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Kennedy Van der Laan

Intellectual Property

1 ranked lawyersBand 4NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Notable anti-counterfeiting practice offering vast experience in the fashion sector. Represents digital and collective rights bodies in copyright disputes and related royalty claims. Also acts for a range of TMT clients on piracy and trade mark disputes. Assists clients with advertising law mandates, as well as intellectual property contractual matters.

Strengths

Clients recognise the team's commercial acumen, one underlining that the team is "always taking into account the business point of view and is very business-oriented."

Work highlights

Represented the Royal Dutch Dental Association in a dispute with collecting rights society BUMA, concerning artists' rights to music played in waiting rooms.

Notable practitioners

Maarten Schut is expert in trade mark and anti-counterfeiting issues, particularly for fashion designers and retailers. His commercial acumen is pinpointed by clients, one describing him as "very friendly and very business-oriented."

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Netherlands

Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright


Maarten Schut
Band 3