Experienced IP lawyer Henrik af Ursin joins HPP partnership

HPP Attorneys is pleased to announce that an experienced intellectual property lawyer Henrik af Ursin has been appointed as a Partner Elect from 23 November to join the HPP partnership effective 1 January 2024.

Before joining HPP, Henrik has worked in other leading law firms in Finland. He is highly recognised within his expertise in international legal guides and rankings, such as Chambers Global and Europe, Legal 500, WTR 1000, Who’s who Legal.

Henrik specialises in the identification, acquisition, enforcement and commercialisation of intellectual property. He has extensive experience with a wide variety of questions related to IP, such as litigation, portfolio management, strategic planning and risk analysis, enforcement, brand protection, dispute resolution, trade secrets and know-how and domain names. He also frequently advises his global and local clients regarding IP matters in transactions and in employment contexts as well as in regulatory and marketing law matters. Henrik assists clients also with movie production related agreements.

Henrik serves as domain name panelist and a Committee member at INTA. He is also a European Trademark Attorney.

HPP’s Managing Partner, Markku Mäkinen, warmly welcomes Henrik to strengthen HPP’s team: “We are delighted to have an accomplished IPR expert to support our clients in their ever-increasing number of intellectual property questions. Henrik’s expertise will enhance our abilities to serve our clients in broad range of IP matters and in the interpretation of EU law. We are one of Finland’s leading law firms in digitalization-related legal questions and an internationally recognized Tier 1 law firm. Henrik will further strengthen our services in IP matters.”

Commenting on his joining in HPP Attorneys, Henrik says: “I am truly honoured and excited to join the esteemed team and partnership at HPP Attorneys and I extend my heartfelt gratitude to HPP for this opportunity. Intellectual property plays a pivotal role in today’s global landscape, influencing innovation, trade, and competitive edge for every company and I am dedicated to advising HPP’s clients in effectively safeguarding and maximising the value of their intellectual property.”

HPP Attorneys is a full-service business law firm advising domestic and international clients on all aspects of their business operations. HPP Attorneys has significant cross-border experience and regularly works with multinational clients and leading law firms around the world, particularly on transactions and investments, disputes, EU and competition law, technology and intellectual property rights. We are a top tier law firm for example in Green Transition including environmental and renewable energy development projects.

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