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Hannes Snellman Ranked Among the Leading Firms in IAM Patent 1000 – the World’s Leading Patent Professionals Publication

13 June 2018

Hannes Snellman’s Intellectual Property & Technology practice was ranked among the leading firms in the recently published IAM Patent 1000.

Our Intellectual Property & Technology practice was praised as “an excellent choice on the Finnish market for IP-intensive transactional matters” and a “fabulous M&A house”, and it was also praised for “its performance in high-profile battles […] and in major clashes in the Market Court”. 

In possession of a sharp and flexible mind”, Partner Panu Siitonen, Head of Intellectual Property Practice in Helsinki, was described as a “seasoned negotiator who also channels his commercial aptitude toward ironing out the rough patches in intricate licensing deals”. Devotees hail him as “an accessible attorney, who always picks up the phone when we call. He is capable of presenting a case to the court in a convincing and pedagogic manner; he refrains from exaggeration, ensuring that his elegant arguments are based on a sound understanding of underlying legal concepts”.

IAM Patent 1000 is the definitive “go-to” resource for those seeking legal patent expertise, which identifies the leading lights in 70 jurisdictions globally.


Panu Siitonen, Partner | Intellectual Property & Technology