11 July 2019
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BarentsKrans again recommended in leading IAM Patent 1000 ranking

The international rankings of ‘IAM Patent 1000’ comprise of an overview of the most prominent law firms in the field of patent law and patent litigation. The listing is composed by means of substantial research by IAM. Firms are assessed on aspects such as knowledge, market share and the quality of rendered services. The assessment is based on experiences of clients and peers as well.

This year, BarentsKrans is again pleased with the achieved results of its Intellectual Property and Technology department, as it maintains to be shared among the top-tier patent law firms of the Netherlands. IAM concludes the following about the firm and the team:

BarentsKrans is one of the fastest growing firms in the Netherlands. Building long-lasting relationships with clients, this dedicated outfit is “a responsive group, which can be relied upon to come up with creative litigation strategies and provide astute advice”. The dynamic duo of Jaap Bremer and Marleen van den Horst are “highly regarded and very strong patent litigators especially in the field of life sciences”.

Clients find Bremer to be an extremely trustworthy adviser; “He is really hands-on, isn’t afraid to be honest with clients and charges reasonable rates.” Van den Horst “not only has a good understanding of intellectual property but also legislation for drugs and medicine. She has an instinctual feel for the court’s position on various issues, enabling arguments to be tailored to find maximum traction with the leading IP judges in her jurisdiction. She is a top-tier litigator for pharmaceutical patent litigations”. They have acted for Mylan for more than two decades.

The ranking is accessible via this link. For additional background information on IAM Patent 1000, please click here.

For more information on the Intellectual Property & Technology department, please click here.