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Europe Netherlands Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright

This includes advice on ‘soft IP’ matters including advisory and litigation work relating to trademarks and copyright. Priority for ranking is given to those firms and individuals who attract clients specifically for their expertise in this area. On the litigation side, priority is given to those firms who are sought after for first instance proceedings.

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Band 1
  1. Brinkhof
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    Brinkhof
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Brinkhof is a pre-eminent intellectual property practice in the Netherlands with an outstanding reputation in both soft IP and patent matters. It is one of the leading law firms for defending clients in patent infringement cases, as well as representing clients in patent revocation litigation. The team has notable experience in patent licensing and portfolio matters, as well as questions concerning standard-essential patents. On the soft IP side, it is a top firm for trade mark enforcement and prosecution matters, including around 3D marks, as well as acting for clients on image rights disputes and trade secrets litigation. Team members also assist clients with EU copyright and comparative advertising directives. The firm is particularly popular with generic pharmaceutical companies, as well as clients from the telecommunications, technology, clothing, and food and beverage sectors.
  2. De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
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    De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is a market-leading law firm for soft IP matters, and also offers a notable patent practice. The firm has an outstanding reputation for assisting clients with trade mark validity and infringement proceedings, as well as being an esteemed choice for trade secrets disputes, parallel import cases and copyright infringement proceedings. The team is also well known for advising on patent infringement, invalidity and enforcement proceedings. Additionally team members have experience representing clients in disputes before the Supreme Court and handling portfolio management matters. De Brauw attracts clients from a range of industries, including the technology, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, and food and beverage sectors.
  3. HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER
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    HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER is a top-tier law firm for both patent and soft IP mandates. The team is highly esteemed for the enforcement of standard-essential patents and second medical use patents, as well as advising clients on the enforcement and invalidity of patents. It is also one of the pre-eminent firms in trade mark opposition or cancellation proceedings, copyright infringement cases, personality rights and community design matters. The firm also has notable experience in anti-counterfeiting measures, border seizures and parallel import disputes. It is particularly popular with clients from the life sciences and TMT industries for contentious IP matters.
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Band 2
  1. Visser Schaap & Kreijger
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    Visser Schaap & Kreijger
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 6 Years Ranked
    Visser Schaap & Kreijger has a strong focus on infringement proceedings, advising clients on trade mark, copyright and design right infringements. The law firm handles a broad range of intellectual property matters, with notable experience in moral rights, neighbouring rights, protected designation of origins and image rights, as well as acting on anti-piracy regulations and misleading advertising mandates. The team is particularly popular with clients from the media sector.
  2. Hofhuis Alkema Groen
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. DLA Piper Nederland
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    DLA Piper Nederland
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper advises clients on infringement, opposition and revocation proceedings for patents, trade marks and copyrights. The law firm also has experience handling parallel import cases and anti-counterfeiting measures, as well as acting on plant variety rights and trade secrets disputes. The team additionally assists with portfolio management.
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    Höcker Advocaten
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Höcker Advocaten has a strong focus advising media sector clients on copyright infringement proceedings and disputes around copyright levies. The law firm also represents clients in trade mark infringement cases and moral rights litigation. The team additionally assists with advertising regulations and anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy measures. It has experience acting for collecting societies and artist associations.
  3. Hoogenraad & Haak
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    Hoogenraad & Haak
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Hoogenraad & Haak acts for clients on trade mark infringement and enforcement matters, as well as handling image rights disputes. The law firm is also well known for advising on unfair comparative advertising. The team has a number of clients from the retail and food and beverage industries.
  4. NautaDutilh
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    NautaDutilh
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    NautaDutilh has a strong focus on advising clients on trade mark and copyright infringement proceedings. The team acts for a number of clients from the life sciences industry. The law firm often assists with cancellation actions, trade secrets disputes, colour trade mark litigation and parallel import cases. Team members also have experience handling patent disputes.
  5. Bird & Bird
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  6. Leeway
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. AKD
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    AKD
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 4 | 11 Years Ranked
    AKD advises clients on contentious copyright and trade mark matters, including infringement and revocation proceedings. The law firm also acts for clients on anti-counterfeiting matters and on misleading comparative advertising cases. The team additionally assists with non-contentious matters, such as portfolio management and the negotiation of intellectual property contracts.
  2. Kennedy Van der Laan
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 4
  3. Le Poole Bekema
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 4
  4. Vondst Advocaten N V
    Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright
    Europe 2022 | Band 4