Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright - Netherlands
What the team is known for
Kennedy Van der Laan often assists clients with the negotiation of intellectual property licences. The law firm also handles a number of contentious matters, including representing clients in trade mark infringement and invalidity proceedings, as well as advising on trade secrets litigation and misleading advertising disputes. The team has experience in anti-counterfeiting mandates and compliance with copyright directives.
A market source highlights the firm's "really good commercial approach" and "forward-thinking attitude."
Represented Lacoste in a trade mark injunction proceeding against HEMA.
An interviewee reports that Maarten Schut is "easy to talk to and easy to work with." Maarten Schut often advises clients on IP licensing as part of R&D agreements. He also represents clients in trade secrets and trade mark litigation.