Anna Haapanen

Head of Technology & Data

Anna Haapanen

Head of Technology & Data

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Anna is great to work with and she has a strong business acumen.

Chambers Europe 2023, TMT

Anna Haapanen has the ability to simplify complex matters.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2024, Intellectual Property

Anna Haapanen is extremely result oriented and wants to deliver high value work.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2023, TMT

Anna Haapanen is a strong performer, sharp and has great talent.

Chambers Europe 2023, TMT

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Focus on technology transactions, complex IP and IT intensive contracts and negotiations as well as intellectual property licensing with a special expertise in free and open source software.

Anna Haapanen is recognized as one of the leading international technology lawyers with international education and work experience both cross border and overseas and has practiced law in Finland, Sweden and the United States. She is dual-licensed attorney admitted to both the Finnish Bar and the New York Bar. She has earned Doctor of Laws degree in intellectual property law and advises clients with both non-contentious and contentious assignments.

Anna Haapanen is President of the International Federation of Computer Law Associations (IFCLA), representative of Finland at International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) and former Chairman of the Finnish IT Law Association. She is a member of the Delegation of the Finnish Bar Association, the highest decision-making body of the Finnish Bar Association.

Prior to joining D&I, Anna Haapanen worked at Roschier Attorneys in Helsinki and Stockholm, at Software Freedom Law Center in New York and as in-house counsel at Nokia and Hantro as well as held visiting lawyer positions at Supercell, Accenture, Nokia and Comptel.


University of Helsinki, Doctor of Laws (LL.D., 2017)

Stanford University, Visiting Senior Scholar (2015)

Hanken Svenska handelhögskolan (MSc. (Economics and Business Administration, 2013)

Columbia University (LL.M., 2009), Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

University of Helsinki (LL.M., 2004)

Admitted: Finnish Bar Association, New York Bar Association


Finnish, English and Swedish


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