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De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is a market-leading law firm for soft IP matters, and also offers a notable patent practice. The firm has an outstanding reputation for assisting clients with trade mark validity and infringement proceedings, as well as being an esteemed choice for trade secrets disputes, parallel import cases and copyright infringement proceedings. The team is also well known for advising on patent infringement, invalidity and enforcement proceedings. Additionally team members have experience representing clients in disputes before the Supreme Court and handling portfolio management matters. De Brauw attracts clients from a range of industries, including the technology, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage sectors.

Notable practitioners

Gertjan Kuipers enters the top band of patents lawyers in the Netherlands this year on the basis of his impressive activity in patent infringement and enforcement cases. He has a number of high-profile clients from the technology and telecommunications sectors, as well as from the pharmaceutical industry. One interviewee describes him as a "lawyer with a technical background, who is very creative in formulating legal arguments."

One client describes Tobias Cohen Jehoram as an "IP expert and trusted adviser of our business," before expanding: "His impeccable judgement is very much valued." He is one of the leading Dutch lawyers for trade mark infringement proceedings, both before the EUIPO and before the Supreme Court. He also offers notable experience in trade secrets disputes, copyright infringement cases and parallel import proceedings.

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Overview

De Brauw’s Intellectual Property practice is firmly embedded in our 150+ litigation practice and is uniquely positioned to handle the most complex high-end matters with an IP angle. The practice is characterized by coving the entire field of IP law – with patents, trademarks and trade secrets as the main pillars – and handling issues that are at the intersections between IP and other practice areas, such as: competition law, M&A, arbitration, tax, contract law, international private law, regulatory and ICT.

We have advised and litigated for companies in the healthcare, life sciences, food and beverages, retail, telecommunication, ICT, energy, transportation, chemical, materials, banking and insurance sectors. 



Members

Cohen Jehoram, Tobias (Head of Department)

Kuipers, Gertjan (Head of Department)

Bergsma, Selmer

Intellectual Property

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

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Location

Claude Debussylaan 80

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1082 MD Amsterdam

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Netherlands

Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright


Tobias Cohen Jehoram
Band 1

Intellectual Property: Patent


Gertjan Kuipers
Band 1