Sakari Aalto

Partner, Attorney-at-Law, LL.Lic

Sakari Aalto advises domestic and international clients in technology and IPR-transactions. He has been working in-house as the head of licensing and legal at a technology company and has assisted clients in building innovative cooperating based business models.

Sakari has an extensive experience on legal issues concerning the rights and delivery of IT-systems, data protection and processing personal information in business. Sakari has been assisting corporate clients in these matters within both traditional and new economy industries.

Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Helsinki, 1993
  • Attorney-at-Law, 1999 – 2014, 2016
  • Licentiate in Laws (LL.Lic), University of Helsinki, 2001

Experience

  • Merilampi Attorneys Ltd., Partner 2018 –, Specialist Counsel 2016 – 2018
  • Uretek Worldwide Oy, VP Licensing and Legal 2014 – 2016
  • Merilampi Attorneys Ltd., Partner 2010 – 2014
  • Roschier Attorneys Ltd., Partner 2002 – 2010, Senior Associate 2001 – 2002
  • Morrison&Foerster LLP, Senior Associate 1999 – 2001
  • Sonera Oyj, Lawyer 1996 – 1999
  • Pello & Tiivola Attorneys at Law, Lawyer 1993 – 1996

Rankings

  • Who’s Who Legal, Data (2020): Recommended in Information Technology. “Sakari Aalto has a notable domestic and international practice that sees him acting in large-scale technology transactions, development of IT systems and IT licensing matters.”
  • Who’s Who Legal, Data (2020): Recommended in Telecoms & Media. “Sakari Aalto is “highly recommended” by practitioners in the market thanks to his splendid advice on data protection and intellectual property transactions.”
  • Legal 500 EMEA, TMT (2019): Sakari Aalto recommended
  • Who’s Who Legal, Data (2019): Thought Leader
  • Who’s Who Legal, Data (2019): Recommended in Information Technology and Telecoms & Media