STY in English

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 2019


Legal Counsel Minna Aalto-Setälä
Finland Chamber of Commerce

Vice Presidents

Vice President (IP and Legal) Pirke Fustinoni
Outotec Oyj

Adjunct Professor, Dr Max Oker-Blom
Hanken School of Economics

Other Members of the Board

Director (Intellectual Property RIghts) Heidi Adler
Orion Oyj

Senior IP Advisor, European Patent Attorney Kim Finnilä
Berggren Oy Ab

Head of Patents and Innovations Line Jorma Hanski
Finnish Patent and Registration Office

Legal Counsel Albert Mäkelä
Federation of Finnish Enterprises

Judge, Nina Korjus
The Market Court

Partner, Head of Marketing & Consumer Practise Mikael Segercrantz
Roschier Attorneys Ltd.

Manager (IPR) Noora Ristolainen
UPM-Kymmene Oyj

Director (IP Management), European Patent Attorney Virpi Tognetty
Kemira Oyj


Porstdoctoral researcher Juha Vesala
University of Helsinki


Henri Kaikkonen
Krogerus Attorneys
Unioninkatu 22, FI-00130 Helsinki, Finland
Phone +358 29 000 6843


Tiina Orre
Castrén & Snellman Attorneys Ltd

Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights
c/o Finland Chamber of Commerce
Legal Counsel Minna Aalto-Setälä
Aleksanterinkatu 17
00100 Helsinki
Puh. +358 9 4242 6244
Mob. +358 44 032 0054