Karri Leskinen and Jonna Sahlin recognized once again best of the best in IAM Global Leaders 2023 list 

IAM has again selected candidates for IAM Global Leaders and we are extremely proud that two of our distinguished patent professionals, Karri Leskinen and Jonna Sahlin, are part of this highly esteemed group of IAM Global Leaders 2023.

IAM Global Leaders list ranks the world’s top private patent practice experts. As per the IAM Global Leaders announcement “To be considered to be included in the guide, individuals must be ranked in the gold tier of the IAM Patent 1000 – the market-leading annual directory that identifies the top law and attorney firms and individuals in the world’s most significant patent jurisdictions.” 

Chairman of the board and Partner  Jonna Sahlin  consults clients  in the field of chemistry  in prosecution, in oppositions as well as different kinds of IPR strategy matters. Her ability to provide solid, well-founded advice in combination with her collaboration skills are often complimented by her clients. 
 
As a former Chairman of the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys (2010-2013) Jonna has actively contributed to the patent field in Finland. She is a qualified European Patent Attorney and since 2017 council member of epi as well as member of epi’s Professional Conduct Committee. In 2020 Jonna was appointed as an External Expert member in the Finnish Market Court.  

Jonna Sahlin
Karri Leskinen

Managing Director and Partner  Karri Leskinen runs the company, but he also devotes great deal of his time to client work, especially opposition work and patent litigation cases as well as statements on patent rights in general. His deep knowledge in patent matters is highly appreciated, and clients turn to him for his perception of difficult patent law interpretation questions. Karri has a wide-ranging experience in working as a patent attorney and clients seek for his advises on IPR strategy issues, technology transfers and M&A cases, where IP issues are relevant. Karri is a qualified European Patent Attorney, and he also acts as an expert member of the Finnish Market Court (specialized IP Court).

The criteria for the list are that this small group of merited patent professional has expertise and experience related to creating, protecting, managing, transacting and enforcing critical patent rights and they are able to innovate, inspire and go above and beyond delivering value to clients. 

The list can be found here: https://www.iam-media.com/survey/iam-global-leaders/2023/article/iam-global-leaders-2023 

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