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Suomen AIPPI ry, also known as the Finnish AIPPI Group, is a non-profit association operating as the national chapter of AIPPI in Finland.


New board for the Finnish AIPPI Group in 2021

The Annual Autumn Meeting of the Finnish AIPPI Group chose a new board to the Group as four board seats were decided in a vote. The board will begin its work on 1 January 2021. The new board includes Minna Aalto-Setälä, Pirke Fustioni, Kalle Hynönen, Folke Johansson, Jussi Karttunen, Karri Leskinen, Päivi Raatikainen, Panu Siitonen, Pekka Salomaa ja Riikka Tähtinen. Congratulations to the new board!

Annual Autumn Meeting on 16 December 2020

The Annual Autumn Meeting of the Finnish AIPPI Group was held remotely on 16 December 2020. 

Before the actual meeting, the Finnish AIPPI Group held an event where Ilkka Vuorenmaa, KPMG Oy, told about the findings of studies conducted as part of the ongoing IPR Strategy project in Finland, after which the AIPPI Resolutions 2020 were briefly introduced to the audience by Johanna Flythström (Patent), Pamela Lönnqvist (Trademark), Kalle Hynönen (Copyright) and Juhani Sinkkonen (General).  Thank you to our speakers for the interesting insights! 

Webinar on employee inventions - Thank you to our speakers and to everyone who participated! 

The Finnish AIPPI Group organized a webinar on employee inventions from the perspective of an internationally operating company on 25 November 2020. 


  • Anne-Mari Lummevuo, Doctor of Laws, University of Turku. Doctoral thesis "Complex of laws - interfacing different employment and patent regimes in global inventions" published earlier this year. Online version of the thesis is available at www.utupub.fi/handle/10024/148952.
  • Marja-Leena Mansala, LLM with court training, member of the Employee Invention Committee
  • Timo Vuorimies, Director, Intellectual Asset Management, Wärtsilä

Resolutions adopted at the AIPPI World Congress 

Four resolutions were adopted at the 2020 AIPPI World Congress Online in October. You can find the adopted resolutions from the section "Statutes & Other Materials" of the website. 

For more information about AIPPI resolutions, please see a video about the resolution process here.  Recent resolutions can also be found from here

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