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Panu Siitonen is a partner at Hannes Snellman’s Helsinki office.
He is head of Hannes Snellman’s IP litigation team and has
advocated several cases concerning trademark and copyright
infringements (including counterfeits and pirated goods),
oppositions of trademark applications, cancellations of domain
name registrations, infringements of patents and utility models
and infringements of geographical indications in recent
cases before the European Court of Justice.
Mr Siitonen has vast experience in both contentious and
non-contentious IP and information and communications
technology (ICT) work. He is an experienced negotiator and
has advised clients in various agreement negotiations relating
to the licensing of intellectual property, IT system deliveries,
software, research and development projects, the supply of
components, manufacturing and cooperation projects.
In regard to transactions, Mr Siitonen regularly advises
on IP and ICT issues.
Mr Siitonen works with clients from a wide range of IP
and ICT-intensive industries, such as fashion, media and
entertainment, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and life sciences,
automotive, telecommunications, and bio and forest.
Mr Siitonen is treasurer of the Finnish Group of the
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual
Property, and a member of the Finnish Bar Association,
the Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights, the
International Trademark Association, the Finnish Anti-
counterfeiting Group, ITechLaw and the Finnish IT Law
Hannes Snellman
Attorneys Ltd
Eteläranta 8
+358 9 2288 4245
+358 9 2288 4266
What clients said
“Panu has been exceptional so far, and in all cases
he has at least met – and mostly exceeded – my
expectations with the results.”
“Mr Siitonen provides a high-quality service which
in every respect exceeds the hours spent and fees
paid in value.”
“Mr Siitonen has always demonstrated exceptional
dedication to his work. This is particularly seen in his
willingness to understand the client’s business and
the entire legal and commercial framework.”
“In addition to assisting clients in both contract
negotiations and disputes, he provides deep insight
on the risks involved.”
Siitonen, Panu
Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd – Partner |
Winner – Intellectual Property: Trademarks, Finland
Client Choice – International 2013