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Stefan Holmström

“Do not place the bar for patentability too high ? your competitor may pa-tent that which you left unprotected.”


Stefan Holmström has worked with patents since 1992. He is well-versed in the patenting of mechanical products and devices and equipment utilising automation. He has also worked with the pro-tection of inventions related to communications engineering, and has extensive experience in various patent evaluations, competitor monitoring, infringement statements, claim processes and court proceedings concerning patent rights.


  • Application process management in Finland and internationally
  • Novelty searches, patentability assessment
  • Technology investigation, assessment of technical level
  • Competitor monitoring: oppositions, appeals, annulments
  • Infringement statements, scope of protection analyses and court proceedings
  • IPR-In-house expert services in client companies

Technical Expertise

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Automation technology
  • Communications engineering

Client Industries

  • Automotive
  • Communications and media
  • Consumer goods
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • ICT
  • Oil & gas
  • Paper and forest industry
  • Freight and logistics
  • Health care
  • High tech
  • Industrial equipment
  • Metals & mining
  • Software
  • Telecommunications

Professional Memberships

  • epi – Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office
  • Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys
  • Finnish AIPPI Group – International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property