Official Slush side event on 1 December 2021: The Journey

Welcome to Lexia Attorneys’ Slush side event on Wednesday 1 December from 18.30 to 22.00. Come grab a drink and a bite to eat whilst listening to inspiring speakers from different startups and partners giving their thoughts on how to keep focus clear in the fast-changing business environment. The evening will...

Growth Academy – NDAs: Back to Basics materials now available

The materials from Lexia Growth Academy webinar: NDAs - Back to Basics, held on Wednesday 15 September, are now available. If you attended our event but forgot to take notes, you don’t need to worry! You can now download the presentations or watch the recording down below. Lexia Growth Academy...

Growth Academy September: NDAs – Back to Basics

Are your confidentiality agreements in order? Have you wondered about how they are implemented in practice? Come join our webinar to find out! Our next Growth Academy will be held on 15 September 2021 at 9:30-10:30. We will go through the basics of NDAs. Register now!

Apple to settle with small developers over App Store policies

Last week, Apple announced that it will change the App Store policies as a part of a settlement in the class-action lawsuit brought by US app developers against Apple in 2019. The agreement includes, in addition to a $100 million payment form Apple, changes in how developers can contact customers...

Growth Academy webinars spring 2021 – recordings and materials

During spring 2021, we held three one-hour Growth Academy webinars on burning topics and interesting issues related to Finnish legislation. The Growth Academy webinars offer a free and easy way for a busy startup entrepreneur to get on the scope of the legal stuff that might affect your business. Watch...

Finnish Patent and Registration Office rejected trademark opposition in the Kalevala dispute

The Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) has given its decision regarding the Kalevala dispute Dispute arose between two Finnish companies over the use of the name ‘Kalevala’, when a Helsinki based Finnish cultural tourism project called Kalevala kartalle wished to use the word ‘Kalevala’ in its logo. Kalevala Koru, a Finnish company creating traditional jewelry, filed an opposition to the trademark registration, claiming that there is a risk of confusion with the project’s...

EU proposal seeks to set strict rules for AI

A proposal drafted by the European Commission on the regulation of artificial intelligence was leaked ahead of its publication date. The official announcement is expected to be next week. According to the draft, the European Union plans to avoid the dystopian scenarios from Black Mirror or Westworld by taking a...