Pasi Valtonen

Hands-on approach at the crossroads of Business, Law and Technology

Competum is a boutique law firm specialized in providing legal support to IT and Technology firms related to contracts, Intellectual Property, corporate governance and other IP & legal matters.

Competum commercially astute hands-on services understanding business needs and business models is based on long experience from firms of all sizes, from the leading international firms to start-ups in Finnish and in international business arenas.

Our name “Competum” is the Latin word for a place where several ways meet. Accordingly, Competum provides services at the crossroads of Business, Law and Technology.

Pasi Valtonen, Counsel and Master of Science (Business Administration)

Since 2012 Competum and its’ founder Pasi Valtonen has focused on assisting software houses, IT service companies and other technology companies in their contract, IPR and other legal matters.

Prior to Competum Valtonen held positions at ICL Data (Fujitsu Services), Oracle and Tieto (TietoEnator) between 1996 and 2012. In addition to his in-house legal counsel roles, he has established, developed and managed international Corporate Intellectual Property & Open Source Support Functions for Tieto Group for many years, covering over 30 countries. Valtonen was also Commercial Manager at ICL and at Oracle his roles included Business Practices Representative and establishing and managing contract administration.

As a young lawyer Valtonen also worked  in National Agency for Medicines and Ministry of Social and Health Affairs as well as in district court to obtain judge qualification.

By education Valtonen is a Master of Laws and Master of Science (Business Administration). Since 2013 Valtonen has also been authorized litigation counsel in Finland.

Conference and Seminar Presentations

Valtonen has given speeches in domestic and international conferences and seminars, e.g.:

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Positions of Responsibility and Trust


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