salla Lamberg to steer Kolster’s development projects

[IP strategy, patents, people, dispute resolution]

Chemistry specialist, European Patent Attorney Krister Karlsson returns to Kolster

[China, patents, News]

Shenzhen - the IP and innovation centre

[IP strategy, IP rights, fashion]

Comprehensive IP strategy a lifeline for a brand product

[China, Trademarks, people]

Jani Kaulo of Kolster in The Economist: A Chinese trademark hijacked in Finland, too

[patents, people, IP rights, ICT]

Europe-expert handles patents from ICT to concrete

[cases, IP strategy, patents]

Hookle patented a social media application and charmed Google

[legal services, IP rights]

Helping to untangle employee inventions

[licensing, legal services, people, valuation]

Hannes Kankaanpää complements our expertise in IP, technology and corporate law

[China, patents, News]

Kolster set up an office in the Chinese innovation area

[cases, patents, Plantui]

The success of smart gardens has its roots in IPR

[cases, China, Trademarks]

Fashion IP rights in good hands

[China, Trademarks, IP rights]

The wild Chinese market – how to protect your trademark in China

[IP strategy, patents, people]

Biotechnology sector is growing strongly – funding depends on patents

[cases, patents, innovations]

Butter & Egg Spread makes history – European patent opens door to the world

[China, IP strategy, News]

Kolster’s IP expertise increasingly valued in China

[China, IP strategy, people]

IP Specialist building bridges between China and Finland

[IP strategy, Trademarks, News]

Food counterfeiting is spreading – also poses a threat to Finnish companies

[China, IP strategy, people]

Asia specialist helps you succeed in the Chinese markets

[China, IP strategy, people]

In the new era of product protection, the West and China stand together

[patents, people, News]

European Patent Attorney Kati Leinonen strengthens our ICT patent team

[patents, people, ip careers]

To the patent specialist, quality comes first

[cases, patents, innovations]

A glass artist aesthetised concrete and patented her method

[legal services, people, ip careers]

A legal design expert polishes contracts and commercialises ideas

[patents, people, ip careers]

Patent attorney protects the latest innovations in ICT

[China, News, intellectual property rights]

“We were honored to have Hunan IPO in Finland”, says CEO Timo Helosuo

[legal services, Trademarks]

Changes to trademark legislation set to open new doors for companies

[cases, patents, innovations]

The ultimate protection for forest machine innovations

[Trademarks, News]

Is North Korea opening up to western brands?

[people, kolster, ip careers]

2017 ─ a year of transition at Kolster

[China, News, intellectual property rights]

Latest developments from the Chinese IPR field

[patents, people, ip careers]

The developer of pharmaceutical innovations in the world of patents

[IP strategy]

IP strategy to support your business

[people, blockchain, AI]

Blockchain and AI in the world preparing for a trade war

[News, UPC, unified patent]

The new European patent system is in the hands of Germany

[Anti-counterfeiting, Trademarks, designs]

The Supreme Court of Finland: No criminal liability for an infringement of an EU Trade Mark or a Registered Community Design

[Anti-counterfeiting, Trademarks, News]

Kolster represented Finland at the REACT Annual Meeting

[people, kolster, IP court]

Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen appointed expert member of the Market Court

[News, fraudulent invoices]

A warning concerning unfounded invoices in the IP sector

[IP strategy]

IP Strategy is a matter for the board

[startup, people, trade secrets]

Build legal protection for your trade secrets as part of your protection strategy

[cases, Anti-counterfeiting, Trademarks]

Anti-counterfeiting: A leave to appeal granted to Supreme Court

[China, IP law, News]

IP challenges discussed in Minister Häkkänen’s meetings in China

[IP firm ranking, Trademarks, people]

Kolster’s trademark attorneys received international recognition for their expertise in the WTR1000 ranking

[patents, people]

PhD Gustav Boije af Gennäs brings his strong expertise in chemistry and biotech to our patent team

[ilmiöt, IP strategy, people]

IP rights: An expenditure or competitive edge?

[licensing, legal services, people]

Profiting from an IP portfolio

[IP strategy, people, growth]

IP strategy supporting the internationalisation of companies