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Vondst Advocaten N V

Intellectual Property

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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.

Strengths

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."

Work highlights

Represented Teva against Novartis in patent litigation proceedings regarding anti-tumour product Afinitor.

Notable practitioners

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.

Otto Swens 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."

Ricardo Dijkstra 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."

Tjeerd Overdijk 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.

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Intellectual Property Department

Vondst Advocaten N V

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Jacob Obrechtstraat 56

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1071 KN

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Netherlands

Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright


Tjeerd Overdijk
Band 4

Intellectual Property: Patent


Arvid van Oorschot
Up and Coming
Otto Swens
Band 3
Ricardo Dijkstra
Band 4