Arto Karppinen

Arto Karppinen

“No matter the industry, Karppinen will turn it into an application!”

Arto Karppinen has worked as a patent agent since 1995. He has truly diverse expertise in the field, and his specialities include optics, electronics and optoelectronics. In addition to solutions for optical instruments, Arto is the person to turn to on the structures and materials of optical and optoelectrical semiconductor components and their technical applications.

Thanks to his wide range of expertise, Arto also has extensive understanding of measuring technology, including paper and paper mass measurements in the paper industry, physiological measurements and distance measuring. In addition to optical measurements, he is experienced with microwave technology and acoustic measurements. Arto is also well-versed in communications technology, the testing of electronic devices, digital image processing and technological solutions related to superconductors and cryogenic temperatures. Arto also understands mechanical engineering.

IP expertise

  • Patent and utility model application processes globally from their drafting to the granting of the patent
  • Oppositions and appeals
  • Various surveys related to e.g. novelty searches and the freedom to operate
  • Assessments and statements on scope of protection and infringements
  • IP consulting

Technical expertise

  • Optics
  • Electronics
  • Process engineering
  • Communications engineering
  • Measuring technology

Client industries

  • Communications and media
  • Consumer goods
  • ICT
  • Life sciences
  • Paper and forest industry
  • Freight and logistics
  • Health care
  • High tech
  • Industrial equipment
  • Electric measurement technology
  • Utilities / cleantech
  • Telecommunications

IPR sector memberships

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