What the team is known for
Dedicated intellectual property boutique with a focus on acting for clients from the life sciences and manufacturing sectors. Offers notable expertise in patent litigation relating to secondary medical use, infringement and FRAND licensing. Additionally represents clients in soft IP matters, acting on domain name, copyright and trade mark disputes, as well as portfolio management matters.
One client highlights the firm's ability to "operate in well-balanced teams to match the requirements and needs of the clients."
Another client relays that the team has "demonstrated a high level of technical and legal competence and an unwavering reliability."
Represented Teva against Novartis in patent litigation proceedings regarding anti-tumour product Afinitor.
Arvid van Oorschot
enters the table this year following extensive praise from clients, with one enthusing that he is "great at providing sound advice to the client."
His tenacity is valued by market commentators, with one underlining that "he has so much energy, so much drive."
He acts for life sciences and manufacturing clients on patent litigation and enforcement.
regularly acts for multinational life sciences clients on patent litigation. He is commended by market sources for his acumen in contentious IP cases, with one calling him "a very smooth litigator, with a good feel for the court."
maintains a caseload of patent disputes for multinational pharmaceutical clients. His meticulousness as a practitioner is highlighted by commentators, in particular his "understanding of technical issues."
is acknowledged among commentators for his expertise in plant variety law, with one reporting that he is "very specialised in plant breeding rights."
He is similarly able in trade mark infringement disputes and cancellation actions.