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Simmons & Simmons LLP

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 4NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Established patent team embedded in a strong global practice. Patent expertise encompasses pharmaceuticals, electronics and biotechnology, as well as manufacturing and telecommunications. Highly experienced representing clients before both domestic and European courts. Also active on soft IP mandates, acting on trade mark and design infringement proceedings.

Strengths

Clients appreciate that the team is a "very hard-working team that provides thoughtful and incisive advice."

Market commentators admire the firm for its collaborative style, one hailing the team as "very thorough and pleasant people to work with" and adding that the team "communicates with clients in a very effective way."

Work highlights

Assisted Coloplast with patent infringement and invalidity proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Bas Berghuis van Woortman represents a clientele of pharmaceutical companies, electronics multinationals and medical devices manufacturers in patent enforcement, infringement and invalidity proceedings.

Oscar Lamme assists with both domestic and cross-border patent disputes for a clientele encompassing the telecommunications, pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries. Clients endorse his diligence, one calling him "a very sharp lawyer with a good feeling for the technical issues." Lamme joined Simmons & Simmons in October 2020.

Paul Tjiam assists household names from the consumer goods and clothing industries, as well as food and beverages companies, with trade mark disputes. His pragmatism is remarked upon by market commentators, one saying that he "is very hands-on and very involved."

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Netherlands

Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright


Paul Tjiam
Up and Coming

Intellectual Property: Patent


Bas Berghuis van Woortman
Band 2
Oscar Lamme
Up and Coming