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HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER

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Partners:
Amsterdam:
Willem Hoyng, Carla Schoonderbeek, Bart van den Broek, Joris van Manen, Simon Dack, Wilbert Derks, David Owen, Jeroen den Hartog, Frank Eijsvogels, Theo Blomme, Geert Theuws, Laura Fresco, Christopher Pierce, Peter van Schijndel, Johan Elkenbracht
Brussels: Carl De Meyer, Benoit Michaux, Benoit Strowel, Fabienne Brison, Liesbeth Weynants, Steven Cattoor, Carina Gommers
Düsseldorf: Prof Dr Christian Osterrieth, Dr Martin Köhler, Klaus Haft, Dr Christine Kanz, Kay N Kasper, Thomas H Schmitz, Dr Tobias Hahn, Dr Mirko Weinert, Dr Tobias J Hessel, Dr Stefan Richter, Christina Tenbrock
Paris: Denis Monégier du Sorbier, Benoît Strowel, Sabine Agé, Sophie Micallef, Marie Georges-Picot, Anne Servoir, Florence Jacquand, Amandine Métier
Madrid: Luis Fernández-Novoa, José Antonio Sanmartin, Laura Alonso, Álvaro Veláquez
Number of partners: 45
Number of lawyers: 100
Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER is a specialised European intellectual property law boutique created in 2015 when the well-established top tier IP firms Hoyng Monegier and Reimann Osterrieth Köhler Haft (ROKH) decided to join forces. In 2019 the firm teamed up with French patent litigation boutique Véron & Associés. HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER gathers up to 100 passionate IP professionals with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Lyon, Madrid, Mannheim (branch office), Munich and Paris.

The firm’s expertise: In all of its locations HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER services the needs of clients in the field of intellectual property law, including patents and trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights and design rights, as well as in related fields, such as pharmaceutical regulatory law, unfair competition, media and advertising law and all IP related contracts.

In patent law, the focus of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER lies in particular on the technical areas of electronics and telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, automotive and optics, with decades of proven expertise. The firm also serves all other technical fields, including mechanics, electrical engineering and chemicals. With its highly international orientation, enlarged European presence and increased strength and depth, it is also well placed for representing clients before the future Unified Patent Court (UPC). The Amsterdam office further provides patent prosecution services.

In addition, in the fields of trademark, copyright, design right law, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER offers a complete range of services relating to the enforcement, exploitation, assessment and protection of these rights, always at the forefront of new developments. Given the full harmonisation of European trademark and design right law it is ideally placed to serve its clients’ needs. HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER advises and represents its clients across a broad range of sectors including food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, industrial design, media, entertainment and publishing.

The firm represents its clients before all relevant national and European IP courts and authorities as well as arbitrating their IP disputes. It also acts for them as experienced negotiators and assist in drafting licensing, R&D and technology transfer agreements.

Practice Areas
Litigation, Arbitration & Counselling in the following areas:
Patents (Patent Litigation & Patent Prosecution)
Pharma Regulatory
Trademarks (Trademark Litigation & Trademark Prosecution)
Copyright
Design Rights (Design Rights Litigation & Design Rights Prosecution)
Counterfeit & Piracy
Media Regulatory
Advertising
Unfair Commercial Practices
ICT
Arbitration & Mediation