Rainer Hilli is Head of the firm’s award-winning Intellectual Property practice, which is one of the largest in the Nordic region. The practice was most recently recognized as the IP Law firm of the Year for Finland by Managing Intellectual Property Global Awards 2016.
Rainer has more than 20 years of experience in intellectual property disputes, including civil and administrative court proceedings as well as arbitration. He has also represented clients in various fields of industry including pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, media, paper & pulp, engineering and brand intensive industries. He is frequently involved in multi-jurisdictional IP litigation. Rainer has experience from working in cross-border litigations both as lead coordinator and as lead of the national team. He has also been advising on product liability and product safety as well as regulatory compliance. Rainer’s practice also includes IP & technology driven transactions, licensing, franchising and technology transfers.
Ashurst Morris Crisp /London, Visiting Lawyer (1993)
Finnpap, Corporate Development (1989-1990)
Member of the International Bar Association
Member of AIPPI
Member of International Trademark Association (INTA)
Member of the European Patent Lawyers Association
Member of LES Scandinavia
Member of the Helsinki Bar Association
Member of the Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights (STY)
Member of the Finnish Copyright Association
European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), Board member (2014-)
AIPPI Finland, President (2004-2011), Board member (2001-2003)
Helsinki Bar Association, Board member (1998-2002)