Heikki Karjalainen

Heikki Karjalainen

“Towards a competitive edge.”

Heikki Karjalainen is an authorised patent attorney, who also works with the sales and marketing support, as well as coordination of patent validations.

As a patent attorney since 1998, Heikki has been drawing up applications for the application areas of electronics and telecommunications. Familiar areas include service applications, multi-operator environments and positioning systems in the telecommunications sector. He has also protected innovations in the furniture sector and shipbuilding industry.

Heikki has experience of evaluating patent validity and scope of protection, as well as providing infringement statements. He has also been an active lecturer on basic patent courses and subjects such as determining the strength and value of patents.

IP expertise

  • IP process optimisation: protection alternatives, courses of action and costs
  • Employee inventions: evaluation of invention reports
  • Patenting process: from drafting the patent application to its granting and opposition matters
  • Intensive training tailored for businesses and communities
  • Novelty and preliminary searches
  • Ensuring freedom to operate
  • Valuation of inventions and liens
  • Judging for invention competitions and hackathons
  • Commercialisation of inventions
  • Sparring on sales and marketing

Technical expertise

  • Electronics, circuit design, design of customised ASIC circuits
  • Digital technology
  • Space technology
  • Communications engineering

Client industries

  • ICT

IPR sector memberships

  • Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys
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