MIP IP Stars 2022 – recognition for six Boco IP Individuals 

Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) has recently published its latest research results for Rising Stars.

We are happy to inform that two of our experts Tomi Salter and Jerry Härkönen were listed as Rising Stars.

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Tomi Salter, Patent Rising Star 2022 

European Patent Attorney and Partner Tomi Salter deals extensively with the protection of various technical solutions, in particular he works with patent prosecution of various machines and equipment, as well as inventions related to control thereof. In addition, he provides reports related to patentability of inventions and freedom to operate, as well as infringement and invalidity.  

Jerry Härkönen, Trademark Rising Star 2022 

IP Lawyer Jerry Härkönen is an EU Trademark and Design Attorney. He supports both Boco IP’s Sales and Marketing and IP Legal teams. He has experience from several IPR companies and I specializes in brand protection in a variety of ways. In addition, he is an active IPR-trainer and lecturer. 

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Tomi Salter and Jerry Härkönen Rising Stars in MIP IP Stars 2022.

Earlier we informed that four of our professionals were chosen for the IP Stars individual ranking list as follows: 

https://www.bocoip.com/en/staff/jonna-sahlin/Jonna Sahlin, Patent Star 2022, Top 250 Women in IP 2022 

Chair of the Board, Partner, European Patent Attorney Jonna Sahlin assists in various matters related to intellectual property rights and strategy, especially in the fields of chemistry, process technology, medicine, and diagnostics. In addition to prosecution of applications, Jonna, drafts oppositions, freedom-to-operate analyses, and statements on the interpretation of patents. 
Since 2017, Jonna has represented Finland as a council member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi) and as a Finnish member of the epi’s Professional Conduct Committee (PCC). 
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Description automatically generatedChristian Westerholm, Patent star 2022 
Partner, European Patent Attorney Christian Westerholm drafts patent applications and takes care of the prosecution of patent applications. He also handles opposition proceedings before the Finnish Patent Office and the European Patent Office and he has an extensive experience of oral proceedings at the European Patent Office. Christian handles utility model applications as well as design rights applications and prepares statements for various kind of IPR’s. He also has experience in IPR licensing negotiations and acquisitions. 
Karri Leskinen, Patent Star 2022 

Managing Director, Partner, European Patent Attorney Kari Leskinen works as both CEO and patent attorney. Karri is active in the design and implementation of clients’ IPR strategies. With regard to assignments, he has focused especially on the handling of opposition cases in Finland and at the European Patent Office. He acts as an expert in patent litigations, draft opinions and advises on patent law matters.  
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