The Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights 

Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights
c/o Finland Chamber of Commerce
Legal Counsel Minna Aalto-Setälä
Aleksanterinkatu 1700100 Helsinki
Puh. +358 9 4242 6244
Mob. +358 44 032 0054

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 2020


Minna Aalto-Setälä, Legal Counsel, Finland Chamber of Commerce

Vice President

Mikael Segercrantz, Attorney-at-Law, Roschier Attorneys Ltd.

Heidi Adler, Director (Intellectual Property RIghts), Orion Oyj

Other Members of the Board

Pirjo Aro-Helander, Office Head (Trademarks & Designs), Finnish Patent and Registration Office

Helena Wetterstrand,V ice President, Legal, Fortum Oyj

Noora Ristolainen, Manager (IPR), UPM-Kymmene Oyj

Juha Vesala. Porstdoctoral researcher, University of Helsinki

Jouni Smolander, European Patent Attorney, Laine IP

Jussi Ilvonen, Legal Counsel, Ornamo

Maija Puustinen, General Counsel, Dispelix Oy

Veera Lyytinen, Patent Manager, Sandvik Oy


Henri Kaikkonen, Attorney-at-Law, Bird & Bird Attorneys Ltd


Sara Väyrynen, Associate, Roschier, Attorneys Ltd