News/14 Feb 2020

Borenius’ Trademark Team Retains its Gold and Silver Rankings in WTR 1000

We are excited to be ranked as one of Finland’s leading IP law firms in the World Trademark Review 1000 right after being recognised by the Global IP Awards. This listing is a yet another great endorsement of our IP team’s hard work and expertise in the field of international intellectual property rights.

WTR 1000 2020:

A haven for globally renowned brands that need 360-degree protection, Borenius comes through with “out-standing legal advice, a deep knowledge base and responsive practitioners”.

Enforcement and litigation:

  • Firm ranking – GOLD

Prosecution and strategy:

  • Firm ranking – SILVER

The review also recognises the continued successes of our talented individuals, which reflects our passion to exceed our clients’ highest expectations.

Åsa Krook was described as a true talent: “Quick on her feet, precise, practical and brilliant, there is no doubt to what she can achieve. Åsa is one of Finland’s best.

Ben Rapinojais the anchor when it comes to heavy-duty litigation; he recently enjoyed a victory on behalf of Orifam in relation to its pharmaceutical product packaging, which went all the way to the Helsinki Court of Appeal.

Publicly listed companies Ahlstrom-Munksjö and CapMan seek out the talents of Lasse Laaksonen, who marries his prosecution prowess with a refined understanding of marketing law.

Individual rankings:

  • Åsa Krook – GOLD
  • Ben Rapinoja – SILVER
  • Lasse Laaksonen – SILVER

Individual rankings, Anti-counterfeiting:

  • Åsa Krook

The World Trademark Review 1000 is the only definitive guide exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark legal services providers. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of highly qualified, full-time analysts, the publication identifies the leading trademark law firms and individuals in over 70 global jurisdictions.

See the full Finland WTR 1000 rankings here.

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Lasse Laaksonen