Mikko Manner is a Helsinki-based Partner and Head of Roschier’s TMT and Outsourcing practices. He has extensive experience in both contentious and non-contentious IP and ICT 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 in IP disputes. Mikko has won the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award for Intellectual Property in Finland in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015. In addition, he has been awarded with the Best Lawyers – Lawyer Of The Year 2014 award for Technology in Finland.
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. He was a board member of the Finnish IT Law Association from 2006 to 2009 and an invited expert on the IP advisory committee of Eclipse Foundation from 2005 to 2006.