Tuula Rintamäki

Tuula Rintamäki

"Whether your invention is large or small, let’s seek the best protection solution for it."

Tuula Rintamäki has been a patenting professional since 2001. She is superbly equipped to act as a broad-based IP expert and advisor for both large companies and SMEs. Tuula has filed patent applications for a range of mechanical engineering applications in particular, such as building technology and construction products, including HVAC equipment, mechanical structures, concrete elements and auxiliary equipment. She has also handled inventions related to materials technology and telecommunications. Tuula has experience of invention report and patent processes, patent portfolio management, technology searches, risk and infringement analyses, and licensing and patent training.

Before becoming a patent attorney, Tuula worked for eight years as the IPR Manager of an international telecommunications company.

IP expertise

  • Patenting process from drafting the patent application to its granting and opposition matters in Finland and abroad.
  • Special expertise in US patenting
  • Counselling: protection alternatives, courses of action, optimisation, patent portfolio management
  • Preliminary novelty searches and competitor monitoring in commercial databases
  • Expert opinions on the scope of protection of patents, scope of protection analyses, prior art assessments
  • Patent infringement evaluations, infringement statements
  • Ensuring freedom to operate
  • Invention report process
  • Licensing

Technical expertise

  • Construction engineering, construction management and economics
  • Telecommunications technology: devices and networks
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Materials technology

Client industries

  • Communications and media
  • Consumer goods
  • ICT
  • Media and entertainment
  • Freight and logistics
  • High tech
  • Metals & mining
  • Software
  • Telecommunications

IPR sector memberships

  • epi – Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office
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