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BarentsKrans

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

BarentsKrans is particularly known for assisting clients with the protection of their patents, representing them in enforcement and invalidity proceedings. The law firm also handles non-contentious matters, including patent licensing agreements and supplementary protection certificate applications. The team often represents clients from the life sciences, manufacturing and technology sectors. Team members have notable experience handling soft IP matters.

Strengths

A market source describes the team as "pleasant, to the point and skilful."

Work highlights

Represented Nutrition Sciences in patent enforcement proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Jaap Bremer acts for clients on both patent and soft IP infringement and invalidity proceedings, as well as advising on the negotiation of IP licensing agreements. He also assists clients with anti-counterfeiting measures, IP ownership disputes and advertising regulatory matters. One commentator reports: "I really appreciate the fact that he doesn't take a 'one size fits all' approach; he takes the time to listen to you and he figures out what the client wants achieved."

Marleen Van den Horst is particularly popular with clients from the pharmaceutical industry for advice on the IP aspects of product launches, including patent protection and invalidity actions, as well as applications for supplementary protection certificates. In addition, she represents clients in patent enforcement proceedings. A client appreciates that she is "straight to the point in addressing client needs" and expands that she "doesn't get lost in non-relevant things."

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Overview

BarentsKrans’ leading IP experts deal with (multi-jurisdictional) disputes regarding infringement and validity of intellectual property rights as well as licensing and exploitation of technology matters. The firm’s IP practice has an outstanding reputation and track record with clients both in the Netherlands and abroad, and continues to attract an ever-growing share of the complex, high-end IP work in the market. Clients are particularly from the life sciences, telecom and nutrition sectors and include e.g. Bayer, Facebook Technologies and Oculus.

The BarentsKrans life sciences team is best known for its combined knowledge of regulatory, commercial and patent related aspects of the launch of pharmaceutical products and for representing clients in related (landmark) proceedings. Also in the field of medical devices, the team advises and litigates on regulatory and product liability issues. Clients include e.g. Viatris (formerly Mylan)  and Bayer.


Members

Bremer, Jaap (Head of Department)

Van den Horst, Marleen (Head of Department)

van Duijn, Allard

Intellectual Property

BarentsKrans

firm
Location

Lange Voorhout 3

The Hague

South Holland

Netherlands

2514 EA

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Netherlands

Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright


Jaap Bremer
Band 3

Intellectual Property: Patent


Jaap Bremer
Band 3
Marleen Van den Horst
Band 3