senior vice president, head of Intellectual Property, Nokia
general counsel, Nokia Technologies
Eeva Hakoranta is Senior Vice President and Head of IP at Nokia, as well as General Counsel for Nokia Technologies, the company’s licensing arm. Before her current role she led Nokia´s patent licensing activities for six years, during which time she saw revenues more than treble. Ms Hakoranta is responsible for IP matters and enforcement strategies for all Nokia businesses, including for its industry leading patent portfolio. She joined Nokia in 2006 to create an IP rights legal organisation. Before Nokia Ms Hakoranta was in private practice at Roschier and handled among others corporate, transactional, intellectual property and dispute resolution related matters. Ms Hakoranta has worked in the intersection of business, IP and competition law for many years and has successfully closed hundreds of agreements, managed complex enforcement projects and been involved among others in transactions, regulatory matters and business development. Ms Hakoranta has an LLM from Helsinki University. Managing IP recently listed her among the 50 most influential people in IP.