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Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Highly skilled patent team with particular strength acting for clients on high-profile infringement and invalidity proceedings in the life sciences, technology and chemicals industries. Experienced in working alongside the firm's patent teams across the globe to provide exceptional cross-border coverage. Additionally assists clients with trade secret-related disputes.

Strengths

The department is commended by clients for its acumen in cases of a multi-jurisdictional scope, one asserting that the "patent team is very experienced in coordinating cross-border cases," before adding: "The different teams in various countries work very well together."

Another commentator extols the firm's straightforward manner of counsel, saying that "they are really hands-on and give no-nonsense advice."

Work highlights

Advised Eli Lilly on patent infringement proceedings against Sandoz, Teva and Fresenius Kabi in respect of the product Alimta.

Notable practitioners

Bert Oosting acts for a clientele of pharmaceutical companies on patent validity proceedings. His acumen in patent disputes is underlined by sources, one describing him as "very experienced in complex litigation."

Klaas Bisschop assists life sciences clients with patent invalidity proceedings. His goal-oriented manner is identified by commentators, one presenting him as "practical," before adding: "He gives solid, useful advice on complex matters."

Ruud van der Velden 's remit includes trade secret disputes and patent infringement proceedings in sectors including technology and chemicals. Clients emphasise his thoroughness, one speaking of his "complete overview of the case."

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Overview

Your ideas. Your innovations. Your brand. Our IP practice understands that these assets make your business unique, and we know how to protect them.

There’s a reason why more than half of the world’s top 100 brands (Financial Times, 2017) have chosen us to represent them. With 400 IP professionals worldwide, we combine a global outlook with local knowledge across the life cycle of IP assets ― from development to commercialization, and licensing through to maturity. But it's not how many lawyers we have; it’s the way we work together that our clients really value.

Many of our lawyers hold advanced degrees in science and engineering, helping us to fully appreciate the products and processes in traditional industries, as well as emerging ones.

We live and breathe IP. And we are ready to resolve your intellectual property issues wherever and however they arise.

Members

Wallheimer, Marc (Head of Department)

Bisschop, Klaas

Oosting, Bert

van der Velden, Ruud

Intellectual Property

Hogan Lovells

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Location

Atrium - North Tower

Strawinskylaan 4129

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1077 ZX

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Netherlands

Intellectual Property: Patent


Bert Oosting
Band 2
Klaas Bisschop
Band 2
Ruud van der Velden
Band 4