Merilampi welcomes a top expert Sakari Aalto to head the newly established Technology and Intellectual Property practice group
Merilampi Attorneys Ltd. forms a new Technology and Intellectual Property practice group. Merilampi appoints Sakari Aalto, Attorney at Law, as head of the new practice as of 1 June 2010. Aalto is both domestically and internationally recognized as one of the leading experts in his practice area in Finland. Before joining Merilampi, Aalto has been Partner and Head of the ICT practice at another firm in Helsinki, Roschier Attorneys Ltd.
"Strengthening and expanding our technology and intellectual property know-how supports Merilampi's long-term and systematic growth. Our long-term and systematic approach to growth has enabled us to continue to grow even during the recent challenging market situation. Forming our technology and intellectual property related expertise into a new Technology and Intellectual Property practice group lead by a top expert gives us great opportunity to take our services in these areas to the same high level as our other areas of expertise are. We are known for our leading expertise and high quality in Corporate, M&A, Dispute Resolution and Competition groups. We have all the reasons to believe that our new Technology and Intellectual Property group will soon reach the same status", says Jukka Laitasalo, the Chairman of the Board of Merilampi.
"Technology and intellectual property law and related regulatory issues will undoubtedly be one of the key growth areas in the future. Establishing the new Technology and Intellectual Property practice group enables us to serve our clients better in matters requiring expertise in these areas. Sakari Aalto is without a doubt one of the few top experts in the practice area in Finland and having him join us and head the new group is an unique opportunity. We look forward to being able to strengthen and expand our new group in to one of the leading teams of experts in the field of technology and intellectual property law in Finland", continues Jani Ylä-Autio, the Managing Partner of Merilampi.
Sakari Aalto says that the new appointment is an excellent possibility and challenge. "Starting a new group is a great and exciting opportunity. Merilampi is widely known for its high quality service and long-term relationships with most prominent Finnish clients. The clients' demand for legal services related to technology and intellectual property law is growing steadily and rapidly. By combining the strengths of Merilampi and my personal expertise the new Technology and Intellectual Property group will be in strong position to meet the clients' increasing needs in these areas", adds Aalto.
Managing Partner Jani Ylä-Autio
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Chairman of the Board Jukka Laitasalo
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