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Mikko Manner is a partner at Roschier’s Helsinki office, where
he is responsible for the IT, technology and telecommunications
and media and entertainment sectors, as well as the firm’s
outsourcing practice. He has extensive experience in both
contentious and non-contentious IP and information and
communications technology work, with an emphasis on patent,
copyright and trade secrets licensing, both on a standalone
basis and in connection with products and services. He also
has considerable experience of IP disputes.
Mr Manner works with clients from a wide range of IP-
intensive industries, such as software and services, media
and entertainment and telecommunications. He also provides
regular advice on IP and technology issues in transactional and
strategic contexts. He has first and second chair trial experience
of arbitration, mediation and litigation.
Mr Manner has been ranked as a leading individual by
Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal
IAM Licensing 250
, among others. He regularly writes
articles and lectures on IP, telecommunications, media and
technology issues in Finland and abroad.
Mr Manner originally joined Roschier in 2001 and later spent
over three years with Nokia Research Centre and Nokia Open
Source Legal. He rejoined Roschier in 2006 and became a
partner in 2010.
Mr Manner is a member of the Finnish Bar Association,
the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association,
the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual
Property, the Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights,
ITech-Law and the Finnish IT Law Association. He was a board
member of the Finnish IT Law Association from 2006 to 2009
and a guest expert on the IP advisory committee of Eclipse
Foundation from 2005 to 2006.
Keskuskatu 7A
+358 20 506 6519
+358 20 506 6100
Manner, Mikko
Roschier – Partner |
Winner – Intellectual Property, Finland
What clients said
“Mikko is undoubtedly a best-in-class attorney –
probably the best in Finland.”
“Not only does he have highly in-depth knowledge
of the IP domain, but he also provides practical and
business-oriented advice.”
“Mr Manner focuses on the essentials, gets things
done in an efficient and timely manner and is still
extremely easy-going, making you feel relaxed
and comfortable.”
“He shares your passions and pains as an
in-house counsel.”