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Hannes Snellman Strengthens Its Growing IP & Technology Team – Sarita Schröder Joins Hannes Snellman as Senior Associate

22 November 2018

Sarita Schröder has joined Hannes Snellman’s IP & Technology team as a senior associate. Sarita specialises in intellectual property, marketing, and consumer law, as well as litigation in these fields. Sarita represents clients in disputes involving claims of trademark, trade dress, and copyright infringement, misappropriation of goodwill, as well as false and misleading advertising. She also provides strategic legal advice in relation to trademark portfolio management, and the planning and execution of product launches and marketing campaigns. Previously, Sarita worked in another law firm in Helsinki for several years. She has also gained experience as a legal counsel in one of the largest Finnish telecommunications groups.

We are excited to get Sarita on board. She is a very talented IP lawyer whose expertise and litigation skills enforce our team and our IP arsenal enabling our clients to get the best out of their IP”, says Partner Panu Siitonen, who heads Hannes Snellman’s Intellectual Property practice in Helsinki.

In light of the ever-increasing importance and internationalisation of IP, I am thrilled to join Hannes Snellman in building a leading Nordic IP & Technology team. I look forward to working with Panu and all of our colleagues in Helsinki and Stockholm in providing our clients with business-oriented solutions to best protect, defend, and leverage the value of their IP assets”, says Sarita Schröder.

Sarita is also a frequent speaker at seminars and client events. On Monday 26 November, she will be attending MARQUES, the European Association of Trade Mark Owners, Judges’ Meeting in Helsinki. At the event, Sarita will be moderating a panel discussion on trademarks and unfair competition.