Maria Ojala

Maria Ojala

”In my work, I particularly enjoy getting involved with brilliantly constructed brands and high-quality products.”

Maria Ojala has been a part of Kolster’s trademark team since spring 2016. Maria handles a diverse range of cases related to protecting and defending trademarks. She is specialised in trademark infringements and counterfeit products. She also has experience in various matters of marketing law and unfair competition.

Maria graduated from the University of Helsinki in 2015 with specialisations in trademarks and marketing law. Her LLM thesis discussed protection of well-known trademarks. In addition to her work at Kolster, Maria is a postgraduate (2017) in IP law from the Hanken School of Economics IP Law Master’s Degree Programme.

IP expertise

  • Consulting on the selection of business identifiers, searches and statements
  • Competitor monitoring: trademark oppositions, appeals, annulment actions
  • Trademark infringements
  • Anti-counterfeiting and customs surveillance
  • Unfair business practices
  • Marketing law
  • 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

  • Finnish Association of Industrial Property Rights
  • Finnish Anti-Counterfeiting Group
  • Finnish Fashion Law Association
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