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Topi is a business-minded lawyer with strong industry knowledge of ICT and various outsourcing arrangements.

Topi advises regularly domestic and international companies on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious technology and IP related matters, such as outsourcing, procurement and delivery of R&D or IT systems, products and services, software and IP licensing, e-commerce, and data protection. Topi has also acted as an advisor in several technology-driven M&A transactions and capital investments.

Prior to joining Inventio, Topi was a Business Division Leadership Team member in a leading Nordic ICT corporation, responsible for its legal matters. Topi’s in-house background has also developed a results-first approach to his work.

Topi is a frequent lecturer within the fields of contract and IP law.


Main practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • ICT, IP, R&D, technology, e-commerce, licensing, cloud, data protection, open source
  • Outsourcing, technology-driven M&A transactions and capital investments
  • Counterfeits, marketing, media
  • Both contentious and non-contentious

Career

  • Inventio Attorneys Ltd
    • Partner (2014-)
  • Tieto Corporation
    • Senior Legal Counsel (2011–2014)
  • Bird & Bird Attorneys Ltd
    • Attorney, Senior Associate (2008–2011)
  • Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd
    • Associate (2007–2008)

Memberships

  • Admitted to the Finnish bar
  • Member of Finnish IT Law Association
  • Member of Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights
  • Member of Finnish Sports Law Association

Education

  • University of Turku, Finland, LL.M (2007)

Languages

  • Finnish
  • English

Recognitions

Who’s Who Legal

  • Data 2020: Information Technology
  • Data 2019–2020: Thought Leaders
  • Telecommunications Media & Technology (2016–2017)

IAM Patent 1000

  • Transactions (2016–2019)

Topi Lusenius is a deft negotiator of IP contracts. With extensive in-house experience on his résumé, the Inventio partner has sharpened commercial instincts. (2019)

Topi Lusenius wields a commercial gift for negotiation that holds considerable appeal. (2018)

Transactional ace Topi Lusenius is a guiding light on R&D arrangements for native high-technology enterprises (2017)

Topi Lusenius keeps his finger on the pulse of technology-related developments and is widely admired for his nimble negotiation skills; with invaluable experience as senior legal counsel at Tieto Corporation – the largest ICT supplier in the Nordic region – he is finely attuned to the demands and pressures of the business world. (2016)

The Legal 500

  • TMT – Next Generation Lawyer (2018–2019)
  • Intellectual property (2017)
  • TMT (2016–2017)

Practice head Topi Lusenius is ‘very business-oriented’ (2017 TMT)

Topi Lusenius has ‘a straightforward as well a proactive way of finding solutions’ (2017 Intellectual property)

Topi Lusenius is a rising star. (2016)

Chambers Europe

  • TMT – Up and Coming (2019)

Topi Lusenius of Inventio Attorneys Ltd. is active on distribution agreements, SaaS and R&D contract matters. His clients praise him for “always bringing a business point of view to the table. (2019)

The Best Lawyers™

  • Technology Law (2017–2018)