Reijo Rantanen

Reijo Rantanen

“In addition to the Tampere and Pirkanmaa regions, I travel flexibly within Central Finland and Savonia for client meetings.”

Reijo Rantanen has experience in the IP sector since 1999. His areas of expertise include, in particular, solutions related to wood and paper processing technology and energy production and distribution, as well as various automation equipment and systems, automatic control engineering and measuring technology, lifting equipment, transportation and logistics solutions and rock drilling equipment. Before joining Kolster, Reijo had several years of experience as a researcher and project manager with a research unit of an international electric power and automation technology company.

IP expertise

  • Patenting process from drafting the patent application to its granting in Finland and internationally
  • Oppositions and appeals related to patents
  • Novelty and preliminary searches and assessments of freedom to operate
  • Expert opinions on the scope of protection of patents
  • Patent infringement evaluations
  • IP strategy
  • Counselling and consulting

Technical expertise

  • Electrical and mechanical engineering, automation technology
  • Wood and paper processing technology
  • Energy and electricity distribution technology
  • Transportation technology and logistics
  • Automatic control engineering, signal processing, automation

Client industries

  • Automotive
  • Consumer goods
  • Energy
  • Paper and forest industry
  • Public services
  • Freight and logistics
  • High tech
  • Industrial equipment
  • Electric measurement technology
  • Utilities / cleantech

IPR sector memberships

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