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Recognition for Kolster: Tapio Äkräs ranked as IP Leader 2021


World Trademark Review and World IP Review published their anticipated annual handbooks of the world’s leading IP industry professionals. Special mentions was given to Kolster Partner and Director Tapio Äkräs for expertise in patenting.

World IP Review (WIPR) has chosen Kolster’s Partner and Director Tapio Äkräs among IP Leaders 2021 in Finland. The WIPR Leaders annual handbook ranks over 1,700 outstanding lawyers across patent, trademark, and copyright practices, who have shaped and influenced other and future IP practitioners.

Kolster continues to be one of the world's leading IP experts in both enforcement and litigation and prosecution and strategy in Finland for the third year in a row.

According to the WTR 1000 handbook,”One of the most venerable IP sets in Finland, Kolster is perfectly placed to cater to patrons with overseas interests; for example, dedicated Russia and China desks act as a gateway for rights holders keen to expand and set up new ventures or protect their rights on a wider stage.

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