Creative Commons 4.0 licenses translated into Finnish with the assistance of the experts at HH Partners

The official Finnish translation of the international Creative Commons 4.0 license family has been published. The translation is the first translation worldwide of the new license family. The English license texts have been translated into Finnish in the copyright advice project of the University of the Arts, Helsinki, and financed by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture. The Finnish translation was done by Attorney-at-law, Partner Martin von Willebrand, Associate Henri Tanskanen and Authorized Translator Liisa Laakso-Tammisto / IDE Oy Translation Agency. The translation work has been directed by Copyright Attorney Maria Rehbinder of the University of the Arts, Helsinki, and cooperation with the Creative Commons organization has been coordinated by Researcher Tarmo Toikkanen of Aalto University. From the left: Maria Rehbinder, Martin von Willebrand, Tarmo Toikkanen, Henri Tanskanen and Liisa Laakso-Tammisto. Photo by Mikko Säteri, CC BY 4.0

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Expertise in Open Technologies at HH Partners

In its communication, HH Partners, Attorneys-at-law, now distinguishes open technologies as a specific area of expertise. The open technologies practice forms a part of the wider technology practice of HH Partners. “For some time now, we have been receiving a clear message from our clients: it is hard to find high-quality legal expertise in questions related to open technologies, and the know-how of HH Partners in the field is highly valued,” says Martin von Willebrand…

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Article: Legal Tools in Creation of an Open Source Business

The legal rules often play a key role when it comes to business models in software businesses and notably in free and open source software projects. This is particularly true when the project owner wants to maintain some level of control over the software and the project itself. The balance between control and freedom is achieved by legal tools and policies, such as licenses, compliance policies, contracts, trademarks, organization rules, contribution policies, only to name a few.

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HH Partners participating at OK Festival and Openmind 2012

HH Partners supports OK Festival and particularly Openmind 2012 which is this year organised as a topic stream within OK Festival. OK Festival venue is the Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture at Hämeentie 135 C, Helsinki. Come and meet us on Openmind days on 18 and 19 September. Meet us at our stand or in HACK cinema 1!

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Article: Legal Tools in Creation of an Open Source Business

Martin von Willebrand, a partner at HH Partners writes on: Use of Legal Tools in Creation of an Open Source Project and Business Model The legal rules often play a key role when it comes to business models in software businesses and notably in free and open source software projects. This is particularly true when the project owner wants to maintain some level of control over the software and the project itself. The balance between control and freedom is achieved by legal tools and policies, such as licenses, compliance policies,contracts, trademarks, organization rules, contribution policies, only to name a few.

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Practical Law Company Recommends Esa Korkeamäki and Others

Practical Law Company (PLC) has published its 2011 recommendations on lawyers and law firms. PLC is one of the publications issuing such rankings. HH Partners is recognised and recommended in six main categories. Three of our partners receive separate recommendations: Esa Korkeämäki is recommended not only in one, but three categories (intellectual property rights, bio sciences: intellectual property rights and bio sciences: corporate and commercial).

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Who’s Who Legal: Leading Expertise at HH Partners

Who’s Who Legal has published its 2010 rankings in Internet, E-commerce and Data Protection. Who’s Who Legal identifies leading practioners in business law. According to Who’s Who Legal: ”We pride ourselves on the integrity and authority of our findings. It is impossible to buy entry into this publication.” The 2010 publication on Internet, E-commerce and Data Protection ranks Taina Tuohino and Martin von Willebrand as leading experts in Finland. Who’s Who Legal has published its 2010 rankings in Internet, E-commerce and Data Protection. Who’s Who Legal identifies leading practioners in busines law. According to Who’s Who Legal: ”We pride ourselves on the integrity and authority of our findings. It is impossible to buy entry into this publication.” The 2010 publication on Internet, E-commerce and Data Protection ranks Taina Tuohino and Martin von Willebrand as leading experts in Finland.

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IAM Licensing 250 Ranks HH Partners to the Top

IAM Licensing 250 has published its review on the World’s Leading Patent & Technology Licensing Lawyers 2010. Aptly named, the publication presents the leading experts of patent and technology licensing around the world. Esa Korkeamäki, Alf-Ole Wanamo and Martin von Willebrand from HH Partners´ technology and intellectual property law group have been ranked in the review that ranks altogether 25 experts from Finland.

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