Rankings, News/12 Feb 2024

Borenius Secures Top Rankings in WTR 1000 for Trademark Excellence

We are honoured to announce that our IP team has once again demonstrated its expertise in intellectual property law by clinching top rankings in the prestigious World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000). The team has been awarded Gold in both the categories of Firms: Enforcement and Litigation, as well as Firms: Prosecution and Strategy.

The team is headed by Partners Lasse Laaksonen and Ben Rapinoja, both instrumental in shaping the team’s success. Lasse has been awarded the Silver in the Individuals: Enforcement and Litigation category, while Ben has earned the prestigious Gold in the Individuals: Prosecution and Strategy category.

The WTR 1000 highlights Lasse Laaksonen as a strategic partner and a force to be reckoned with. His ability to translate legal jargon into easily understandable memos for clients and their teams has been highly appreciated. Meanwhile, Ben Rapinoja is recognised for his swiftness, to-the-point advice, and cost-efficiency, making him a renowned figure in the Finnish IP landscape.

In addition to their individual accolades, both Laaksonen and Rapinoja have been recommended in the Individuals: Transactions category, further underlining their expertise in handling complex intellectual property transactions.

Borenius x WTR 1000 in 2024:

  • Firms: Enforcement and litigation – GOLD
  • Firms: Prosecution and strategy – GOLD
  • Individuals: Ben Rapinoja – GOLD
  • Individuals: Lasse Laaksonen – SILVER
  • Individuals: Transactions – Ben Rapinoja Recommended
  • Individuals: Transactions – Lasse Laaksonen Recommended

Borenius’ consistent presence and success in the WTR 1000 rankings solidify its position as a first-class law firm with a solid reputation in Finland, particularly in the realm of intellectual property. As the legal landscape evolves, we remain committed to providing unparalleled legal services to our clients and maintaining our standing as a trusted advisor in the field of intellectual property law.

See the full Finland WTR 1000 rankings here.

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Ben Rapinoja



Lasse Laaksonen