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Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Broad practice representing clients from the retail, technology and fashion industries. Expertise includes advising on copyright and design right enforcement matters and trade mark infringement disputes. Also assists with anti-counterfeiting and IP licensing mandates. Experience in portfolio management mandates.

Strengths

Clients appreciate the firm's commercial acumen, one identifying its "good sense of what clients expect," before citing its "sound business instincts and ability to set client expectations very well."

Work highlights

Advised Audax on the management of its trade mark portfolio, as well as representation in copyright and image rights cases.

Notable practitioners

Roderick Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht 's caseload features copyright and trade mark disputes, in addition to counterfeit claims. His user-friendly manner is cited by clients, one calling him a "great communicator," before explaining: "He is able to explain complicated concepts in a clear and concise manner."

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Overview

Although we may live in a sharing economy, you would think twice before sharing the products of your inspiration for free. After all, developing new ideas takes time, money and energy. Are you collaborating on an innovation or intending to sell your ideas or license a product? We will think along with you from the outset, all with the aim of optimising your product and position.

AKD's Intellectual Property, ICT & Privacy team is one of the largest and most specialised IP and IT teams in the Netherlands and Belgium. Our lawyers enjoy an excellent reputation both nationally and internationally. They litigate complex infringement disputes before national courts and all the way up to the European Court of Justice.

AKD also boasts a dedicated trademark and design registration team whose sole aim is to look after your IP portfolio.

International focus
The Intellectual Property & Technology practice group is very active internationally, maintaining strong links to the International Trademark Association (INTA), the AIPPI and Marques, by taking part in working parties focusing on sharing knowledge, to name but an example.

AKD's Intellectual Property & Technology practice group is one of the biggest and most specialised intellectual property and information technology teams in the Netherlands. Our IP lawyers have an excellent reputation both nationally and internationally.

Members

Hemmer, Martin (Head of Department)

Berendschot, Huib

Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht, Roderick

Dane, Jurriaan

Hendriks, Sophie

Woltering, Bram

Intellectual Property

AKD

firm
Location

The Edge

Gustav Mahlerlaan 2970

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1081 LA

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Netherlands

Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright


Roderick Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht
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