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Hannes Snellman Ranked Among the Leading Firms in World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000

15 February 2021

Hannes Snellman has been ranked among the leading firms for trademark enforcement & litigation and prosecution & strategy in Finland in WTR 1000. Partner Panu Siitonen and Managing Associate Sarita Schröder have also been highly ranked as individuals.

According to the guide, “Full-service Hannes Snellman covers all bases for those seeking to safeguard, enforce and commercialise their trademark rights. For Nordic instructions, its tech-savvy practitioners work in tandem with their Stockholm colleagues to secure seamless protection across the region.

Panu Siitonen heads our Intellectual Property practice in Helsinki. He has vast experience in intellectual property (IP) and information and communications technology (ICT) matters, including IP- and ICT-related litigation. Panu has advocated several cases relating to trademarks and domain names, patents and utility models, copyrights and databases, and complex IP-intensive contractual issues.

Sarita Schröder specialises in intellectual property, marketing, and consumer law, with a particular focus on litigation and other contentious matters in these fields. She has represented clients in a number of notable disputes involving claims of trademark, trade dress, and copyright infringement, misappropriation of goodwill, as well as false and misleading advertising.

According to the guide, “Sarita always finds the optimal business-oriented solutions through her flexibility and creative thinking. She is practical and impressively responsive, and her analyses are spot on.

World Trademark Review is the world's only independent daily news and information service dedicated exclusively to reporting on trademark issues for in-house and private practitioners internationally.