Minna Hanninen

Senior Brand Protection Lawyer, Helsinki

Minna Hanninen is a Helsinki-based Senior Brand Protection Lawyer working with the firm’s Brand Protection, Intellectual Property and Marketing & Consumer practices. She has strong experience in assisting clients in diverse issues related to intellectual property rights, brand protection issues as well as marketing and consumer law, including but not limited to, trademark prosecution and enforcement, questions concerning trade names, domain names, designs and different aspects of copyright, questions relating to the acceptability of marketing and disputes concerning unfair business practices.

Prior to joining Roschier in 2021, Minna worked as a Senior Associate in a global law firm assisting several prestigious Finnish and global brand owners in protecting their world-wide trademark portfolios and representing them in diverse opposition, cancellation and infringement proceedings before the EUIPO, the Finnish PTO and the Finnish Market Court.

Minna has been recognized as a rising star by Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Minna holds an LL.D. degree from the University of Helsinki with a doctoral dissertation in the fields of intellectual property law and medical and bio law. Minna is also a member of the Finnish Bar Association.

Roschier (2021-)
Eversheds Attorneys Ltd. (2014-2021)
Magnusson Helsinki Attorneys-at-Law Ltd. (2013-2014)

The Finnish Bar Association
The Finnish AIPPI Group
Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights
The Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys (Junior member)
The Finnish Association for Medical Law and Ethics
Finnish Fashion Law Association

University of Helsinki, LL.D. (2021)
University of Helsinki, B.Sc. in Biology (2017)
University of Helsinki, LL.M. (2013)

Finnish, English