Henrik af Ursin
Henrik af Ursin
Title: Counsel, Head of Intellectual Property
Henrik af Ursin heads the firm's Intellectual Property practice. He has extensive experience in advising foreign and domestic clients with the identification, acquisition and enforcement of intellectual property and with IP intensive transactional work.
Henrik has an excellent track record in working with all aspects of intellectual property, including IP enforcement, brand protection, unfair competition, anti-counterfeiting, licensing, domain name disputes, trade secrets, employee inventions, patents, designs, copyrights, as well as cross-border IP strategies.
Prior to joining Dittmar & Indrenius, he worked at a leading IP law firm, a patent and trademarks firm and a specialist IP firm.
Henrik is also a European Trademark Attorney and a domain name dispute panelist for the National Arbitration Forum and the Arbitration Center for .eu disputes.
Henrik is a member of the Finnish Bar Association, the International Bar Association, INTA, FACG, PTMG, STY, LES and MARQUES.
Joined Dittmar & Indrenius: 2014
Education: University of Turku (LL.M., 2000), Stockholm University (LL.M., 2002), Lund University (1998)
Languages: Finnish, English, Swedish, German
Publications & Lectures: Articles and lectures on Intellectual Property Law.
Henrik is recommended by Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IP Stars, WTR1000 World's Leading Trademark Lawyers, Who's Who Legal and Client Choice.
Henrik is the winner of the Client Choice Award 2016 and 2017 for Intellectual Property – Copyright. Henrik is recommended as being "consistently brilliant; he is super responsive at all times" and for being "able to provide strong, superbly clear and detailed legal advice".
Henrik is described by clients as "A top-notch lawyer. He is very client-conscious, very responsive and his legal work is very good" and as "profoundly business-oriented and able to solve our most complex problems". – Chambers Global 2017-2018
Henrik is recommended as "an anti-counterfeiting guru" and "a stellar enforcement expert", "gives brilliant, clear advice in a way that is pragmatic and cost efficient" and has "impressive problem-solving abilities". He is also shortlisted as a leading anti-counterfeiting lawyer in Finland. - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2014-2018.
Henrik is recommended by Legal 500 for being "one of the best lawyers in the country for IP enforcement work" and for having "an outstanding commercial outlook". - The Legal 500 EMEA 2015-2017.
Henrik is named an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property 2016 and 2017.
Positions of Trust:
- Chairman, The Finnish Anti-Counterfeiting Group
- Board Member, IPR University Center Association
- Committee Member, International Trademark Association