The Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights
The Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights (in Finnish Suomen Teollisoikeudellinen Yhdistys ry., “STY”), is an association for professionals working in the field of industrial property.
STY was founded in the 1930s and currently has over 500 members.
The association follows, participates in, and promotes the development of intellectual property legislation and the consistent application of said legislation and organizes seminars, conferences, and other events dealing with intellectual property rights.
Board of the Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights in 2023
Mikael Segercrantz, Attorney-at-Law, Roschier Attorneys Ltd.
Heidi Adler, Director (Intellectual Property RIghts), Orion Oyj
Helena Wetterstrand, VP, General Counsel, Nokia Technologies & IP
Other Members of the Board
Pirjo Aro-Helander, Office Head (Trademarks & Designs), Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Noora Ristolainen, IPR Director, Metsä Group
Juha Vesala. Porstdoctoral researcher, University of Helsinki
Jouni Smolander, European Patent Attorney, Laine IP
Jussi Ilvonen, IP Lawyer, Kolster
Maija Puustinen, General Counsel, Dispelix Oy
Veera Lyytinen, Patent Manager, Sandvik Oy
Kati Rantala, Attorney-at-Law, Eversheds Sutherland
Lotta Ahovaara, IP Lawyer, Papula-Nevinpat
Henri Kaikkonen, Attorney-at-Law, Bird & Bird Attorneys Ltd
Sara Väyrynen, Associate, Roschier, Attorneys Ltd