Profile

Mika Puittinen

Partner

 

Mika Puittinen

Firm: Krogerus
Address:Unioninkatu 22
Helsinki 00130
Finland
Phone:+358 (0)29 000 6279
Fax:+358 (0)29 000 6201
Email:Send an Email
Local Time:Mon. 07:19
Web site: Direct Page

Profile

Mika Puittinen has extensive experience in information technology assignments with a special focus on large-scale IT projects and outsourcing arrangements. He also advises clients on intellectual property law issues and in general corporate and commercial law matters. Prior to joining Krogerus, Mika held general counsel and other senior legal positions in public companies and other international companies. Mika acted as general counsel for Fujitsu, Perlos and Cramo and as legal counsel for Tieto and Fortum.

 

Languages: Finnish, Swedish, English

 

Areas of Practice

 

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications

 

Professional Career

 

Significant Accomplishments

Chambers Europe 2014 (TMT): “Clients highlight Mika Puittinen as ‘communicative, efficient and diligent, and good at negotiating as well.’ His growing strength across TMT was demonstrated recently when leading his firm's presence on a wide range of significant IT projects and procurement processes, notably involving clients from the public sector.”

Chambers Europe 2013 (TMT): “continues to impress sources with his broad TMT caseload”

Chambers Europe 2012 (TMT): “known for his extensive in-house experience”; “Clients appreciate his background: ‘His level of expertise is extremely good and he's extremely valuable for us’”

Chambers Europe 2011 (TMT): “Mika Puittinen can draw on his background as a former in-house lawyer and is commended for his creative take on business issues”

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2014 (TMT): "Mika Puittinen is ‘very professional and a good negotiator’”

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2013: “Practice head Mika Puittinen has ‘in-depth knowledge of IT and related business matters as well as the highest quality drafting skills’”

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2012: “Mika Puittinen heads the technology and IP team, and is leading advice to [a leading client] on a large-scale ICT outsourcing”

Legal 500 (EMEA) 2011: “The firm is ‘highly recommended for complex, large-scale projects”

Listed in the 2013 and 2014 edition of Best Lawyers (Information Technology Law; Technology Law)


Professional Associations

Finnish Bar Association
Industrial Lawyers Association
Finnish IT Law Association
Cramo Plc, secretary, board of directors
International Bar Association



 

Education


Master of Business Administration, Helsinki University of Technology (2002)
Law Clerk, Korsholm District Court (1995–1996)
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (1995)