Joose Kilpimaa

Joose Kilpimaa

“Like diamonds, trademarks are forever.”

Joose Kilpimaa heads Kolster’s trademarks operations. He has experience in IP issues since 2001. During his career, he has tackled “nearly all issues in the IP field”. As a result, Joose’s diverse experience enables him to assist clients in finding the optimal protection strategies and combining various forms of protection. Joose assists clients in matters related to copyrights, contracts, disputes and design rights, with a focus on trademarks and brands.

Joose’s clients include both domestic and international operators. He has strong understanding of the different IP needs of both SMEs and major companies. He has experience in international IP systems and country-specific practices from both commissions for clients and through active participation in organisational activities in the international trademark sector. Joose has been elected as a committee member of the International Trademark Association INTA, in which role he is able to influence the latest developments in the IP sector and promote Finnish IP expertise on the global level.

IP expertise

  • Brand strategies and consulting
  • Consulting on the selection of business identifiers, searches and statements
  • IP risk management, competitor monitoring, conciliation agreements
  • Court proceedings in disputes: infringement, injunction and annulment actions, inappropriate business conduct
  • Coordination and management of international legal proceedings
  • Anti-counterfeiting and customs surveillance
  • Domain name portfolio management, disputes and purchases
  • IP training

Client industries

  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Communications and media
  • Consumer goods
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • ICT
  • Life sciences
  • Media and entertainment
  • Oil & gas
  • Paper and forest industry
  • Public services
  • Freight and logistics
  • Health care
  • High tech
  • Industrial equipment
  • Metals & mining
  • Software
  • Natural resources
  • Pharmaceuticals & medical products
  • Electric measurement technology
  • Utilities / cleantech
  • Telecommunications

IPR sector memberships

  • Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys
  • Finnish Association of Industrial Property Rights
  • INTA – The International Trademark Association, member of the Non-Traditional Marks Committee
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