Our team / contacts

 

                                                                  

Our general e-mail address is info@kaosaar.ee, but feel free to contact our team members directly by using e-mail addresses provided below.

OUR TEAM
Our strength is based on the quality and efficiency of our team:



  JÜRI KÄOSAAR
European Patent and Trademark Attorney,  Managing partner , Tartu


jyri.kaosaar@kaosaar.ee

Jüri has graduated in mechanical engineering from the Tallinn University of Technology in 1968 with a diploma in fine mechanics.
1969-1992 he worked in the field of engineering and patents in the Tartu branch office of the Special Construction Bureau of the Estonian Academy of Sciences.
During 1971-1975 he studied as the postgraduate of the Estonian Academy of Sciences at the North-West Correspondence Polytechnic Institute of St. Petersburg (Leningrad).
In 1984 he graduated from the Moscow Patent Institute.
In 1992 Jüri obtained a Master of Science Degree at the Tallinn University of Technology.
1997-2000 doctoral studies at the Tallinn University of Technology.
 
Estonian patent attorney No 6 since 1992,
European patent attorney since 2002,
European trademark and design attorney since 2004.
Member of the Association of Estonian Patent Attorneys.
In 1992 Jüri Käosaar established the Patent and Trademark Agency Käosaar & Co. As managing director he administers the company’s economic activities and settles problems in different areas (trademarks, patents, utility models, industrial designs).
He has passed a training programme in USA.
 
He is a member of several international organisations like FICPI, epi, INTA .
 
Jüri is collecting pencils and there are around 12000 pencils in his collection, he is also a member of the American Pencil Collectors Society (APCS). 
  KALEV KÄOSAAR
European Trademark Attorney, Partner, Tallinn


kalev.kaosaar@kaosaar.ee

 Kalev has graduated from the Audentes University in 2001 and in 2007 Institute of Law at the University of Tartu with a diploma in law.

Estonian trademark and design attorney since 2004,
Member of the Association of Estonian Patent Attorneys,
European trademark and design attorney since 2004.
Kalev has been working in the company since 1999 and is currently the Head of the Tallinn Office. 
His main areas of practice are the registration and the legal protection of the trademarks including work with customs and the police as concerns the counterfeit goods.
He has passed training programmes in Denmark and USA.
Kalev is a member of FICPI and EPS (Association of the Estonian Patent Attorneys).
  ANNELI KAPP European Trademark  Attorney,  Partner, Tartu


anneli.kapp@kaosae

Anneli has graduated from the Tallinn Economic School in 2000 where she studied law specialized in customs.

University of Tartu, Faculty of Law, 2010.

 

Estonian trademark and design attorney since 2010,

Estonian patent attorney since 2011,

European trademark and design attorney since 2011,
Member of the Association of Estonian Patent Attorneys.
 
As Anneli has been working in the company since 2002 and she has experienced working in all departments. Her area of practice involves entering the trademarks into the register, renewals of trademarks, registering and legal protection of industrial designs, renewals of utility models. She also settles legal problems and deals with customs problems concerning the counterfeit goods.
 
  AIVO ARULA
European Trademark Attorney,  Partner, Tartu


aivo.arula@kaosaar.ee

Aivo has graduated in mechanical engineering from the Tallinn University of Technology in 1986 with a diploma in fine mechanics.
During 1986-1992 he worked as an engineer at the Tartu branch office of the Special Construction Bureau of the Estonian Academy of Sciences.
Estonian trademark and design attorney since 2000,
Member of the Association of Estonian Patent Attorneys,
European trademark and design attorney since 2004.
He has been working in the company since 1993 and is presently the Head of the Trademark Department.
Aivo mainly works in the area of trademark registration and deals with the formalities concerned, while also being in charge of trademark search.
  LEEVI MARKUS
Patent Attorney,  Partner, Tartu


leevi.markus@kaosaar.ee

Leevi has graduated from the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Tartu in 1988.

Estonian patent attorney since 2005,
Member of the Association of Estonian Patent Attorneys.
She has been working in the company since 2001.
In 2008 she became the Head of the Patent Department and her work involves different aspects in dealing with patents.
Leevi is experienced in drafting and filing of patents in chemical filed, including pharmaceuticals and biotechnological products.
She has participated in the training programmes at EPO and in Germany. 
  MARIT  MEINBERG  
Patent Attorney, Tallinn


marit.meinberg@kaosaar.ee

Marit has graduated from the Tallinn University of Technology in 1992 with a diploma in construction engineering and International University of Social Sciences “Lex” in 2003 with a diploma in business law.

Estonian patent attorney since 2011.

2000-2007 worked in the Estonian Patent Office as a patent expert.  She has been working in our firm since 2008 and her main working tasks are carrying out searches and also consulting clients in inventions and patents.

She has also participated in the European Patent Academy Seminars.

 MADIS PALUOJA Counsel for Commercial Law, Tallinn-Tartu

 
madis.paluoja@kaosaar.ee
 

University of Tartu, Faculty of Economics, an MBA in Business Administration in 2001.University of Tartu, Faculty of Law 2001-2006.Earlier work experience as trustee in bankruptcy (1999-2003); acting as councel for commercial law since 2004.

 

Started working for the company in 2012; his area of expertise covers everything associated with trade names, as well as providing legal advice in matters related to commercial law ― from the foundation of a company to its dissolution, including founding and liquidation, selling, acquiring and restructuring of companies, business administration consultancy (register entries, general meetings, capital movement), settlement of disputes between company owners (shareholders), and preparing agreements between shareholders.
  SIRJE KÜÜNAL

Patent Attorney’s Assistant, Tartu


sirje.kyynal@kaosaar.ee

Sirje has graduated from the Department of English Philology at the University of Tartu in 1978.
She joined the company in 2007 and is working as an assistant to the trademark and patent departments, besides she is also in charge with the archives.
 MARIA-KRISTIINA LUURMEES
Assistant translator, Tallinn

 
 

maria-kristiina.luurmees@kaosaar.ee

Maria-Kristiina has gradutaed from the University of Tartu in 2006 with a diploma in English language and literature. Currently studying for a master’s degree in translation at the Tallinn University. She has been working in the company since 2004, first as secretary, and since October 2009 as translator.
  KRISTIINA AASNA 
Administrative Assistant, Tartu


kristiina.aasna@kaosaar.ee

University of Tartu in 2008 in faculty of education
Kristiina joined our team in 2008. She is an administrative assistant who mainly deals with general administrative duties as well with documentation management and coordinates internal and external communication.
Duties include extending the terms of validity of patents.
  KÄRT KUUSEVÄLI 
 Chief Accountant, Tartu


kart.kuusevali@kaosaar.ee

2008 University of Tartu with a cum laude diploma in economics.

Master’s degree at the University of Tartu  2012.

2006-2008 worked in our firm as an assistant accountant.
Since 2008 as a chief accountant. She is also responsible for the communication with the clients concerning the accountancy and invoices
  HELLE KÄOSAAR  
Accountant, Partner, Tartu


helle.kaosaar@kaosaar.ee

1977 University of Tartu with a diploma in economics.
1992-2008 worked in our firm as a chief accountant.
She is mainly specialized in some parts of accountancy, finance and personnel issues in our firm.
  PEETER KONKS  
IT Manager, Tartu


peeter.konks@kaosaar.ee

1978 Tallinn University of Technology with a diploma in automatic engineering.
1980-1993 Tartu branch office of the Special Construction Bureau of the Estonian Academy of Sciences as an engineer and programmer.
He has been working in our firm since 1993 as an intellectual property software developer and specializes in all kind of IT issues.