Ilkka Väänänen

Ilkka Väänänen

"Let's protect together the results of your technical development."

Ilkka has wide experience from various technical fields as an patent agent since 2001. His core competence fields are mechanical products, processing of minerals, paper machinery and hoist products. In addition to extensive experience as a patent agent he has also background in product development and production of indicators as well as customer delivery projects relating to machinery.


IP expertise

  • Patent and utility application process management
  • Novelty searches, patentability assessment
  • Technology investigation, assessment of technical level
  • Competitor monitoring: oppositions, appeals, annulments
  • Infringement statements, scope of protection analyses and court proceedings

Technical expertise

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Automation technology
  • Paper machinery
  • Construction engineering


Client industries

  • Consumer goods
  • Energy
  • Life sciences
  • Paper and forest industry
  • Freight and logistics
  • Health care
  • Industrial equipment
  • Metals & mining