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Le Poole Bekema

Intellectual Property

1 ranked lawyersBand 4NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Enters the rankings this year following extensive interviewee feedback. Esteemed for its IP offering in the media sector, with regular instructions from collecting management societies, public broadcasters and production companies in respect of copyright and trade mark infringements. Also well equipped to assist multinational clients from the technology and food industries with non-contentious IP matters, including advice on advertising and soft IP strategy.

Strengths

The team's pragmatism is underlined by clients, one highlighting its "excellent service and hands-on advice."

Another client emphasises the practice's flexibility, asserting that "the firm is adaptable and able to take the specifics of a client into account."

Work highlights

Advised Unilever on trade mark litigation regarding its Fair and Lovely personal care brand.

Notable practitioners

Anne Bekema enters the table this year following glowing praise from market commentators. She handles trade mark litigation and strategy for clients in sectors such as consumer goods and retail. Her ingenuity is underlined by clients, one recalling how "she set a creative, no-nonsense strategy and executed it well."

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Netherlands

Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright


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