Irenah works on a wide range of intellectual property matters for national and international clients in various sectors.
Prior to joining BarentsKrans, she worked at the Boards of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Alicante where she drafted trade mark decisions (examination, opposition, and cancellation decisions) on appeal stage for Members of the Boards of Appeal. In addition, Irenah gained experience as a trainee at international law firms during and after her studies in the Netherlands and abroad.
Irenah holds an LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary University of London and an LL.M. in European Competition Law from Universiteit van Amsterdam. The master dissertation during her studies at Queen Mary University of London was devoted to copyright protection for perfumes in the European Union. The dissertation in Amsterdam dealt with the influence of EU competition law on trade mark settlement agreements.
In addition to English, Irenah speaks German (mother tongue), Dutch and Spanish.
Universiteit van Amsterdam, LL.M. International and European Law: European Competition Law and Regulation (2012-2015)
Queen Mary University of London, LL.M. Intellectual Property Law (2011-2012)
Maastricht University, LL.B. European Law School and Dutch Law (2008-2011)
Hoyng ROKH Monegier LLP, Paralegal (2016)
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Research Assistant on a project regarding EUTM enforcement in EU Member States (2016)
European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Legal Assistant at Boards of Appeal (2014-2015)
Hogan Lovells (Alicante), Legal Trainee (2014)
European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Legal Assistant (Trainee) at Boards of Appea, (2013-2014)
Queen Mary University of London, Research Assistant on a project regarding copyright protection in the EU (2012)