Jari Ristola works at Genip Oy as Finnish patent attorney.
He is based in our office in Kotka. Mr. Ristola founded the company in 2008.
Mr. Ristola is qualified to practice before the European patent office (EPO), before the national board of patents and registrations (PRH) in Finland and before the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Mr. Ristola has the Finnish patent attorney bar registration since 1995. He passed the European Qualifying Examination in 2013 to become European patent attorney.
From 2006 to 2007 Mr. Ristola worked as a patent attorney in patent department of AKP Karhula Oy, which was later acquired by Coor Service Managemet.
From 2000 to 2006 Mr. Ristola worked as a patent attorney in AWEK Industrial Patents Ltd Oy, owned by Abloy Oy, Wärtsilä Technology Oy Ab, Evac Oy and Kvaerner Masa Yards Oy.
From 1997 to 1999 Mr. Ristola worked as a corporate patent agent in Valmet Oy and from 1992 to 1995 as patent engineer in A. Ahlstrom Corporation.
Mr. Ristola has worked as R&D Engineer from 1990 to 1992 with Valmet-Tampella Oy and as R&D Manager from 1995 to 1997 with EV Group Oy later acquired by Runtech System Oy in the field of pulp and paper industry. He has gained an in-depth knowledge in patent matters relating to energy technology, steam generation, fluidized bed combustion and gasification, internal combustion piston engines, exhaust gas emission reduction, maritime technology as well as pulp and paper machines and processes, and paper finishing technologies.
Mr. Ristola has a Master of Science degree in engineering at Lappeenranta University of Technology, Energy Technology, Thermo and Fluid Dynamics, 1990