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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Best Lawyers Issues Outstanding Rankings for HH Partners

Best Lawyers has published its 2010 rankings of Finnish lawyers. Half of the partners of HH Partners were included in the rankings. "HH Partners has performed outstandingly in rankings, since our establishment. It reflects our firm’s long terms commitment to fostering and growing our knowledge.

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Rankings of HH Partners’ Experts

Lawyers of HH Partners have been well represented in international publications that rate business law firms. We have gathered here updated information regarding the quotes concerning our lawyers in various ranking publications. The information has been grouped by expert. The update was made in June 2010. 

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